WFP Regional Director for West Africa Thomas Yanga outlines some of the challenges to reaching hungry people in the Sahel with food assistance.
Trailer for ‘Call me Kuchu’ a documentary on murdered Ugandan gay-rights activists David Kato HT @africasacountry
Ultimately, the canonical view of conflict minerals in the eastern DRC appears...– Money quote from Rachel Strohm that needs to be read widely.
Should a country’s energy needs outweigh the social and ecological impacts of projects like the Belo Monte dam? Al Jazeera explores the question.
Believing is seeing, Haiti edition
tatewatkins: It’s probably never a good idea for someone who has little frame of reference regarding poverty to parachute into a poor tropical city for one week and report on the situation for all the world to read. You inevitably wind up with descriptions of capital-city chaos and disorder, omnipresent threats of danger presented without context, more interviews with expats than locals, and...