Category: World

Niger faces humanitarian emergency

While few Americans know much about the African country where four US soldiers died after being out-gunned in an ambush, Niger’s humanitarian crisis is a hot topic among agencies working to secure peace and stability throughout the world. Challenges stem from…

Bombings in Somalia claim 300 lives

On 14 October 2017, twin truck bombings in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killed upwards of 300 people as violence spreads throughout Africa. Al-Shabaab, an Islamist insurgency, was almost certainly behind the attack, but has not claimed responsibility. Al-Shabaab has been fighting…