The amount of land acquired by the rising class of medium-scale African farmers since 2000 far exceeds the amount acquired by foreign investors.
While many of Somalia’s pirate foot soldiers languish in jail, the kingpins remain at large and have shifted their focus towards more profitable illegal activities.
Published 60 years ago this year by Heinemann in London, Things Fall Apart has sold more than 10m copies and been translated into more than 50 languages.
AID groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the UN of “manipulating” data and bowing to government pressure ahead of elections later this month.
THE UN’s refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda in 2017, overpaying for goods and services, awarding major contracts improperly, and failing to avoid fraud, corruption, and waste, according to a damning internal probe. The audit, by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services, found multiple areas of mismanagement that were UNHCR’s responsibility, such as a $7.9 …