Ethiopia and Eritrea

The Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

December 29, 2018

One of the more positive events to have happened in 2018 is the signing of a peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea.  The two countries fought a two-year long war that ended in 2000 and

Jacob Zuma

The Resignation of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

February 20, 2018

South Africa is often looked at as a democratic and economic model for the rest of the African continent.  It has a diverse economy, and since Apartheid, has been an example of non-racial, non-sexist democracy. 

Robert Mugabe

The End of Robert Mugabe’s Reign

November 21, 2017

Last week Zimbabwe’s military moved to oust the country’s president, Robert Mugabe.  A week before, the 93-year-old Mugabe had decided his wife, Grace, would succeed him when his presidency ended.  Zimbabwe’s military did not approve

The Democratic Republic of Congo

Mass Graves Found in the Congo

August 3, 2017

Putting faith into humanity is almost impossible after looking into the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Over the past 20 years over 5 million people have died from violence, hunger, and disease.  The