Yemen, Somalia Strategic Value Fuels Their Suffering: The United Arab Emirates Makes Its Indian Ocean Play

The UAE has already “all but annexed” Socotra island, a poor, remote, and ecologically unique part of Yemen, off the coast of the Horn of Africa

More Than 10 Years Later, It’s Still Hell; Women Carry The Burden Of Ugandan War Trauma

A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.

What Causes Modern Famines? Surprise, Weather Has Almost Nothing To Do With It, And Africa Isn’t The Worst Hit

Armed conflict, and active political repression are to blame for more than 75% of all recent famines.

From Rigged Elections To Armed Conflict: What Fuels Instability In Africa, And What Can Be Done About It

By 2030, 32% of Africans – forecast at 548 million – are likely to live in extreme poverty. Africa is quite unequal, so growth does not translate into poverty reduction.

Seven Key Trends For Africa’s Future: Some Are Good, Others Very Scary

Conflict in Africa is causing fewer fatalities than in the 1990s, but the number of violent incidents is increasing, and violence is becoming more complex.