March 11, 2014 /
Amy Maxmen
In Mali children are given anti-malarials to prevent the disease. Use on a large scale is leading to drug-resistant strains of malaria, yet health workers say the benefits outweigh the risks.
December 2, 2013 / Humanosphere
Amy Maxmen
Despite bed-nets, insecticides and treatments, malaria continues to kill hundreds of thousands of children in sub-Saharan Africa. Health officials are reviving an old measure to prevent the disease.
November 15, 2013 / Scientific American
Amy Maxmen
A new approach to malaria may save hundreds of thousands of children, but it requires a network of health workers in countries that lack of money, human resources and organization.
November 15, 2013 / Nature
Amy Maxmen
Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing some older drugs. Can they make it work?
October 23, 2013 / Scientific American
Amy Maxmen
Amy Maxmen suggests we change the face of aid in Africa.
October 7, 2013
Yochi Dreazen
What may be next for the U.S. in Africa in its war against Islamist militants? Join us on October 15 to learn more.
October 2, 2013
Tom Hundley
Earlier this year, Yochi Dreazen traveled to northern Mali, where government troops and French special forces were battling a growing network of jihadists for control of a vast desert territory.
September 26, 2013 / The Last Word On Nothing
Amy Maxmen
Malaria is the leading cause of death in Mali, so I went to write about the disease. But outside of this tragic reality, there's also art, kindness and beauty like I’ve never witnessed before.
September 26, 2013
Amy Maxmen
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?
September 24, 2013 / The Atlantic
Yochi Dreazen
The U.S. has long seen the Middle East and South Asia as the central battlegrounds in the war against Islamist militants. That's changing: the new face of terror is an African one.
August 12, 2013 / The Washington Post
Yochi Dreazen
I got used to watching Bamako's scooters carry strange things as they weave through the city's dusty streets. What I hadn't seen, until Thursday, was a scooter with an upside-down sheep.
August 12, 2013 / Untold Stories
Tom Hundley
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
July 26, 2013
Rebecca Gibian
Presidential election in Mali an important turning point for a traditionally democratic country struggling to recover from a military coup and an Islamist insurgency.