South Sudan

South Sudan on brink of new famine

Peter Martell

Aid workers hope that with massive effort a humanitarian disaster can be avoided


68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN

Nina Larson

Despite the focus on migrant numbers arriving in Europe and the United States, a full 85% of refugees are living in low- and middle-income countries


Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key

Sarah Logan

In coming years, Uganda's GDP growth is set to accelerate as recent and ongoing public investments begin to yield returns


SA’s new foreign policy agenda must embrace human rights

Robert Shivambu

The team charged with reviewing South Africa’s foreign policy must keep in mind the principles of dignity and human rights


IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards

Simon Allison

Ballooning national debt threatens to precipitate another sub-Saharan debt crisis