African Economies Face Worst Debt Risk In 10 Years, And The Vultures Are Circling To Pick Off The Carcass

The Vultures Are Circling To Pick Off The Carcass
More than half of the external debt in sub-Saharan Africa is from commercial lenders, governments, and bond markets, not concessional lenders like the World Bank.

South Africa At War With Itself: It’s Becoming More Violent, And Is One Of The 10 Most Murderous Countries In The World

Violence affects all South Africans, with the greatest impact on black and poor people. Young black men have the highest chance of being murdered. Violence against children and women is at the root of this problem.

Somalis In World War 1: An Exhibition That’s Headed To Hargeisa Highlights An Overlooked Experience Of The Conflict

Somali sailors fought alongside Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; and could have been present on the ship that carried the body of explorer David Livingstone home from Zanzibar in 1874.

Citizen Of A Resource-Rich African Country? Then You’re Likely To Be Less Educated And To Die Earlier – Seriously

Even more shocking is that living in a resource-rich country makes you more likely to suffer domestic violence, by a full 9 percentage points.