With millions facing hunger and 1.5 million displaced, President Kiir and rebel leader Machar are supposed to lay down arms and figure out a new government. Just the opposite is happening.
A television series in Kenya is trying to help small-scale farmers with issues such as financial management and irrigation. For example, the show has been helping one Ugandan woman turn her farm into a business to support her nine children.
Only Botswana protested when African heads of state voted themselves free from prosecution for genocide and crimes against humanity in a proposed new 'Africa court.'
Somali pirates in 2011 attacked 237 boats in the oceans around northeast Africa. In 2014 there have been seven attacks, all failed.
Half the farmers in the US are 55 or older, which means fewer small-scale farmers in the future. At the same time, the agricultural sector may be a source of jobs for the 74.2 unemployed youth in the world.