This National Geographic article looks at the year 2021 in iconic images. While issues such as political and climate changes issues. However optimism came in the form of medical advances etc. These images encapsualte this interesting year.
As many as 20 million people in four African countries are facing extreme hardship and food shortages as an exceptionally long and severe drought grips the eastern Horn of Africa. Three rainy seasons in a row have failed to materialize.