Africa

Jon Queally, staff writer
Proving that the tensions surrounding recent events in Paris remain complex and will continue to have political and cultural reverberations, protests have taken place in numerous countries in recent days which demonstrate the "Je Suis Charlie" meme clearly has it limits when it comes to unanimous sentiment and interpretation around the world. A s...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Royal Dutch Shell, the oil corporation responsible for two massive oil spills...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Anne Benson, 49, a market vendor in Monrovia, Liberia, one of the countries impacted both by the Ebola outbreak and by massive IMF and World Bank debt. (Photo: Morgana Wingard/ UNDP/flickr/cc)
An alliance of African mayors is demanding that the International Monetary Fund...

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From Fambul Tok - family talk - a short film on the efforts of the extraordinary women of Sierre Leone to heal their communities, one village at a time, after a devastating decade-long civil war. A happy and peaceful Mother's Day.