Simone Gbagbo, the wife of the former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, is on trial in her home country. She is charged not only with acts prejudicial to the security of the state, but also with
It's 5 p.m. in Zimbabwe and I’m at an infamous taxi rank in Bulawayo, the second largest city in the country. I had made the crazy decision to join a group of ‘border jumpers’ and illegally cross into South Africa.
Today it’s three years ago that the world’s youngest country was born. After decades of struggle, during which an estimated 1.9 million people died, South Sudan broke away from Sudan to become independent.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo intends to count the number of foreigners living on its territory. There’s only one small problem though: the latest reliable demographic statistics are 30 years old.
Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, both his political
While mobile services have existed in several forms for decades in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, in recent years the regional government together with various NGOs have led an initiative to substantially increase these services across the