Africa


Will A New Pledge To Facilitate Humanitarian Access Ease The Dire Situation In South Sudan?

Two weeks after a meeting in Juba with US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, South Sudan’s President Kiir has decreed an end to the obstruction of humanitarian access by government forces. The written declaration, publicised on November 9, ordered the dismantling of physical roadblocks restricting the movement of aid […]


The Central African Republic Sinking Back Into Chaos

On October 24, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres chose to spend the organization’s National Day in the Central African Republic (CAR). He declared that it was a “duty of solidarity” when explaining his visit, before adding that he also hoped to shake the internal community who, he believes, neglects the nation and […]


Alaa Abdel Fatah’s Sentence Confirmed By Egyptian Court Ff Cassation

The highest appeals court in the Egyptian Court of Cassation confirmed Alaa Abdel Fatah’s sentence from 2013 for breaking a law that bans protests and “endangering the public interest.” Abdel Fatah is an Egyptian activist and blogger who became popular with the public during the 2011 Arab Spring. With 18 […]


The Next Successor of Zimbabwe

On Monday, 6th of November, Mugabe’s vice president and long-time ally Emmerson Mnangagwa was sacked over allegations of “disloyalty”. He has since fled the country to South Africa, fearing for his life, seeking refuge. Grace Mugabe (Robert Mugabe’s wife), has been slowly building a political career since 2014; she is […]


#IBelong: The UNHCR’s Global Campaign End Statelessness By 2024

Statelessness is a global issue that affects at least 10 million people across the world, as per a UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) estimation. In the eyes of international law, people who are stateless are not citizens or nationals of any state; sometimes because they are born stateless, and […]