Posts Tagged Africa

Africa’s women last and least in food crisis

Africa\'s women last and least in food crisis

Africa's women last and least in food crisis


Cultural expectations ensure women are hardest hit amid growing scarcity
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Ragtag Insurgency Gains a Lifeline From Al Qaeda

Ragtag Insurgency Gains a Lifeline From Al Qaeda

NACIRIA, Algeria — Hiding in the caves and woodlands surrounding this hill-country town, Algerian insurgents were all but washed up a few years ago.
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Inauguration Sunday in Harare

Some details, such as timing and description of movements, in the following are altered for the safety of NEWSWEEK’s reporter.
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Not In This Africa

Not In This Africa

here was a time when a stolen election in an African state, with a few hundred dead, would hardly have raised eyebrows—let alone been condemned by leaders of neighboring countries. In the days of Zaire’s Mobutu Sese Seko and Uganda’s Idi Amin, mass murder was more the rule than the exception; so it was in Rwanda 14 years ago, and, more recently, in Congo and Sudan. Throughout it all, most African leaders kept carefully quiet, loath to publicly criticize their colleagues.
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