Region

Africa

Live from Kakuma

Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya, is the site of TEDxKakumaCamp. It is the first event of its kind to take place at a refugee camp.

Prophets and Profits

In Africa, Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches are attracting a growing number of believers.

Water Safety in Zanzibar

The WHO estimates over 370,000 lives are lost each year to drowning. And while water is an undeniable part of culture in Zanzibar, Tanzania, lack of knowledge about aquatic survival is commonplace.

Surgery: The 'Neglected Stepchild' of Global Health

Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.

What Came of Libya’s ‘Land Grab’ in Mali?

In 2009, Libya bought 100,000 hectares of prime territory in Mali in what critics consider a "land grab". With both countries facing instability: who controls the farm land now?

Sierra Leone: Where Corruption Kills

Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.

Innovating the Rwandan Recovery

More than twenty years after a genocide, a look at the next generation of Rwandans and their place in a rapidly changing country.

Interrupting Rape Worldwide

There's a method to stopping gun violence before it starts--and it has worked in seven countries. Can the method be modified to prevent sexual violence?

Somalia: Pirates and Anarchy

Journalist Michael Scott Moore was held hostage for 32 months by Somali pirates. He is recovering. Will Somalia ever recover?

The 101st Airborne, Fighting Ebola in Liberia

To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from the most battle-hardened unit in the US Army. How does an infantry division fight a disease?

School Garden Programs and Food Security

Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.

Meet 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.