Africa


Israel’s Plans To Shut Down Al Jazeera Decried By Organizations And Journalists Worldwide

On August 6th, Israel’s Communication Minister Ayoob Kara announced his plans to withdraw the credentials of Al Jazeera’s Arabic and English journalists and close down its Jerusalem bureau. The Doha-based news channel has been active in Israel-Palestine since 1996, but has recently been accused of ‘incitement’ by Prime Minister Benjamin […]


UNICEF Regional Director Stresses The Necessity For Humanitarian Assistance In Libya

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, recently completed his first visit to Libya.  On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Cappelaere made a statement warning that half a million children in Libya are in dire need of humanitarian assistance due to […]


C.A.R. Clashes The Latest In Renewed Violence Across The Republic

At least thirty civilians, including six Red Cross volunteers, have died in the Central African Republic as a result of an outbreak of violence between local self-defence groups and members of the militant group, the Union for Peace in Central Africa. Fighting erupted in the town of Gambo, located 75 […]


UN Report Finds More Than 250 People Killed In Congo Since March

More than 250 people, including 62 children, were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between March and June of this year, according to a new UN report. The report is based on interviews with 96 refugees who fled Congo’s Kasai region into Angola. From their accounts, the UN […]


U.N. Warns Of Genocide In C.A.R As Six Red Cross Volunteers Are Announced Dead

The deaths of dozens of civilians and six Red Cross workers were announced on Wednesday, just one day after the U.N. declared early warning signs of genocide in the Central African Republic. The aid workers and civilians died in a clash between an armed group and a self-defence group in […]


Made In Africa

I have heard many say that ‘adulting’ is no fun. It means being more aware of the happenings of the world, a job, taxes, thinking about ends meeting, and basically, responsibility, for some that is. Many others either have the pleasure of remaining children, even after physically becoming adults, or […]


Migrant Crisis In Europe: Crossing The Mediterranean Sea

There are thousands of people trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy illegally every year. Among them, the majority are Nigerians who flee their home country to Europe, mainly through Libya. Similarly, people from Bangladesh, Guinea, Gambia, Senegal, and Morocco also join the troop of risky crossing, Bloomberg reports. […]