Telling my personal story to others helped me in my healing journey Consolee Nishimwe, 32, survived the 1994 genocide in Rwanda as a teenager. Currently living in New York, she shares her experience...
16 Dec 2013
On 27 November 1995, a calm voice issued this jarring statement on the BBC: “Abacha is sitting on a...
16 Dec 2013
Conventional wisdom has it that tigers never roamed the African jungle. Indeed there are no tigers...
12 Apr 2013
JICA President, Akihiko Tanaka. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
5 Apr 2013
Waking up one day to hear that her entire family had been slaughtered sounded like a horror movie...
20 Mar 2013
Every day sees visitors breaking down in tears while touring 97,000-square-foot Elmina Castle, west...
22 Feb 2013
Ni hao, Chinese for “hello,” or ting bu dong, meaning “I hear you, but I don’t understand,” are two...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...
1 Feb 2013
Zainab Bangura, UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict, speaking after her...
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15 Jan 2013
Parched earth in Tahoua Province, Niger. Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change.Photograph:...