June 10, 2011 /
In the western region of Ghana, oil drilling is disrupting the livelihoods of local fisherman, who believe the government is privileging oil development over their needs.
June 7, 2011 /
Egypt has sealed the Rafah border crossing in Gaza indefinitely, leaving many young Palestinians wondering if they will ever be allowed to leave.
June 7, 2011 /
Over the past eight years, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage around the world. Her multimedia presentation synthesizes this body of work into a...
May 31, 2011 /
PBS Newshour speaks to Rebecca Hamilton on its May 31 News Wrap. She speaks about North and South Sudan's agreement to set up a demilitarized border zone patrolled by both sides.
May 30, 2011 /
PBS NewsHour speaks with Rebecca Hamilton on Northern Sudan's warning to Southern Sudan to withdraw from the disputed border region of Abyei; the South refused.
May 27, 2011 /
Thousands of young Nepali girls are trafficked to neighboring India, where they are sold to brothels in cities like Mumbai and Calcutta.
May 27, 2011
On May 27 some 100,000 activists gathered at Tahrir Square to protest the continued military rule in Egypt since former President Hosni Mubarak's resignation.
May 25, 2011
In the Karamoja region of Uganda, villages say an army security crackdown on cattle raiding has led to incidents of brutal torture.
May 25, 2011 /
Tackling a food crisis: With the help of NGOs, farmers in Niger are looking for long-term solutions to recurring crop failures and shortages.
May 20, 2011 /
Following the Ugandan government's ferocious disarmament campaign against the Karamojong, what does the future hold for this tribe of warrior nomads?