China has reported that it will ban its domestic ivory trade in 2017. Will this be an effective way to challenge the poaching of African Elephants?
The issue of corporal punishment in Tanzania gained attention in October 2016 when a video filmed in a Tanzanian school went viral.
Tanzanians desperate for work often fill the occupation of a domestic worker but are paid painfully low without the potential for upward mobility. Improvements can be made to this system, but it starts with domestic workers demanding higher standards of their employers.
The devastating earthquake on September 10 that shook Tanzania’s infrastructure and political system reveals corruption and greed. Aid poured into this developing country shrank as it was passed through government leadership, yet the new president provides hope to dispel corruption as the country rebuilds.
While an Arab Spring style revolution is currently unlikely, Mugabe’s actions toward protestors and currents of discontent will shape the future of Zimbabwe’s presidency.
The International Criminal Court’s focus on African cases is indicative of the inherent nature of its existence and function, not bias against the continent.