November 18, 2016 /
Dan Grossman
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Amy Maxmen speaks with children suffering from Konzo in Kahemba, DRC
October 18, 2016 /
Neil Brandvold
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Cassava roots dry on the roof of a house on the outskirts of Kahemba. Image by Neil Brandvold. DRC, 2016.
October 5, 2016 /
Neil Brandvold
Konzo, a disease associated with irreversible paralysis It is caused by improperly processed or hastily prepared cassava, which can retain cyanide.
Cassava roots dry on the roof of a house on the outskirts of Kahemba. Image by Neil Brandvold. DRC, 2016.
October 4, 2016 / Global Health NOW
Amy Maxmen, Neil Brandvold
Little known in the West, the paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries.
Trucks parked by the roadside in Longonot center on the Maai Mahiu-Naivasha road. Image by Beatrice Obwocha. Kenya, 2016.
September 22, 2016
Beatrice Obwocha
Meet Beatrice Obwocha, a Kenyan journalist reporting on road safety.
Runners gather
August 31, 2016 / Untold Stories
Daniel Socha
Makorobondo "Dee" Salukombo, founder and coach of Project Kirotshe, explains the impact that this running program has on a group of youth in eastern Congo.
August 22, 2016 / The Washington Post
Emily Baumgaertner
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
August 17, 2016 / Business Daily
Beatrice Obwocha
The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
August 15, 2016 / Scientific American
Emily Baumgaertner
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.
August 12, 2016
Emily Baumgaertner
How close are we to a yellow fever pandemic?
Kirotshe runners
August 9, 2016
kem knapp sawyer
Student Fellow Daniel Socha reports on how the DRC's Olympic runners are giving back at home.
At races students put their training to the test.
August 3, 2016 / NPR
Daniel Socha
A team of young runners in Congo overcome challenges of everyday life caused by years of war and conflict.
Beatrice Kamuchanga runs down the main road in Kirotshe, Democratic Republic of Congo.
August 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Daniel Socha
Conflict continues to cause rampant poverty and despair in Kirotshe, Congo. Beatrice Kamuchanga, 19, overcomes challenges of life there and prepares to run the 5000 meter race in the 2016 Olympics.

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