South Sudan: VP: Humanitarian Crisis ‘Appalling’

South Sudan's First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, is urging international donors not to abandon South Sudan "at this critical time" as fighting continues across parts of the country. The world's newest nation...

From #BlackLivesMatter to #StoptheBleeding

By Emily Williams and William Minter In June 2015, a coalition of six Pan-African activist networks launched #StoptheBleeding Africa (http://stopthebleedingafrica.org/faqs/) in Nairobi, Kenya to curb the hem...

Highlights from the 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum

The second U.S.-Africa Business Forum convened Wednesday morning, September 21st, in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Co-hosted by Bloomberg Philanthrophies and the United States Departme...

Tanzania: Earthquake Kills 11, Injures More Than 100

At least 11 people have been killed and more than a hundred injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit northern Tanzania. The quake struck 43km from Bukoba, a city on the western shore of Lake Victoria on ...