Evan Nachtrieb / Africa Is A CountryNov 29, 2022
Whether you believe that Rwandan meddling and Kenyan-backed EAC intervention are valid responses to the insecurity on their western flanks, the current escalatory track is dangerous. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
JOE MWIHIA, JOSPHAT KASIRE and BEN CURTIS / The Associated PressFeb 2, 2020
The voracious insects have swept in from Somalia and Ethiopia to threaten other East African nations — and they're breeding fast. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
CARA ANNA and LAURAN NEERGAARD /The Associated PressJan 16, 2020
Spread by mosquito bites, malaria kills more than 400,000 people every year, two-thirds of them under 5 and most in Africa. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
ABDI GULED, TOM ODULA and CARA ANNA / The Associated PressJan 5, 2020
A spokesman for the Sunni Muslim group says the assault is not related to the death of Iran's Qassem Soleimani. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
ELIAS MESERET and CARA ANNA / The Associated PressOct 11, 2019
His sweeping reforms and embrace of a bitter rival are called an inspiration and hopeful counterpoint to strongman movements beyond Africa. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Vijay Prashad / Independent Media Institute Mar 27, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has once again proved himself capable of all manner of violent cruelty to maintain his grip on power. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
ELIAS MESERET / The Associated PressMar 10, 2019
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max, en route to Nairobi, crashes shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, killing everyone aboard. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Elaine Margolin / TruthdigMar 2, 2018
Tom Sleigh travels to war zones and refugee camps, yet views intervention on his part as transgression. When does passivity become complicity? Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By Andrea Germanos / Common DreamsNov 26, 2015
"In effect, there is a clear link between the protection of nature and the building of a just and equitable social order," the pontiff said at the start of his first visit to Africa. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigJul 27, 2015
President Obama continued his diplomatic visit to Kenya on Sunday with a speech focusing on gender issues including sexual violence, education and the forced marriage of minors. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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