Aid institutions and governments have been caught flat-footed in the fight against Nigeria’s Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram. The result: Devastating famine now threatens millions. Displacement and isolation have pushed more than 3 million people to the brink of…
Pumping Water to Safety
October 11, 2018
For girls living in Nigeria’s Madinatu camp for internally displaced persons, many of whom have escaped Boko Haram, leaving the premises to fetch water leaves them vulnerable to trafficking and violence.
Africa’s Hidden Crisis
March 26, 2018
A below-the-radar opioid crisis is brewing in Africa as Tramadol pain pills flood the market.