Injured child in Liberia conflict (left), Roland van Hauwermeiren (centre), and scenes from Haiti earthquake (right).

The Aid Sector’s Horrible Problem: Oxfam Sexual Exploiter In Haiti Had Been Caught 7 Years Earlier In Liberia

“I remember thinking, oh, [unusual] there are some old unattractive white men NOT having sex with prostitutes – weird”, said an aid worker


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A girl waits for the monthly rations at a food distribution site at the Imvepi refugee camp in Northern Uganda. (Photo/UNMISS/Flickr).

Inflated Numbers, Women Trafficked Back Into South Sudan: Uganda’s Refugee Record Tarnished

Millions of dollars in aid are believed to have been lost.


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Omar al-Bashir faces uneasy times.

With Real Inflation Possibly 50%, Sudan’s Widening Bread Price Protests May Not End Soon

Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.


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A "new" beginning in Zimbabwe. (Photo/Kim Ludrook/EPA).

Four Things Zimbabwe Can Do To Recover From The Disaster Of The Mugabe Era

If Zimbabwe gets the politics right, there is every reason to be optimistic that this promising country will flourish at last.


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Construction workers on site: Africa accounted for 64% of global reforms dealing with construction permits. (Photo/Arne Hoel/World Bank).

Sub-Saharan African Economies Set New Record With 83 Key Business Reforms In Last Year, Lead World In Some

In the ease of doing business global rankings, Mauritius is in 25thplace, followed by Rwanda (41), and Kenya (80) as the Sub-Saharan Africas top ranked economies.