Destruction is evident in Malakal, once South Sudan's second city but now largely deserted. (Photo/Stefanie Glinski/IRIN)

Africa’s Worst Crisis In 24 Years: Ahead Of Peace Talks, A Who’s Who In South Sudan’s Splintering Civil War

More than 4 million people, one third of the population, have fled their homes since South Sudans brutal war began in December 2013


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A girl waits for the monthly rations at a food distribution site at the Imvepi refugee camp in Northern Uganda. (Photo/UNMISS/Flickr).

Inflated Numbers, Women Trafficked Back Into South Sudan: Uganda’s Refugee Record Tarnished

Millions of dollars in aid are believed to have been lost.


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Uganda would see huge gains from keeping keeping girls in school longer and ending early marriages. (Photo/Rachel Mabala/World Bank).

Ending Child Marriage Could Generate Nearly $3Bn In Benefits A Year For Uganda’s Population By 2030

Child marriage and early childbearing remain common in Uganda despite laws against them. As many as three in ten Ugandan girls have their first child before their 18th birthday.


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Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo at the U.S. premiere of Queen of Katwe, September 20, 2016. (Photo/Disney/FB).

Why Did More Ugandan Students Pass A Math Exam After Watching The Hollywood Movie ‘Queen of Katwe’?

From Uganda, Madagascar, to Ethiopia, experiments show that an inspiring, relatable figure in a movie can help students do better in test scores.


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This Foreign Invader Has Robbed African Farmers Of $3 Billion, And There’s No Silver Bullet To Kill It

As a moth, they are good flyers averaging about 100 kilometres a night. If left untreated, the armyworm can cause crop losses of up to 50%, munching its way through a hectare within 72 hours.