There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.
Among the targets of violent threats has been former president Domitien Ndayizeye after he spoke out against the ruling party’s youth wing’s call for female opposition supporters to be raped or even killed.
It’s the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. One million have crossed into Uganda, and an additional “million or even more” are in Ethiopia, Kenya, DR Congo, and Central African Republic.
Nearly 90% of lake’s freshwater inflow comes from Ethiopia. Now Africa’s tallest dam and sugar plantations could devastate the livelihoods of nearly 300,000 people in Kenya.
A significant number of Tutsi elites have been killed by pro-regime elements. Scores of Tutsi women have been raped. But the same could be said of the hundreds of Hutu victims