Battles Over Water Are Stoking a War in Africa’s Sahel
The solutions aren't simple, and conflicts are on the rise.
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Child Gold Miners in Africa Have to Deal With Floods, Collapse, and Now, Al Qaeda
Hundreds of children are stuck working in gold mines in Burkina Faso, regarded as the newest front line in the war on terror.
We Spoke to Residents Facing Eviction as Kenya Prepares to Close the World's Largest Refugee Camp
Kenya has threatened it before, but this time it looks like it's serious — it is preparing to close a camp home to more than half a million refugees. Many face a dangerous repatriation to Somalia.
Female Refugees Are Being Forced to Sell Sex to Survive Southern Africa’s Drought
A severe drought in southern Africa has caused a spike in "transactional sex" — a term describing the exchange of sexual services for food or other vital goods, a common refugee camp phenomenon.
Meet the Man Building Autonomous Kamikaze Swarm Drones for the US Military
The LOCUST drones are launched out of a cannon, come together autonomously in a "swarm," and detonate on impact.