A dizzying panic set in, but then something else washed over me... I felt unfettered, with no past, no loads, no directions or guides, just the woozy exotic moment. I chewed on it like a wad of qat, and felt as edged and alive as I could be.
A beloved, venerable African elephant named Torn Ear was killed in Kenya on February 7 by poachers who shot him with poisoned arrows. Richard Bonham discovered Torn Ear's fatal injury while observing him at a watering hole.
For those who haven't been following every twist and turn of this controversial issue, you may have (wrongly) assumed that the contraception mandate war has long been settled by now. Alas.
Have you ever had the feeling of overwhelming joy in one little cup? This is what I experienced after my first sips of Serengeti's Moroccan Mint tea.
Ever been stuck in one of those blindingly hot, summer traffic jams on the New Jersey turnpike? How many games of "20 Questions" did you get through w...
We know the path to equality is an uneven course, which is why we, along with our many partners, work tirelessly in more than 170 countries around the world.
While we're hopefully beating back this law in Arizona, with anti-gay forces claiming it's about religious freedom and not about discrimination, keep in mind that their goal is to see homosexuality criminalized and punished around the world.
I have just returned from a week-long trip to Ethiopia, where I traveled with a group of incredible women to learn more about the reproductive health ...
Nigeria already had in place harsh laws against its LGBTQ population, but the recent edict tacitly encourages mobs who engage in what amounts to "queer cleansing" -- the violent and systematic eradication of any expression of LGBTQ identities and culture.
A true entrepreneur, Jens founded his first company at age 18. He is CEO of JRX Ghana, a company which specializes in connecting non-African companies with African firms to create win-win business for all.
This past week 11 Libyan physicians, including diabetes specialists, ophthalmologists and pharmacists, participated in an intensive three-day certificate program in 'Retinopathy Screening for Primary Care,' in Istanbul, Turkey.
I have mixed feeling towards Mali. I loved my time there and made a lot of friends. I would go back in a heart beat... but. And it's a big BUT. It's one of the few countries in the world where female genital mutilation is still widely practiced (with a prevalence rate of 92 percent) and is legal.
Amidst the turmoil that has ensued throughout post-Mubarak Egypt, al-Qaeda has established a stronghold in the Sinai from where jihadists routinely target Egypt and Israel.
In the absence of hard evidence, decisions about the most effective way to make a difference tend to be made based on the biases and priorities of donors, while the needs of the world's poorest get lost.
Guest Post By Andy Bryant, executive director of the Segal Family Foundation (SFF) The world's image of Africa as the "dark continent" is changing....
My fear is we seem to be using one country's story to understand a continental problem. In the process, not much is known about the situation in other countries.