Anti-Mugabe blast from the past. (Photo/Eric Fidler/Flickr).

Bringing Up Baby, Trump Style – That Is Sans Mother’s Milk

Formula manufacturers have used aggressive and sometimes illegal tactics to encourage the use of formula in poor countries, where it can sometimes be dangerous when combined with unsafe water.

A US MQ-9 Reaper drone. (Photo/J.M Eddins Jr/US Air Force/Flickr).

In 2017 US President Trump Doubled Drone Strikes In Somalia. What Does 2018 Hold?

Ironically, the latest strike came as the Somali government officially took back control of its own airspace from the International Civil Aviation Organisation, 27 years after the fall of the central government in 1991.

Donald Trump. (Photo/Gage Skidmore/Flickr).

Eight Months In, Donald Trump Is Absent On Africa – And That Might Be A Good Thing

Trump is ceding decades of bi-partisan engagement, ignoring the strategic importance of Africas youth bulge, and throwing away its soft power which is being eagerly picked up by China.

Rwandan peacekeepers of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) participate in a ceremony in Juba marking UN Day in 2013. (UN Photo/Martine Perret)

Fears Of Funding Cuts Stalk UN Peacekeeping Missions, Here Are The Big Five – All In Africa

Together, the five missions soak up more than $5.2 billion, or 67% of the entire UN peacekeeping budget, amid fears that the missions will have to slashed at US President Donald Trump’s behest.