Africa, Somaliland, Somalia, Human Rights, Politics
Africa is the world’s richest continent. Crammed full of diamonds, manganese, copper and other precious metals, the potential of the ‘dark continent’ is enormous, yet so little has been achieved in terms of development.
Africa, Angola, Politics
Imagine that you are in a nice, grassy park, sitting on a bench, looking out at a river. There’s bustling shipping economy, and within a few miles, you can see a stadium that holds the largest horse race in the U.S.
Africa, CAR, Human Rights, Politics
We have some affection for Angola’s election because the voters are steppin’ to a flag with a weapon.
Africa, South Africa, Politics
On March 24th, 2013, a group of Seleka rebels finished a nearly four-month long assault on Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic. The attack started after several rebel groups claimed that the CAR government wasn’t abiding by peace treaties signed in 2008 after the Central African Republic Bush War.
Africa, South Africa, Human Rights, Politics, World
The Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) used to be a feared force in South Africa, espousing a bizarre rhetoric of white supremacy in a desperate attempt to preserve the apartheid state during the early 1990s. Having failed in their attempt to capitalise on the breakdown of minority rule, they faded into the political shadows, yet somehow the AWB is still intact. Therefore CrowdH asks; who are the AWB, and what ever happened to this paramilitary group?
Africa, Business, Life
Many of us have heard about the dichotomy between terrorist and freedom fighter; and it is often the subject of intense debate.
Africa, Nigeria, Politics
If you thought McDonald’s and Coca-Cola would dominate, you thought wrong…
Africa, Chad, Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, Human Rights, Editor's Choice
Escalating numbers of dead bodies, severe hunger, constant protests, the heavily armed Boko Haram, and a very shaky administration; is Nigeria stumbling to the ground? Well, this is a question that still remains unanswered!
Africa, Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Editor's Choice
In the first world, we generally understand our privilege when compared to many other countries. We know that there’s more terrorism in the Middle East, less government stability in Venezuela, and the Maldives is disappearing due to climate change.
“Amidst all the campaigns for alleviation of crimes and the progress of our defenses, the abduction of women around the world to be forced to marrying their captors remains unstopped.”