Chronic malnutrition, a deadly and widespread crisis largely overlooked in the face of food scarcity, currently impacts one in four children across the globe and places almost half a billion children at risk of permanent damage within the next 15 years.
A suicide truck bombing at the Ministry of Education in Mogadishu claims at least 70 lives. Many of the victims are students who were to receive scholarships from the Turkish government. Al-Shabbab militants have claimed responsibility for the attack.
With US and European economies threatened among short and medium term sustainability questions, it may seem surprising that the military institutions in the US, France, and England are actively and quietly expanding operations in Africa.