Today, both Sisi and the Egyptian people are in a considerably less jubilant mood. Food is more expensive than ever, and inflation still running at more than 20%
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.
This is a list of 17 countries struggling to come to terms with the impact of two consecutive years of drought, which has left more than 38 million people at risk this year.
Geo-political forces have always defined who gets water from the Nile and who does not.
Folks will pay $16 for a litre of whisky, but would cut out the milk for their children if it went to $1.2 a litre. We pay $7.5 for a ticket to watch a movie, but scream when a kilo of flour goes for only 16 per cent of that.