The U.N. Secretary-General Is Letting Powerful Countries Get Away With Killing Kids
By removing Saudi Arabia and other serial violators of children’s human rights from the annual list of shame, António Guterres is weakening one of the U.N.’s most effective accountability mechanisms.
If African Governments Won’t Act, the People Will
With frustration rising over haphazard responses to the coronavirus, community networks are filling the void across the continent.
Family Planning Efforts Upended by the Coronavirus
In India and around the world, community health workers are being rerouted to deal with the pandemic—with dangerous results.
The World Bank Has the Money to Fight Ebola but Won’t Use It
In Congo, thousands of people have died due to a misguided finance-driven approach to fighting pandemics that puts investors before victims.
A Light Unto Some Nations
How Israel's policy toward African asylum-seekers transformed it from a land of refuge into a land of deportation.
The biggest problem with many African countries is that they're led by men like Trump.
$800 Million Later, Joseph Kony Is Still a Threat
The Pentagon says it won its war against the Lord’s Resistance Army. But the notorious rebel group is far from a spent force.
Inside Israel’s Secret Program to Get Rid of African Refugees
They were promised asylum somewhere closer to home. Then they were discarded — often in a war zone.
U.S. Will Keep Fighting Lord’s Resistance Army After All
The Trump team is discovering that U.S. security commitments are really, really sticky.
Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerrilla Warfare
Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Boris Johnson Called Africa a Country, But Are We Really Surprised?
Africa is a continent made up of 54 countries.
The U.S. Slaps Joseph Kony’s Kids With New Financial Sanctions
The infamous LRA warlord and his sons still have not been caught.
The President of Uganda Kept Calling Israel ‘Palestine’ During Netanyahu’s Visit
Benjamin Netanyahu visited Uganda to try to mend ties with the east African nation, 40 years after the Entebbe raid. But Uganda’s longtime leader threw a verbal wrench in the works.
How Election Monitors Are Failing
Uganda’s recent election showed, once again, that international election observers aren't calling it like they see it.
The Queen of Uganda’s Museveni Dynasty
The longtime Ugandan leader just won re-election. But his wife may have been the vote’s biggest winner.