The cost of attending university has been increasing around 10 percent annually in South Africa, and students and their families are finding it difficult to keep up.
They called him "Bazooka" after his favorite soccer star. But Bazooka is dead because his real passion was protecting the coast of his native Pondoland from a huge titanium mining project.
Drones seemed like the perfect anti-poaching tools. But deploying them has been far more difficult than conservationists had hoped.
Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jošt Franko was featured on The New York Times Lens Blog for his work on the cotton trade.
Rapid urbanization has made an ordinary commodity suddenly precious: sand. As cities devour concrete, glass and asphalt, illegal sand mining has sparked a global wave of gang violence.
Salome Karwah fought past civil war and a deadly virus. But in Liberia, becoming a mother is too often a killer.
Framing the challenge of wood fuels in Malawi—a Polaroid series.
Efficient cooking stoves could prove a more effective way to protect forests and stem illegal logging than the army
EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate.
Religion, not geopolitics, is at the center of how many Egyptians see regional threats.
The Egyptian real estate boom was driven by currency considerations. With the government investing heavily in new real estate, what does a floated currency mean for the industry?