Training for Peace

Training for Peace

Institutions Look for New Methods to Produce Better Peacekeepers Peacekeeping is sometimes called a paradox because it requires the ability to use force and the…

Read Article →
A Tale of Two Missions

A Tale of Two Missions

U.N. Peacekeeping Operations in Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia Offer Lessons From Challenges Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia share more than a border. The two West African…

Read Article →
A Dangerous Environment

A Dangerous Environment

Recurring Weather Events Can Intensify Security Issues On a continent prone to a wide range of environmental disasters, tropical Cyclone Idai stood out. The exceptionally…

Read Article →
Soldiers Take Charge in Civic Actions

Soldiers Take Charge in Civic Actions

From plowing fields to repairing sewage plants, Soldiers are redefining their roles The Vaal River in central South Africa is an environmental disaster, threatening the…

Read Article →
Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroon’s top female football star has opened an academy to teach the sport to girls. The academy is the first of its kind in the…

Read Article →
Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

To “showcase the best African narratives,” some artists and writers have teamed up to publish comic books in print and online. They also are experimenting…

Read Article →
Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal has opened its new $34 million Museum of Black Civilizations in the capital, Dakar. It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for…

Read Article →
Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Netflix is to launch its first African original series in 2020. Queen Sono is “a drama about a secret agent who…

Read Article →
Can Drought-Proof Maize Save Zimbabwe’s Farmers?

Can Drought-Proof Maize Save Zimbabwe’s Farmers?

Researchers are betting that a new variety of maize can help farmers in Zimbabwe withstand increasing instances of drought. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement…

Read Article →
Hong Kong Authorities Stop  Rhino Horn Smugglers

Hong Kong Authorities Stop Rhino Horn Smugglers

Airport authorities in Hong Kong arrested two men accused of smuggling a record number of rhino horns worth $1 million. The accused smugglers were headed…

Read Article →