A UNPOL officer of the forensic team investigates the crime scene in Minima Maoude in Mali last month. (Photo/Marco Dormino/MINUSMA/Flickr).

Bloody Attack In Mali. Violence Has Soared By As Much as 7,028% Across Parts Of The Sahel

Ongoing violence is rooted in intercommunal tensions and spurred on by rising extremism in the Sahel. Jihadists have recruited heavily among Fulani herders in recent months.

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Habiba Suleiman, a district malaria surveillance officer in Zanzibar. (Photo/Morgana Wingard/USAID).

War Against Malaria Stalls As It Still Kills More Than 435,000 Every Year, Mainly In Africa

An estimated 219 million malaria cases were reported globally in 2017.