May 19, 2015 / Newsweek
Amy Maxmen
Did NGOs profit from the Ebola epidemic while frontline nurses and other healthworkers went unpaid?
May 14, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
It was a hushed-up contract for one of Africa’s biggest land deals, signed with the backing of two authoritarians who have since been deposed. Naturally, I wanted a copy.
May 14, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
A series of small changes—a wall to capture rainwater, expanded vegetable gardens and more efficient wood stoves—are helping families eke out an existence in one of the world's poorest countries.
September 13, 2010 / The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
A political battle over oil resources and border demarcation is jeopardizing the upcoming referendum on South Sudan independence and could renew a decades-long civil war between the north and the...
September 12, 2010 / Untold Stories
Juhie Bhatia
The abundance of oil in Nigeria has not brought food security for the majority of the population, and many Nigerians are in the midst of a severe hunger crisis.
September 10, 2010 / Untold Stories
Joe Bavier, Marcus Bleasdale
Expectant Congolese regard new American legislation as a harbinger of turning tides in a stubborn war.
September 10, 2010 / Untold Stories
Joe Bavier, Marcus Bleasdale
Trapped between two streams and surrounded by the LRA, routine tasks such as seeking food have become increasingly dangerous for villagers of Ngilima.
September 9, 2010
Ruth Moon
A Niger drought means there is not enough food to feed the country; United Nations reports estimate 7.9 million inhabitants are facing food shortages there.
A resident of the village of Adouna, Niger, sits in a meeting with other villagers. Residents say Lutheran World Relief’s project to rebuild a dam near the village will increase usable farmland near the village and provide villagers with a way to get to market, thus increasing incomes.
September 8, 2010 / Untold Stories
Ruth Moon
A flooded dam isolates a Nigerian village, stunting economic development for an entire decade.
September 7, 2010 / Untold Stories
Marcus Bleasdale, Joe Bavier
Throughout Bas Uele, we were greeted by mile after mile of previously occupied farmland and villages. They lie abandoned, the forest slowly reclaiming the land as its own. We could easily estimate...
September 7, 2010 / Untold Stories
Marcus Bleasdale, Joe Bavier
The voices in the darkened homes tell us when they were taken, they explain to us what they were forced to do and how that made them feel. There is no response to the horror of their words. The is no...
September 7, 2010 / Untold Stories
Joe Bavier, Marcus Bleasdale
Decades of willful neglect have left northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo isolated, impoverished, and underdeveloped. But what was once simply the source of surmountable hardship is now...
Mbonih Ndele Mari was abducted by the LRA outside Niangara and left for dead by them after they cut off her lips and her ears. She is now in a hospital in Niangara. Her children are being looked after by family close by.
September 7, 2010
Joe Bavier, Marcus Bleasdale
Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army, notorious for its use of child soldiers and sex slaves, has stalked Central Africa for decades. How has Kony evaded capture for so long?

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