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.
Manufacturing in Africa is six times more productive than agriculture. The growth in services on the continent has contributed to no or slow growth in overall per capita income.
Human rights violations are “being committed in a more clandestine, but equally brutal, manner” than in the past. The UN predicts Burundian refugees will top 500,000 by the end of the year.
In all, some 1.9 million South Sudanese are living as refugees in neighbouring countries, while another 2 million are internally displaced.
Globally, 2 billion people consume insects. It is more common in Africa than anywhere else in the world