In an “unspeakable attack” last weekend 157 Fulani villagers in Mali were massacred by armed men from the Dogon community. Violence has also spilled across the border into Burkina Faso and Niger.
The economy is devastated, and more than 2.4 million South Sudanes live as refugees in neighbouring countries that include Uganda, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
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.
If you were among the many who were pleasantly surprised that Nkurunziza said he’d bow out, be ready to be disappointed
President Buhari, himself a Fulani and in failing health, has been “slow to respond”