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Yaya Dia Adama escaped violence in CAR and came to the Gado refugee camp in Cameroon with her five children. She makes a living as a seamstress. (Photo/Ryan Brown/UN Women/Flickr).

Refugees In Africa Doubled Between 2009 And 2016, From 2.1M To 4.9M: Here’s Why They Stay Put Despite End To Conflict At Home

The lengthy nature of some of Africas wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the refugee cycle. The Somalia war is over 27 years and the DRC been in conflict since the 1990s.


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Child malnutrition in Africa is a striking story about inequality. (Photo/Megan Trace/Flickr)

Inequality And Child Hunger: Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia Make Progress, But Full Stomachs Still Belong To The Richer

Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.


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The chief of Uganda Revenue Authority Doris Akol. (Photo/URA/Flickr).

Less Than 7% Of Working Age Ugandans, And Fewer Than 10% Of Firms Are Tax Payers – How To Fix That

Uganda collects taxes equivalent to 14% of GDP – below its neighbours Kenya with 18%, and Rwanda at 16%


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Burundi Is The Unhappiest Place On Earth, And Might Have To Wait Until 2034 To Smile Again

In Africa Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and the Central African Republic reported happiness levels below that of even war-torn Syria


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Rwanda's schoolgirls were targeted in the country's successful HPV vaccination drive. (Photo/Shutterstock).

The Secret Behind Rwanda’s Successful Vaccination Scores: When Poverty Can’t Stop You

Today in Rwanda more than 90% of all children are fully vaccinated for 11 vaccines.