Category: Feature

Kenya poll: A key moment for African democracy

This week’s presidential election re-run in Kenya has implications not only for the country but also for much of the continent, says the BBC’s new Africa editor, Fergal Keane. The last days have passed in a swirl of chanting crowds, arguments in the courts, and meetings between powerful politicians and election commissioners. The tension ahead…

Life can be difficult for many during the June-October lean season. This is especially true for mothers in the Central River Region (CRR) of The Gambia, where one in every five people is food insecure (2016 CFSA). These mothers, however, can hope for better days this year thanks to WFP’s forthcoming assistance, financed by the…