July 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 24, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Jennifer Koons
A worldwide vigil for the Nigerian students abducted by Boko Haram draws attention to a major global issue: the education of girls.
July 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
Victims of domestic violence, mental and physical abuse, and child marriage have a sanctuary in the only shelter of its kind in Niger, a country of 17 million.
April 30, 2014 / South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Joanne Silberner
Joanne Silberner discusses her reporting on health-related issues with South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
April 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Contrary to popular belief, Africa has the potential to be rich.
April 28, 2014
Tom Hundley
When wealthy nations decide to punish poor nations for alleged bad behavior, it is not the leaders of the poor nations who suffer, but rather the poor themselves.
Image by Joshua Hammer. Mali, 2014.
April 25, 2014
Joshua Hammer
In 2012, Jihadists occupied two-thirds of Mali, creating the world's most dangerous terrorist sanctuary. This is the story of how it happened, and how a few brave individuals tried to outwit them.
April 25, 2014 / National Geographic
Joshua Hammer
The librarian revived interest in Mali's illustrious past...then had to save it from jihadists.
April 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Jina Moore looks at the different uses of vulture funds.
April 21, 2014 / The Nation
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem. Cutting international aid to corrupt or incompetent governments only makes things worse.
April 21, 2014
Jina Moore
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
April 21, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Jina Moore
Businessmen call them ‘distressed debt’ investments. Critics call them "vulture funds" and say they exploit poor countries.
April 18, 2014 / WIOX
Allyn Gaestel
From traffic jams to emergency rooms, Pulitzer Center grantee Allyn Gaestel discusses her reporting in Nigeria on the Writer's Voice with Anne Hersh, a weekly program on WIOX radio in New York.

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