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‘Plant a Million Trees’ Takes Root in Zambia

Plant A Million (PAM) aims to plant at least two billion trees by 2021. Trees are a vital component in the ecosystem—they not only give oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give refuge to wildlife,...
DR Congo

DR Congo Landless Communities Amidst the Mai-Ndombe Forest Ruins

Thousands of logs loaded into makeshift boats at the port of Inongo at Lake Mai-Ndombe stand ready to be transported to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).Inongo is the...
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Remember The Victims Of The Rwanda Genocide

In remembrance of this harrowing anniversary, we revisit the events from April 1994 in Rwanda to honor those who lost their lives and to ensure that the world never allows such horror to happen...
land reform

Ramaphosa Confronts Land Reform in South Africa

The predominance of white ownership of land  is taken by many—perhaps most—South Africans as emblematic of the persistence of apartheid injustice. Hence, there have long been calls for the expropriation of white-owned agricultural land without...
UN Peacekeeping

A Look at 10 UN Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

With more than 70 missions under its belt since it was formed in the mid-40s, the United Nations Peacekeepers have played a significant role in their quest to protect civilians and bring about peace...

Living with AIDS

Every year, December 1 is marked as World Aids Day—a day to raise awareness and highlight the plight of those living with Aids. When officially started in 1988, over 70,000 people were reportedly living...
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