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The Latest in the Ebola Battle

The Latest in the Ebola Battle

With the Ebola virus death toll this year topping 2,100 and climbing, the health officials and governments in West Africa are desperately trying new measures to curtail the spread of the virus. The latest efforts in the Ebola battle to test and produce vaccines and treatments have been fast tracked and are not going through […]

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

The violence that has been a plague for Libya has forced the country to give up hosting the African Cup of Nations football tournament in 2017. The decision was made over security concerns in the unstable African nation and was not a surprise. Since the 2011 overthrowing of Moammar Gadhafi, violence has taken hold of […]

Morocco Travel: Unusual Places to Visit in Marrakech [Videos]

Morocco Travel: Unusual Places to Visit in Marrakech [Videos]

When traveling to exotic Marrakech in Morocco, the gateway to the north of Africa, there are many fascinating places to visit and unusual things to do along the way. Here are some rather different options that are worth taking in during a vacation in these exotic climes. Visiting cities like Marrakech can be exciting indeed, […]

Ebola Could Last for Longer Than Expected

Ebola Could Last for Longer Than Expected

Ebola, the biological threat that is ravaging West Africa will take at least six months to be brought under control, according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF, who is currently treating cases of Ebola and racing to find a cure for the disease, believe the situation in West Africa is deteriorating faster than they like […]

Rwanda Genocide Survivors Seek Joyous Healing [Video]

Rwanda Genocide Survivors Seek Joyous Healing [Video]

Three men who were survivors of the Rwandan Genocide 20 years ago have sought and found a source of healing that adds a sense of joy to their lives. The group, called The Good Ones, was discovered by Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan. The Good Ones are a musical trio from Rwanda, and are making a […]

Boko Haram: the Only Terrorist Group?

Boko Haram: the Only Terrorist Group?

Boko Haram’s militant leader Abubakar Shekau’s radical behaviors have been drawing international attention. He is the new face of terrorism in Africa along with his jihadist group Boko Haram, showing up in many videos online only clothed in militant garb and often carrying a weapon. Many times he does things in the name of Allah, […]

Mental Health Patients All but Condemned in Africa

Mental Health Patients All but Condemned in Africa

The only word to describe it is horrifying. While we definitely cannot take standards of Western society and enforce them in Third World nations, as that would be unfair, the images that photographer Robin Hammond are stark, painful and ultimately horrifying by any standards.  The New Zealand-born photographer was traveling through Sudan, on assignment to […]

Travel to a Different Destination in Africa for Safari Fun

Travel to a Different Destination in Africa for Safari Fun

While some of the more popular countries instantly come to mind when speaking of safari holidays in Africa, maybe it’s time to travel to a different, lesser known but equally beautiful, destination for your vacation fun.  While many head for South Africa and Kenya, let’s try something new this year. Inland Africa offers Malawi, a […]

Boko Haram Victims Speak Out

Boko Haram Victims Speak Out

Boko Haram, a Nigerian terrorist group, has been causing disruption in the country since its formation in 2002. However, its acts of violence have increased dramatically since Abubakar Shekau took leadership in 2009, bringing the number of related deaths up to over 3,500 people. This group brings violence on anyone that does not conform to […]

Somalia Presidential Palace Attacked by Militants

Somalia Presidential Palace Attacked by Militants

Heavy gunfire was heard inside after militants have attacked the Somalia presidential palace earlier today. According to Somali police officials, militants have stormed the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, and heavy gunfire is heard inside as government troops and guards try to repel them. “The attack started when a car bomb exploded outside the presidential […]

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