A controversial underground coal mine in a protected water catchment in Mpumalanga has moved closer to breaking ground after it was granted environmental authorisation and a water use licence.
Bogaletch Gebre has improved millions of lives in Ethiopia one respectful conversation at a time
Found in Africa and Asia, scaly anteaters are thought to be the world’s most trafficked mammal.
Little known in the West, the paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries.
Journalists in developing countries understand the importance of accurate road safety statistics.
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told of their condition by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
Christian Belanger reports on the tense relationship between the government and the street traders and scrap metal collectors who contribute to the township's informal economy. Would regulation help?
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.
The Financial Times's Investigations Correspondent Tom Burgis talks with Knowledge@Wharton about his project "The Great Land Rush".
Will Fitzgibbon and Álvaro Ortiz take you behind the scenes in the making of Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa's Offshore Empires.