Region

Africa

Ethiopia: The Billionaire's Farm

Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.

On the Ground in Western Kenya

In rural western Kenya, access to safe abortions is next to impossible. As a result, women are left to seek out untrained abortion providers, or beg a skilled clinician to perform one clandestinely.