At Today’s Rate Would Take UN 337 Years To Get Enough Women Peacekeepers: We’re Missing Out On A Great Thing

Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Rwanda, and Senegal between them provide 30% of the UN’s total peacekeeping force.

America’s Humiliation Of African Union Chief Faki Should Push Continent’s Regional Powers Into New Action

The snub signals the return of the US/Africa policy that held sway from 1960 to 2001 when the continent was on the back burner in Washington.

West Africa Issues Wake-Up Call To Africa’s Tyrants: Holding Former Rulers Accountable For Atrocities Catching On In Region?

The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.

She Needed $15 To Save Her Son, But Had Only $5. He Died: How A Gold Mine Brought Only Misery In Liberia

New Liberty Gold has the backing of the World Bank’s IFC. A recent report by Oxfam found that 84% of the IFC’s investments in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015 used tax havens.

In Africa And Elsewhere, A Curious Case: Why Do Women’s Rights Advance More Quickly After Major Conflict?

Uganda was the first post-conflict country where this trend became evident in Africa, with Rwanda next taking it to a whole new level, achieving what Nordic countries had done over the course of 100 years.