In DRC, concerns that manipulated data for those in need could drastically harm the ability to respond to their needs. (Photo/Riccardo Gangale/EU/ECHO/Flickr).

In DR Congo, UN Accused Of Bowing To Pressure To Cook The Books And Downplay Numbers Of People In Crisis

Aid groups say overlooking three million displaced people will dramatically impact their ability to respond to needs.


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Former president of Ghana John Mahama (R) with members of the Commonwealth observer mission to Kenya in 2017. (Photo/Commonwealth/Flickr).

To The Music Of ‘Democracy Is Dying’, 12 African Countries Head To The Polls In 2019: How Will It End?

There is proliferation of progressive forces at all levels of African politics. They are exposing and combating corruption and other abuses of power.


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At age one, Fatima was subjected to FGM in her village in Afar Region of Ethiopia. (Photo/ Kate Holt/UNICEF).

FGM In Africa Sees ‘Huge And Significant’ Decline, With Dramatic Fall From 71% To 8% In East Africa Over 20 Years

The number of women predicted to be face genital mutilation in the world each year could rise to 4.6 million by 2030.


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KFC in Harare has shut down. (Photo/Aaron Ufumeli/ EPA-EFE).

Zimbabwe’s Economy Is Tanking: Why Mnangagwa Is Just Not Able To Fix It

The Mnangagwa regime could try to take ill-gotten gains away from Mugabe and Grace Mugabe, as Malaysias new government is doing to its previous kleptocratic prime minister and his wife.


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Child malnutrition in Africa is a striking story about inequality. (Photo/Megan Trace/Flickr)

Inequality And Child Hunger: Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia Make Progress, But Full Stomachs Still Belong To The Richer

Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.