One father traveling overseas realizes finding a babysitter in the US is full of decisions unknown to parents in other parts of the world, who raise their kids to help care for their siblings.
Last month President Xi Jinping told President Macky Sall of Senegal that China and Africa are completely intertwined and interdependent.
The Ugandan Army quickly crossed into South Sudan on behalf of the government when fighting broke out in December. That may have started something.
This time the gun shots that killed five were not the start of a coup, but a dispute over pay.
As a political crisis that devolved into an ethnic crisis, the war in South Sudan needs resolution quickly to avoid solidifying widening divisions and strife.