Patrice Lumumba had a vision for the DRC. He believed that a lasting peace could be achieved through good will, not rifles and bayonets. The great man's vision now lies in tatters.
With the many interconnected conflicts within Syria continuing, and with routes to safety increasingly blocked, what can Syria's 4.8m refugees expect in this ‘new’ year?
The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East is getting worse by the day. A survey of aid workers provides a glimpse into life on the ground, and clues to why the humanitarian sector is ailing.
The initiative to establish an African Humanitarian Agency is a welcome one. But political, technical and financial support will matter. This will require the AU to take a pragmatic approach. Can it?
Government strategies promoting economic growth through the development of the biodiverse Salween river basin should not be at the cost of human rights.
Few Colombians who have been displaced by violence voted on the peace deal from abroad. An expert in conflict resolution explains why their voices must be part of the peace process.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
The rise in the number of people fleeing Boko Haram terror calls for urgent amendments to Nigeria's constitution to provide legal protection to the country's millions of internally displaced citizens.