Member states of the African Union

People protest in Khartoum, Sudan, after a military coup earlier this week, Oct. 29, 2021.

Amid plans of mass protests, Sudan’s military suggests ousted prime minister can return to power

Conflict & Justice

Civil disobedience continues across Sudan following the military’s takeover on Monday. Now, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Burhan, the man behind the move, is suggesting civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok could return to his position. Regardless, demonstrators are moving forward on plans for mass, nationwide protests on Saturday.

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters take to the streets to condemn a takeover by military officials in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Protests erupt across Sudan against military coup

Protesters clap and cheer on the streets under a hot sun and blue sky, with one woman wearing sunglasses and head covering

Sudanese celebrate planned removal from US terror list

Foreign policy
Central African Republic

UN peacekeepers are heading into the Central African Republic

Conflict & Justice
The World

Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

Global Politics

Part I: Rethinking the Model Family

Health & Medicine

In Ethiopia, having eight children is not uncommon. To reduce birth rates, the government has enlisted the help of health workers and religious leaders. Their goal: change attitudes about what constitutes an “ideal” family.

Egyptian protests present major challenge to American foreign policy

While most of American attention in recent days has been focused on Libya, where four American diplomats died, the bigger trouble may be brewing in Egypt. People are protesting there too, and while no one is getting killed, the long-term effect of the chill on Egyptian-American relations may be startling.

Farmers in Mozambique trying to adapt farming to climate change


As the rain and water in Mozambique becomes less predictable and less suited to subsistence farming, aid groups and the local government are trying to help some change the way they farm so they’re not so paralyzed by a flood or a drought. But there’s a lot of work to do.

Africa faces its worst drought in 60 years

Drought grips Horn of Africa region — which encompasses Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea — leaving millions at risk.

Life and love for Somalis in Kenyan refugee camp

Inside of Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp, many Somali refugees are still in grave danger of starvation, but others are simply trying to live their lives.