Henry Wilkins

Henry Wilkins

Africa

France reaffirms Sahel presence but root cause of crisis unsolved

After talks, analysts say French military strategy extension will not end violence, stress political goals must be met.

France reaffirms Sahel presence but root cause of crisis unsolved

Africa

Mystery behind Burkina Faso violence hampering response to crisis

Experts say the confluence of armed groups in the West African country is complicating humanitarian efforts.

Mystery behind Burkina Faso violence hampering response to crisis

Burkina Faso

France announces troop deployment to Burkina Faso

Sources suggest French operation has already started and being carried out at request of Burkinabe authorities.

France announces troop deployment to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso parliament member killed in Sahel region

Killing of Oumaru Dicko has raised questions about authorities' ability to rein in armed groups in country's north.

Burkina Faso parliament member killed in Sahel region

Environment

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Herders are attempting to stop the degradation of grass upon which their animals depend.

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Boko Haram

Boko Haram's decline raises hopes of the displaced

As Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari announces defeat of armed group, people in displaced camps hope to return home.

Boko Haram's decline raises hopes of the displaced

South Sudan

Hunger and child abandonment in north South Sudan

Parents of 300 children have fled without them from Northern Bahr El Ghazal because of worsening mass hunger.

Hunger and child abandonment in north South Sudan

South Sudan

Fleeing famine in northern South Sudan

Drought and economic collapse leave 20 percent of Northern Bahr el Ghazal's population weeks away from famine.

Fleeing famine in northern South Sudan