Africa


Echo Of Help From Africa

Cyclone Idai, a high-end category 2 tropical cyclone, swept across southern Africa last week. Proclaimed as by what the UN says could be “one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit the southern hemisphere,” hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands more have been affected. Areas […]


The World Has Not Been Paying Attention, Congo’s Humanitarian Crisis Equal To Syria

Public services are at the breaking point following the violent expulsion of 300,000 Congolese from Angola. The Kasai region within The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been embroiled in conflict since 2016, now being concentrated in only a few small pockets. Tensions remain high with ethnic divisions threatening […]


Algeria Indefinitely Postpones Elections In Response To Protests; Promises To Create A Theocracy

In response to immense national protests, current Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he would no longer run for a fifth term. The president leading the “pouvoir,” the ruling elite regime in Algeria, since 1999 sparked the massive protests on February 22 of this year when he announced he would run […]


Cyclone Idai Devastates Southeastern Africa

Cyclone Idai caused significant landfall in southeastern Africa this past Thursday, causing widespread destruction by flooding roads and washing away bridges in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. UN officials have estimated that the severe weather has displaced nearly 1.5 million and killed more than 150 people across the region. As the […]


Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan Leaders Meet to Reaffirm Peace Deal 1

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, and Eritrea’s President, Isais Afwerki, recently visited South Sudan for high-level meetings with their President, Salva Kiir, in hopes to reaffirm peace talks between the regime and local rebels. This move was done amidst fears that last year’s peace deal with rebel leader Riek Machar […]