Ethiopians vote in controversial election
May 24, 2015
Ethiopians flocked to the poll in an election many expect to extend the ruling EPRDF’s 24 year grip on power. On election day, the opposition complained of harassment and obstruction of voters and party election observers.
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
July 13, 2014 | Al Jazeera English
A third of South Sudan’s population is at risk of famine as a result of the most recent conflict. Young children under five are particularly affected. In Bentiu’s IDP camp, four children die per day due to malnutrition and related complications.
On South Sudan's front lines
June 22, 2015
Malakal, the capital of oil-rich Upper Nile State, has changed hands nine times since the onset of South Sudan's violent conflict. The Nile, previously a source of livelihood for local communities, has turned into the frontline, with many members of the Shilluk tribe trapped behind rebel line with little access to aid.
Trapped inside Europe's borders
September 15, 2014
Most migrants expect the crossing of the EU’s external border to be the hardest part of their journey to a better life. But even after reaching European soil, their struggle for survival is far from over.
South Sudan's second independence anniversary
July 9, 2013 | Al Jazeera English
South Sudanese rejoiced in celebrating their nation's second birthday. Yet with the government struggling to provide basic services and to effectively manage oil resources, euphoria is quickly giving way to impatience and disappointment.