South Sudan’s standoff

When South Sudan became a country in 2011, there was a lot of optimism in a nation where people had endured decades of conflict to win independence...

Famine stalks South Sudan, Somalia

The United Nations says that the world is facing the worst food crisis since World War II. Two of the hardest hit countries are in East Africa. In...

The North Korea of Africa: Eritrea

Eritrea is sometimes described as "the North Korea of Africa." And it's a deserved title. The tiny nation, located on the continent’s...