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South Africa

Alexandra: Room to Grow

Since 2001, millions of dollars have been spent to improve a poor Johannesburg township. Residents say, however, that the project has often failed to meet their needs.

Ending AIDS: Behind the Scenes

The "Ending AIDS" project covers efforts to end AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and the United States. This slideshow takes a look at the people Jon Cohen met along the way and the places he visited.

Zimbabwe: It Takes a Village

The AIDS epidemic can be ended with current drugs—in theory. Now, a rural village in impoverished Zimbabwe has figured out how to help end it in real life in a simple, low-tech way.

South Africa: Marikana

When South African police opened fire on striking miners at Marikana in 2012, the world saw an ugly side of the country's leadership. Can post-apartheid South Africa claim "liberation?"