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Africa

Reports, articles and notes which are taken from our newsletter covering this part of the world.

23 April 2018
Africa

A conference aimed at raising funds to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was held on the 13th of April in Geneva

A conference aimed at raising funds to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was held on the 13th of April in Geneva. Delegations representing more than 100 countries arrived. The government of DRC boycotted the meeting, so the country’s president Joseph Kabila was also absent. According to the United Nations the […]
23 April 2018
Africa

Human traffickers in the Middle East and Africa use social media to reach to immigrants

Human traffickers in the Middle East and Africa use social media to reach to immigrants. Often, people who decide to use these services are kidnapped and tortured. In order to get a ransom, smugglers send pictures of immigrants to their family members via social media. They typically use websites, private groups, Facebook’s and WhatsApp’s videos […]
13 April 2018
Somalia, Africa

Mogadishu

The Civil War in Somalia continues. Throughout the years only the nature of the terror has changed. The scale, however, remains similar. Somalis keep running away from the violence, fighting hunger and their entire existence is about simply trying to survive yet another day.
Marcin Suder
22 March 2018
Africa

The fate of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram on the 19th of February remains unknown.

The fate of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram on the 19th of February remains unknown. The girls from Nigeria were abducted when the terrorist group attacked the town of Dapchi. The jihadists entered the town shoting from guns and throwing explosive materials. Students and teachers were hiding in the bushes. Part of them was found […]