The countries that balkanised Africa are struggling to keep their own union together.
- Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:28
- Kingsley Ighobor
A Liberian women's peace movement led by 31-year-old Leymah Gbowee did something extraordinary in July 2003 to force Liberian warlords to sign a peace agreement that ended 10 years of a bloody civil war.
- Saturday, 06 August 2016 13:18
The International Olympic Committee has handpicked 10 refugees to compete at the ongoing Rio Olympics, identified as stateless to highlight the global migrant crisis, with an estimated 65.3 million refugees and displaced people.
- Monday, 20 June 2016 12:10
- Ayite Okyne
In the early hours of Sunday, June 12, 2016, the world woke up to the gruesome news of the worst mass shooting in US history. A lone gunman walked into a gay nightclub in Orlando killing 49 people and injuring 53 more. He himself was shot and killed by a rescue SWAT team.
- Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:04
- Sarah Bracking
Plastic waste rushed down KwaZulu-Natal's rivers and out to sea. When Citigroup talked of the 100 trillion in stranded fossil fuel assets that they feared from a "successful" Paris negotiation in August 2015, the poor were busy adapting to fossil fuels, their by-products, and climate change with a mountain of stranded plastic.