#Armed Conflict

  • Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  • Article: Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 30, 2019

    The conflict has left at least 1,850 people dead and more than half a million displaced. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 28, 2019

    Girls were armed with brooms and put on the frontlines, say charities. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    By Daniele Selby|April 23, 2019

    The actress and humanitarian penned a powerful op-ed to the UN as it considers a new resolution. Read more

  • Article: Several Injured in Deadly Attack on Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center in Congo

    Several Injured in Deadly Attack on Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center in Congo

    From Voice of America|March 11, 2019

    Congo's health ministry has warned that the attacks could lead to an upsurge in Ebola cases. Read more

  • Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

  • Article: Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp

    Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp

    From Voice of America|Nov. 5, 2018

    Aid workers have never entered the 3-year-old Rukban Camp due to security concerns. Read more

  • Article: After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors

    After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 29, 2018

    France will help resettle the women who had been held captive as sex slaves by the Islamic State. Read more