South Sudan

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The United Nations announced Thursday that at least 75.9 million people were forcibly displaced as of the end of last year. (Photo: Houssam Hariri/UNHCR)
"These numbers should serve as a wake-up call to the international community on the human cost of war, and the social and economic implications exacerbated by Covid-19."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Locust nymphs aggregated on the ground at a hatch site near Isiolo town in eastern Kenya on Feb. 25, 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak delays efforts to eradicate the pests, experts warn...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Locusts swarm from ground vegetation
The worst outbreak in decades has devastated crops across a region already...