In the aftermath of a brutal civil war and an outbreak of the Ebola virus, a forward-looking investment is brightening the future for this country’s youngest citizens.
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The election in Zambia—a country with 25 years of peaceful democratic consolidation—is a chance for the EU to show it still has serious clout as a foreign policy actor.
Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.
Despite the questionable accuracy of the results, many Ugandans who voted in this year’s election felt they were casting a ballot in favor of democracy itself.