Civilian deaths in both Syria and Iraqincreased by over 50%. However,civilian deaths in Somalia increased by 200%, with a surge in IED attacks by militant group al-Shabaab.
In northern Malawi 80% of women produce legumes, onions, maize and tobacco. In this same region, 20% of men come in at the end, to sell the produce and participate other income generating activities.
Reports of disappearances and extra-judicial killings continue to emerge well over two years after major unrest broke out following President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid to seek a third term in office.
The next 12 months are not likely to be kind to African democracy.
At the beginning of this year, the list of Africas top longest serving leaders looked like this: Dos Santos, Obiang Nguema, Mugabe, Biya, and Sassou Nguesso. Two of those men have since gone.