When Halima Abdi fled the civil war in Somalia with her young daughter, she hoped her stay across the border in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp would be short-lived.Twenty-five years on, her...
15 Jan 2016
KINSHASA, 15 January 2016 (IRIN) - A year ago, the Congolese army and MONUSCO, the UN peacekeeping...
21 Jul 2015
In a “worrisome context,” and following the decision of the government of Burundi to hold the...
15 Jan 2013
A “make or break” point for the country’s new leaders
17 Jan 2012
In October 2010 more than 600 Congolese women and girls were reportedly raped along the border...
15 Jan 2010
A female soldier in the government army in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: New staffing,...
15 Oct 2009
Private guards in Uganda: Only those who can afford to pay have access to such security services....
15 Jul 2009
A fighter from the Rwandan FDLR rebel group in the eastern Congo: Pondering the prospects for a...
15 Oct 2006
African leaders are expressing a renewed sense of urgency to tackle youth unemployment on the...