Climate change could kill of pastoralism. (Photo/IRIN).

In This Part Of Kenya 1.3 Million Endure Poverty, Now Worst Drought In Living Memory Pushes More To The Brink

“I used to be a man. Now I live like a dog because I am poor”.


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Kinshasa, 2015, capital of DR Congo, and home to about 12 million people is one of the most populous cities in sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo/ Emmanuel Imbanda Lokenga/MONUSCO/Flickr).

There’s A Strong Chance That 33% Of All People In The World Will Be African By 2100

The population of Africa in 2100 will be three, four, five or six times larger than it is today.


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Understanding that evil forces are governing the actions of those committing violence seems to explain the unexplainable. (Photo/Katie G. Nelson)

Week’s Must Read: South Sudan Refugees Teach Us That You Can’t Live By Bread Alone

For many, religion provides both an explanation for their plight notions of sin and punishment as well as solace and agency.


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A spent Mugabe snoozes as the more alert former Zambia president Kenneth Kaunda (R), who at 93 is the same age as him, looks on.

Power Games: An Ever-Frailer Mugabe, Hated First Lady, And Fear That Zimbabwe Could Burn

According to a new survey almost 50% of the Zimbabwe population has considered leaving the country.


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Nelson Mandela Statue, in front of South African Embassy under construction, Washington, DC. (Photo/ Flickr/ Ted Eytan)

How An African Passport Could Answer The ‘African Predicament’: That Of Independence Without Freedom

Visa and immigration officials at the gates of major embassies seem to have great talent and insatiable penchant for choreographic, inane demonstrations of power.