July 30, 2014 / The Guardian | Global Development
Jessica Hatcher
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.
Turkana, Kenya. Image by Guillaume Bonn. Kenya, 2014.
July 30, 2014 /
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
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.
April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Only 10 percent of married women in Nigeria use contraception, and almost a third face unwanted pregnancy.
April 1, 2014 / SportWeek
Tomaso Clavarino
Competitive sports helped erase the bloody past between Rwanda's Hutu and Tutsi.
April 1, 2014 / Untold Stories
Stuart Reid, Kenny Katombe
For decades, the Banyamulenge people of eastern Congo have found themselves foreigners in their own country. In January 2014, they met with Russ Feingold, the U.S. special envoy to the region.
April 1, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Jon Sawyer
Street kids are used to living from lie to lie—often penniless, some are orphans and others shunned as witches. In Kinshasa many seek refuge at ORPER where every child is considered "a jewel."
April 1, 2014 / BBC
Meera Senthilingam
A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
March 28, 2014 / BBC World
Meera Senthilingam
What do you when patients with an airborne infectious disease are resistant to all drugs available to them? Hospitals in South Africa have limited resources and now patients are being sent home.
March 26, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Jon Sawyer
At StandProud, a center for youth with physical disabilities, a 15-year old with polio learns to walk. Others play soccer for the first time.
Image by Meera Senthilingam. South Africa, 2014.
March 24, 2014
Meera Senthilingam
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
March 24, 2014 / SciDev.Net
Meera Senthilingam
Using new technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis––South Africa's biggest killer.
Image by Sam Loewenberg. Uganda, 2014.
March 21, 2014
Samuel Loewenberg
Uganda has a sanitation crisis, and it will take innovative solutions to help this country suffering from its own waste, where only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation.

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