Category Archives: Africa

South-Sudan, ethnic civil war

    Formed from the 10 southern-most states of Sudan, and with its capital in Juba, the Republic of South Sudan is a land of expansive grassland, swamps and tropical rain forest straddling both banks of the White Nile. It limits south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya and west of Ethiopia. It is also… Read More »

Central African Republic

“In CAR, it is cheaper to buy a grenade than a baguette.” Will the international community respond to the threat of genocide in the Central African Republic?                  As South Africans cheered President Barack Obama’s speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela and his legacy of tolerance and reconciliation, a nation of 4.6 million people… Read More »