The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
As civil war rages in Sudan, an ancient but evolving tradition connects thousands of refugees to their life in the Nuba Mountains.
Facing war and possible famine, thousands would rather live underwater in filthy refugee camps than risk death by returning to their homes.
South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war. How can you save lives when doctors and patients are living under the gun?
With war and weather pushing thousands to the brink of starvation, aid workers in South Sudan are warning of a large-scale humanitarian disaster.
Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.
Three years ago, South Sudan gained independence and became its own nation. Now, it may be about to start a civil war.
South Sudan achieved its troubled independence only in 2011 but a group of Washington-based policy wonks and government officials had been plotting since the 1980s to bring that result about.
Refugees in the Nuba Mountains now face a more dangerous weapon than war itself: hunger.
A year after the birth of South Sudan, gun culture persists. The result? Ongoing violence in a country attempting to build a foundation of peace.
Inside the high-profile campaign by Washington politicians, NGO do-gooders, and celebrities to create an independent South Sudan--whether it's a disaster or not.
In a series of dispatches Alan Boswell looks beyond the simplistic narrative that features Khartoum as an evil aggressive state and South Sudan as the morally superior victim.