Africa

Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world. Africa has been labled the cradle of humankind and the richest continent in terms of natural resources.

Struggling to Contain Ebola

Struggling to Contain Ebola

Tara Culp-Ressler: The World Health Organization estimates that it needs about $600 million in additional donations to fight the deadly virus in West Africa — an international response that’s four times what it currently is.

Punishing Africa for Buying Our Exports

Homophobia in Africa

Tina Dupuy: Historically this is what the U.S. has given to the world: our odd balance of piety and profit; religion turning a blind eye to lucrative vice and enterprise tipping a hat to spiritual mores (when it’s good for business).

Virunga National Park Warden Shot

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Georgianne Nienaber: Virunga National Park’s Chief Warden, Emmanuel de Merode, was shot in a roadside ambush as he was driving from Goma to Rumangabo in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Sexual Violence in War: ‘Not a Second-Class Crime’

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Sexual Violence in War: We believe that 95% of the victims are women—but evidence is coming out that we have men who are sexually abused.

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