On November 4, 2020, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accused the Tigray People’s Liberation Front of attacking a government military base and attempting to steal artillery and other weapons. He subsequently launched an offensive, and since then Ethiopia’s Tigray region ...

There is severe underreporting of the ongoing violence in Chad and its surrounding countries. While mainstream news sources fail to detail the immense destruction, poverty, hunger and human rights violations taking place in the Central African country, Chadians continue to ...

Africa’s most populous country is facing mass protests and public disarray as young people demand government reform. Protesters have taken to the streets of Nigeria to demand that the government stop killing its citizens in light of the #EndSARS campaign. ...

For many years, Mozambique was seen as a “jewel” in southern Africa, prized for its abundance of natural resources, successful peace dividends, and relative economic development. However, this narrative began to shift in 2017 with the emergence of an Islamist ...

The Ituri crisis refers to the most intense period of violence that occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1999 and 2003. However, since late 2017, aggression and atrocities have reignited, with deadly attacks occurring almost on ...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected diplomatic relations across the world, with the U.S.-China relationship becoming especially antagonistic. Though it has not garnered the same media attention, the relationship between China and the African continent has also suffered as a result ...

On September 12, over a dozen dead dolphins washed up on the shores of Port Louis, Mauritius prompting thousands of people to take to the streets in outrage. This recent unrest comes in response to two major issues the East ...

The current president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, has been brutally cracking down on dissidents and opposition for the past two decades. Most recently, Paul Rusesabagina, a well-known critic of Kagame’s leadership, has been arrested on charges of terrorism, arson, and ...

On August 25, the world received a piece of good news from the public health sector: the continent of Africa eliminated wild poliovirus. However, the overall global fight against polio is still raging, and the coronavirus epidemic is only exacerbating ...

As the world fights its battle against COVID-19, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s complex humanitarian crisis threatens to escalate. Two years ago, the United Nations warned of a perfect storm brewing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A spike in ...