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Over recent years drought has forced the Fulani to move from their traditional areas. (Photo/Carsten ten Brink/Flickr).

Fulani Militias Killed 217 People, Boko Haram Murdered 70 Over Same Period – Nigeria’s New Menace

It is one element of a wider problem of rampant criminality that is either ignored or encouraged by local politicians


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Seeds displayed in a market in Zimbabwe. (Photo/Sally Nyakanyanga/IRIN).

Seed Banks Can Help Africa’s Farmers Beat Down Climate Change: The Zimbabwe Story

One hurdle standing in the way of greater use of indigenous seeds is their relative lack of availability.


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Somalis make a living in the harshest of natural environments. (Photo/Hassan Hirsi/World Bank).

Life In Somalia Is Extremely Tough, So How Do They Survive? That’s The $1.4 Billion Question

One in five Somali households receive remittances. Without that, many of them would fall into poverty.


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Desolate lands. (Photo/Caritas International/Flickr).

The Worst Drought In Living Memory: Drying Out And Dying Out In Kenya’s Turkana

One local official said half a million head of livestock had succumbed to thirst, hunger, and disease, leaving many herders destitute.