By Hayes Brown on January 10, 2014
A sign erected in a U.N. camp shows different areas for South Sudanese ethnic groups. Here's why.
By Hayes Brown on January 7, 2014
You've heard of "conflict-free diamonds"? Now your computer may be joining its ranks.
By Carimah Townes on January 4, 2014
The recent beheading and mutilation of children is alarming, but mass child suffering is not new to Central African Republic.
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By Hayes Brown on December 23, 2013
Things aren't looking good in the world's youngest country. Here's what you need to know.
By Hayes Brown on December 20, 2013
While the death penalty is off the table, Uganda has still just made homosexual activity a crime punishable by life in jail.
Activists and officials alike are praising the Atrocities Prevention Board for finally playing its intended role.
By Hayes Brown on December 14, 2013
Several thousand U.S. military personnel currently operate around the world in places you probably wouldn't realize.
By Hayes Brown on December 12, 2013
Fresh off of military victory in the DR Congo, the U.N. is already focusing on another rebel group attacking Congolese civilians.
By Joanna M. Foster on December 12, 2013
Officials in Costa Rica have declared a national crop emergency for bananas due to a pest driven by a warming planet.
By Hayes Brown on December 11, 2013
The U.S. is finally getting in the game in the CAR, providing much needed logistical support for the peacekeepers deployed to restore order.