September 21, 2016
As the world sprints to end AIDS, adolescent girls and young women in Malawi suffer from much higher HIV rates than male peers: a look at this shocking disparity.
September 20, 2016 /
Christian Belanger reports on the tense relationship between the government and the street traders and scrap metal collectors who contribute to the township's informal economy. Would regulation help?
September 19, 2016
The South African government is working to reform Alexandra Township, one of the poorest, most densely populated areas of Johannesburg, still struggling to overcome the legacy of apartheid. Can it...
September 19, 2016 /
Since 2001, millions of dollars have been spent to improve a poor Johannesburg township. Residents say, however, that the project has often failed to meet their needs.
September 13, 2016 /
The Financial Times's Investigations Correspondent Tom Burgis talks with Knowledge@Wharton about his project "The Great Land Rush".
September 13, 2016
Journalist Amy Maxmen receives prestigious science-writing prizes for reporting on Ebola and other diseases
September 12, 2016 /
Will Fitzgibbon and Álvaro Ortiz take you behind the scenes in the making of Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa's Offshore Empires.
September 2, 2016 /
In Gugulethu, South Africa, at least one in four people is HIV-positive. One of them is 60-year-old Oriana.
August 31, 2016 /
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 30, 2016 /
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.