The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger.
Ivory Coast fears to become the next West African country that will be hit by the present Ebola epidemic, which has claimed at least 1,135 lives so far in countries like Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.
With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer – to incorporate the re
At age 14, Dambudzo Zijena crossed illegally into South Africa from Zimbabwe in the hopes of finding greener pastures. Six years later, he’s back in Zimbabwe after finding little that resembled his dreams.
By Jeffrey Moyo, Harare