Country

Tanzania

Sucked Dry

Huge swaths of land acquired by foreign investors in Africa's Nile River Basin export profits and displace communities.

The Extent of US Special Forces Involvement in Africa

Officially, the United States has one military base in Africa. But extensive reporting has revealed the existence of a network of secret military bases and outposts across the continent.

A Journey Through Contested Lands: Tanzania

A moving photo essay about the Maasai in northeast Tanzania, who are struggling to make a living on ancestral lands that the government keeps trying to take away.

Restorative Businesses

Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.

Laboratory Earth

An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.

Maasai Women: Breaking Out of the Boma

New economic demands are forcing Maasai women into the workforce. While facing fierce backlash for their work, they are joining together to redefine women's roles within their patriarchal world.

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.

Tensions over Food Insecurity in Africa

Roiling tensions underlie efforts to improve food security in Africa, often pulling at cross purposes on farmers, consumers and their countries.

This Week: Hunger: A Fact of Life

Crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa rank among the lowest in the world, and nearly a third of the region’s people are chronically malnourished.

Social Media Week: Innovations in the Developing World

Competition organizers challenge entrepreneurs to create technology that solves communication, privacy, and infrastructure problems in the developing world.

Mary Wiltenburg Finalist for Livingston, Dart Awards

In 2010, Mary Wiltenburg was named a finalist for the 2009 Livingston Awards and the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma for her Christian Science Monitor series on a Tanzanian refugee resettling in the United States.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.

Swimming and Water Safety

Students will learn about the importance of water safety and collect class data on swimming involvement.