Given the drumbeat of bad news and eruptions of violence out of eastern Congo, it’s easy to think whatever is happening there is just more of the same – the same, chronic fights between DR Congo’s somewhat dysfunctional military (not to mention its government) and the variously named militias operating for any number of causes (including just pure criminality) in the region. But in fact, things may be a bit different this time.
- Solution needed to stop deportations of stateless Dominicans, say U.N. experts
- News in the Humanosphere: A coming Meningitis outbreak in Africa?
- Disasters didn’t have to displace 19.3 million people in 2014
- News in the Humanosphere: Fighting in Mozambique forces hundreds to flee country
- Obama presses Ethiopia and Kenya on human rights during visits
- News in the Humanosphere: Obama makes push for peace in South Sudan
- Op-ed: Is NatGeo’s new #EndPoverty contest just more poverty porn?
- Roughly everything you need to know about Obama’s trip to Kenya
- News in the Humanosphere: U.S.-Burundi relations under review following elections
- When offered, many will take malaria rapid test, cutting misuse of drugs, study finds