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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.


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In a country with 55 million people, 34 million are going without some of the basic necessities, like housing, transport, food, heating and proper clothing. (Photo/Willem van Valkenburg/Flickr).

South Africa Sees Startling Rise In Poverty: In Last 5 Years 3 Million More People Have Fallen Through The Cracks

The decline in living standards has occurred despite the extension of social grants to two million more recipients in the past five years.


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A Spanish coastguard intercepts a fishing boat carrying African migrants off the island of Tenerife in the Canaries. (Photo/A. Rodriguez/UNHCR).

Migration From Horn Of Africa To Europe Has Dropped Sharply – You Will Be Surprised Why

Journeys from the Horn of Africa to Italy can cost as much as $10,000. In other words, the poorest of the poor cannot afford to migrate.