Just When You Think It Can’t Get Worse, Central African Republic Rebels Turn On Each Other As Violence Flares

In the past UN could count on the presence of Ugandan soldiers and US special forces in parts of the country but their mission has now ended and a dangerous “security vacuum” is emerging.

Raped, Injected With Poison, Entire Family Murdered: One Woman’s Story In Central African Republic

“They took me to the bush, where I stayed for almost two weeks with my hands tied behind my back. Every day, they raped and brutalised us”

Last Year There Was Great Hope For This Central African Nation, But Today 41,000 Still Displaced. What‘s Gone Wrong?

The Christian-vs-Muslim dynamic has changed to intra-Muslim fighting along ethnic lines, and government control is restricted to the capital.

CRISIS IN THE GREAT LAKES 5: Circling The Wagons, And The Smell Of Diamonds, Oil, And Money In Air

UNLESS you are from Southern Africa, then perhaps you haven’t heard that a young smart businessman called Khulubuse Zuma is engaged to Swazi Princess Fiksiwe. Fiksiwe is half-sister to Swaziland King Mswati. Mswati’s many extravagant weddings, harem, the Umhlanga (the annual reed where young maidens parade  barechest before the monarch) over which he presides, are perhaps the most famous things …