July 14, 2014

Inside Ethiopia's Abortion Clinics

Miriam Berger, BuzzFeed

The Associated Press

Nearly a decade after abortion became legal in Ethiopia, women often still have trouble finding safe and affordable access.

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TAGGED: Abortion, Ethiopia, Africa


July 13, 2014
Africa's Big Men Betray It Still
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Are today’s leaders so clean they can grant themselves immunity from prosecution? Al-Bashir, the genocidalist Sudanese president, who still reigns after 25 years. Mugabe, still a menace to Zimbabweans after 34.... more ››
July 12, 2014
When Wall Street Went to Africa
Christiane Badgley, Foreign Policy
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit. more ››
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July 9, 2014
America's Ridiculous View of Africa
Jonathan Zimmerman, New Republic
Last month, Delta Airlines posted a tweet congratulating the United States for defeating Ghana in the World Cup. The tweet featured two images, each representing one of the countries. For the United States, Delta chose the Statue... more ››
July 2, 2014
The World's Youngest State Faces Failure
Bartholomaus Grill, Der Spiegel
It was only three years ago that South Sudan celebrated its newfound independence from Sudan. Now, a civil war is tearing the young state apart amid reports of war crimes and ethnic cleansing. At the heart of the conflict is oil... more ››