Doctors start clinical trials with the blood of survivors.
Getting water to poor communities may sound straightforward: dig a well, put in a pump and hand out water filters. But as many NGOs and aid agencies have found, it is a lot more complicated than that.
As Madagascar awaits a result in its presidential election, divisive legal challenges loom.
Muammar Qaddafi’s hometown band of loyalists still display his favorite color.
The people of two rival towns seem determined to hate each other forever.
The defeat of an Islamist militia raises hope that law and order may return.
Will the world eradicate polio? If it does, some of the credit may go to a 73-year-old billionaire horse-breeder from the Indian city of Pune.
The trend-setting British aid agency DfID is establishing requirements that recipients of aid funding disclose how they are actually spending the money. Transparency like this could be a game-changer.
Nobody in Kenya knows the consequences of corruption better than John Githongo, who talks to Sam Loewenberg about the cruel intersection of politics, natural resources, and foreign aid.
After decades of isolation, a wide-ranging push towards reform by Burma’s new government has thawed its relations with the West at dizzying speed.
Some 75,000 ethnic Kachins have been displaced in northern Burma (also known as Myanmar) and another 10,000 have fled across the Chinese border. Is this the new, “softer” Burma?
The government must think hard about how to tackle an Islamist uprising that may have less to do with religion than the rebels claim.