Rhino and lion numbers are either crashing or declining. No one today really thinks it's a good idea to slaughter animals, do they?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Fire of Another Kind: The aurora borealis bat...
Congo has suffered from its singular framing as "the rape capital of the world."The attention devoted to this problem has inadvertently led to the neglect of other challenges in DRC. It has also led to a fundamental misunderstanding of the causes, consequences and solutions to sexual violence.
"Memory is what makes us who we are," says Kenyan Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o - a frequent contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature - in this video about how colonizers sought to erase the memories of the natives by severing their linguistic connections.
I found out about Pan Am 103 from the evening news, and I remember thinking that it was nearly Christmas. Surely some of the people on that plane were coming home to see their families. What I didn't know was that one of my relatives had the task of mapping where all the debris fell.
Photo credit: Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust This is a guest post by Michele Ostertag, co-founder and director of Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust. ...
A few years ago I was introduced to a young man who ended up changing the way I look at the world. His name is Craig Kielberger.
Once the combined targets are met, the four pillars which comprise Sheikh Mohammad's plan can form a long-term regional remedy and a road-map to pan-Arab prosperity, and not just serve as a pacifier to help overcome current woes.
Johanna Mukoki is an accountant and B.Comm graduate from Rhodes University. She is the co-founder of Travel with Flair, a company she started 18 years ago with her two partners.
If the demand for ivory products is strong, then the demand to ban ivory trade and protect elephants must be stronger. For every consumer out there who feels compelled to buy rhino horn, there should be twice as many rhino advocates out there dispelling the dangerous myths and raising awareness.
Photo: A World at School By Kennedy Odede, Founder & CEO of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a non-profit grassroots organisation combating ex...
As we work towards World AIDS Day on December 1, the next milestone in the journey to realize an AIDS-free generation in 2030, it is critical to provide holistic support services for impacted children and families.
In Kenya, as in many places around the world, a girls' journey into adolescence is a challenging time. She faces significant pressures and expectations.
You know that time you kill on your phone? Candy Crush blah blah, or just vacantly swiping through a negative news feed? The Elbi community are putting that time to good use and helping a new school in Ghana with English and Art lessons, straight from their phones.
It's a heady experience to be surrounded by world leaders, so it was a particular pleasure for me to attend a special celebration of the adoption of the new Global Goals by the 193 government members of the United Nations.
There are too many negative facts about the African continent floating around the Internet, so here's an attempt to increase the number of positive writings on the continent. Let your perceptions be changed!