April 20, 2015 /
Roger Thurow, Rhitu Chatterjee
Nicholas Kristof talk on his latest book connects with Boston University Campus Consortium panel on the consequences of malnutrition and efforts to give children a better head start.
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.
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.
Obwocha Highways 1
August 11, 2016 / Daily Nation (Kenya)
Beatrice Obwocha
For long distance drivers on this crucial East African route, the journey on the Northern Corridor can be dangerous.
Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa’s Offshore Empires
July 25, 2016
Alvaro Ortiz, Will Fitzgibbon
A new game based on the Panama Papers that lets you discover the widespread, corrupt and often harmful offshore networks that deprive African countries of billions of dollars.
Entebbe Airport hostage return
July 7, 2016
Tom Hundley, Helen Epstein
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
Entebbe Airport image
June 28, 2016 / The New Yorker
Helen Epstein
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
June 6, 2016
Beatrice Obwocha
Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.
June 6, 2016 / Daily Nation (Kenya)
Beatrice Obwocha
Waiting for days for cargo, travelling day and night across the country, living in the truck, being harassed by corrupt officers, and never knowing where the next load might take you.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 17, 2016
Helen Epstein
In February 2016, Uganda strongman Yoweri Museveni won another election which opposition groups and international observers say was not free and fair.
May 17, 2016 / The New York Review of Books
Helen Epstein
President Yoweri Museveni ruled Uganda for thirty years through a combination of bribery, blackmail, and brute force. Last week, he was sworn in for yet another five-year term.
May 12, 2016 / Untold Stories
Roger Thurow
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."

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