Video: Fighting for survival in war-torn Yemen
Since 2015, Yemen has been locked in a civil war in which Saudi Arabia – a supporter of Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi-- has led a Sunni coalition against Houthi rebels. Almost 10,000 civilians have died while those on the sidelines of the war face regular terror attacks, cholera contamination and the threat of famine.
Famine as a Weapon in South Sudan
Civil war has left South Sudan in shambles. Food is scarce and efforts by the United Nations to provide supplies are scarcely enough to feed an undernourished population. Villagers walk many miles for food, hoping to avoid soldiers who steal their food, including government troops.
Shadow of Nigeria’s Biafra war still looms large, 50 years on
On May 30, 1967, General Emeka Ojukwu declared Nigeria’s southeastern Biafra region an independent state, sparking what would become a bloody civil war that claimed more than one million lives. Fifty years on, many veterans from both sides of the conflict have taken their stories to the grave, but FRANCE 24 managed to meet with some who shared their memories of bravery, desertion and near-death experiences.
Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan
For the past four years, South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been torn apart by civil war. Two tribes are fighting each other, and their soldiers burn and steal any crops they come across. Famine is being used as a weapon of war.
Ivory Coast reaches deal to end mass mutiny
Crisis averted? Ivory Coast's government says it's found a compromise to end a revolt by members of its armed forces that took control of at least five cities.
Families still grieving in South Sudan
More than 500 people were killed in just three days of fighting in the South Sudan capital Juba in July. That put an end to any hope of peace in a country that has been divided by civil war since December 2013.
Ivory Coast refugees reluctant to return home
Refugees from the decade-long civil war in Ivory Coast are delaying their return home despite an appeal by President Alassane Ouattara to help rebuild the country.
South Sudan leaders 'profit' as country suffers during war
A new report has found top political and military officials in South Sudan have profited during the civil war, which has killed tens of thousands of people.