October 23, 2013 /
Amy Maxmen suggests we change the face of aid in Africa.
October 7, 2013
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
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
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
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 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 /
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 /
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
Presidential election in Mali an important turning point for a traditionally democratic country struggling to recover from a military coup and an Islamist insurgency.
June 3, 2013 /
The story of how priceless ancient manuscripts that were reportedly destroyed when Islamists overran Timbuktu in fact were not.