March 11, 2014
In Mali children are given anti-malarials to prevent the disease. Use on a large scale is leading to drug-resistant strains of malaria, yet health workers say the benefits outweigh the risks.
March 11, 2014
For two decades, the eastern Congo has been ravaged by civil war. Can a former U.S. senator help bring peace?
March 11, 2014 /
In Nigeria's messy underground market, a new abortion pill is changing how women access abortions.
March 3, 2014
A government crackdown against dissidents? No, this is a government crackdown against sexual orientation. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni last week signed a law that criminalizes homosexual acts.
February 28, 2014 /
The FDLR, a Rwandan Hutu rebel group based on the Congolese border, represents the biggest threat to Rwanda's stability. But some rebels are laying down their arms.
February 27, 2014 /
The Wall Street Journal
A look at Uganda's LGBT community as the country waited for President Museveni to make a decision on the anti-homosexuality bill.
February 25, 2014 /
When their sexuality (and their very existence) is illegal, these couples can only be together behind closed doors. This is a look at Uganda's secret LGBT relationships.
February 24, 2014
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the country's anti-homosexuality bill, presenting a growing threat to LGBT individuals.
February 24, 2014 /
In Malawi, students drop out in droves because they can't afford the cost of staying in school. Giving money directly to the poorest students could be one way to keep them in the classroom.
February 21, 2014 /
Poverty and politics are two of the biggest challenges impacting the health of women and children in Guinea.