Which Countries are Being Affected by the African Famine?

The region of East Africa is known for its severe, harsh conditions that frequently subject inhabitants to long droughts; often resulting in food insecurity and most severe cases, famine. Despite a focus on East Africa, it is important to note that there is a multitude of countries outside the region…

The History of the Congo’s Ongoing Migrant Crisis

Post-colonial independence from Belgium in 1960 presented the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) with a new start. Unfortunately, their troubled beginning foreshadowed the crippling events that would later unfold. Instances of domestic instability within the D.R.C. include rebellions, dictatorships, and armed conflicts, in conjunction with the spillover of international…

The Reemergence of Ebola in the Congo

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reported that once again, there has been a recent outbreak of the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus caused world-wide panic in 2014 when there was an outbreak in the western region of Africa. The 2014-2016 outbreak proved to be the deadliest…