Africa

Climate Change Has Upended Kenya’s Agricultural Economy

Climate Change Has Upended Kenya’s Agricultural Economy Climate Change Has Upended Kenya’s Agricultural Economy

As the region faces unprecedented flooding, farmers are struggling to make ends meet.

May 17, 2024 / Emily Whitney

U.S. Army training Nigerien soliders

Niger Wants to Kick US Troops Out of the Country Niger Wants to Kick US Troops Out of the Country

This is just the latest in a series of stalemates, fiascos, or outright defeats that have come to typify America’s Global War on Terror.

Apr 4, 2024 / Nick Turse

President Trump Hosts Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban At The White House

Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream

The American elite has long had a soft spot for “our sons of bitches” like those Trump now befriends.

Mar 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The GOP’s Anti-Abortion Crusade Is Threatening HIV Treatment in Africa

The GOP’s Anti-Abortion Crusade Is Threatening HIV Treatment in Africa The GOP’s Anti-Abortion Crusade Is Threatening HIV Treatment in Africa

As a band of Republican congresspeople has set its sights on the health program known as PEPFAR, the media has remained shamefully silent.

Mar 6, 2024 / James North

American military helicopter wreckage in Mogadishu

The US Military Ignores and Neglects the Civilian Victims of Its Air Strikes The US Military Ignores and Neglects the Civilian Victims of Its Air Strikes

The United States can find time to issue orders for new air strikes but not to issue apologies for past errant attacks.

Feb 2, 2024 / Nick Turse

Pro-Palestinian supporters react in celebration after watching the International Court of Justice deliver its decision following a hearing of the case against Israel brought by South Africa in The Hague at the Embassy of Palestine in Pretoria on January 26, 2024.

The Complex Politics of South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel The Complex Politics of South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel

The ANC’s legal fight at The Hague is based on sincere principles—but it’s also given South Africa's beleaguered government a crucial boost in an election year.

Feb 1, 2024 / Peter Fabricius

South African delegation members John Dugard, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, and Adila Hassimon prepare for today’s hearings of Israel’s point of view as South Africa has requested the International Court of Justice to indicate measures concerning alleged violations of human rights by Israel in the Gaza Strip on January 12, 2024, in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Gaza: South Africa Calls In the Law Gaza: South Africa Calls In the Law

A ruling from the International Court of Justice could save Palestinian lives.

Jan 17, 2024 / Reed Brody

Marciane Ndamukunze, 68, arrives in Kizemba displacement camp, after fleeing heavy fighting in Masisi territory. 4th December 2023, North Kivu Province, DRC

The Big Little War You’ve Probably Never Heard Of The Big Little War You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is holding elections. Civil war has displaced millions of the country’s citizens but garnered little attention internationally.

Dec 20, 2023 / Hugh Kinsella Cunningham and Nicolas Niarchos

Two children walk along a dirt road in front of a field of huts.

The Progressive Refugee Policy That Puts the West to Shame The Progressive Refugee Policy That Puts the West to Shame

Uganda’s role as a co-convenor of the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva this week should raise urgent questions about the interests behind its much-lauded open-door refugee policy.

Dec 12, 2023 / Natasha Hakimi Zapata

The Wars You Don’t Hear About Continue to Devastate Millions

The Wars You Don’t Hear About Continue to Devastate Millions The Wars You Don’t Hear About Continue to Devastate Millions

The massive humanitarian intervention needed in Sudan, Yemen, and Syria is not in the cards—and the neglect has brought about horrific consequences.

Oct 19, 2023 / Priti Gulati Cox and Stan Cox

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