Ugandan police shut down protests over presidential age limit bill

Deutsche Welle

Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits.

Africa's longest-serving leaders

Agence France-Presse

The continent is home to many men who have held office for two decades or more.

Secondhand clothes are going out of style

Tiffany S Thomas

"The United Nations estimates that 80% of Africans wear secondhand clothes yet as inexpensive as they may be, there is a price to be paid"

The children who bear the brunt of South Sudan’s refugee crisis

Stephan Hofstatter

Unicef points to a strong scientific and economic foundation for investing heavily in a child’s early years, and the high cost of failing doing so.

Safeguarding child refugees is everyone’s responsibility

Leila Pakkala

Every day an average of 1000 children are fleeing conflict in South Sudan. There are presently 2.6-million refugees in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya.