South Sudan

Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal

Chris Stein

Hopes are high that the agreement will end the war which has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people


Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home

Deutsche Welle, Tendai Marima

Ethiopia's new prime minister may have to do more to convince thousands of refugees belonging to the Anuak ethnic group to return to their homelands


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