October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
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.
The road to Tikondane, a safe haven for children in Lilongwe.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
Leaders of Nzotheka Support Group for young people living with HIV in Lilongwe
September 21, 2016
Jennifer Stephens
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 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
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
Christian Belanger
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...
A property in Old Alex, the densest part of Alexandra township
September 19, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
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.
A boy in a dried maize field. Image by Kimberly Flowers USAID via public domain. Ethiopia.
September 13, 2016 / Knowledge@Wharton
Tom Burgis
The Financial Times's Investigations Correspondent Tom Burgis talks with Knowledge@Wharton about his project "The Great Land Rush".
King Tom Cemetary
September 13, 2016
Amy Maxmen
Journalist Amy Maxmen receives prestigious science-writing prizes for reporting on Ebola and other diseases
African lion via public domain.
September 12, 2016 / ICIJ
Will Fitzgibbon, Alvaro Ortiz
Will Fitzgibbon and Álvaro Ortiz take you behind the scenes in the making of Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa's Offshore Empires.
Orianda during her frequent visits to the clinic for tuberculosis treatment. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2013.
September 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
In Gugulethu, South Africa, at least one in four people is HIV-positive. One of them is 60-year-old Oriana.
Runners gather
August 31, 2016 / Untold Stories
Daniel Socha
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.
PrEP; Vaginal Ring; HIV
August 30, 2016 / Scientific American
Amy Maxmen
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.