Regions / Africa
Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.
Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Some claim Western colonization constituted a kind of golden age for once colonial countries.
The shameful consequences for public healthcare when structural adjustment rears its ugly head.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund structural adjustment policies undermined government funding for health infrastructure countries most afflicted by Ebola.
The citizens of South Sudan are paying the price for happening to live in a country that does not deserve to be called a country.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.