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The tragedy of forced displacement

The solutions to this major crisis, and indeed many of our problems, would naturally flow from the recognition of the fact that we are brothers and sisters of one humanity.

America’s war-fighting footprint in Africa

Secret U.S. military documents reveal a constellation of American military bases across that continent.

Kenya joins growing fight against plastic pollution

Kenya's plastic bag ban, which begins in September, will require sweeping changes to business as usual.

Promise and peril in Africa’s newest democracy

While the victory for democracy in the Gambia is important and should be celebrated, the way it came about should give us some pause.

Ethiopia: Peaceful protest to armed uprising

This unprecedented uprising may be held at bay for a time, restrained by force and unjust legislation, but people rightly sense this is the moment for change.

Billionaires arrive on private jets to solve inequality, while African children eat ashes

To really help the poorest countries, we need to do less: less military, less debt, and less corporate farming.

The world’s worst crisis

This is one of Africa’s largest displacement crises and the world cannot afford to brush it under the carpet.

Climate change forced over 1 million Africans from their homes in 2015

Disasters triggered by rapid-onset natural hazards affected 33 African countries last year.

Africa’s last colony: Repression and nonviolent resistance in occupied Western Sahara

The Sahrawi people are undeterred in their nonviolent struggle for self-determination.

Unforeseen consequences in Mali

The destabilization of the country is at least partially a result of the NATO intervention in nearby Libya