Have you ever dreamt of embarking on a journey to the most remote and mysterious corners of the world? About visiting a place where you can enjoy unspoiled wilderness and meet a real warrior?
Marginalization combined with internecine conflicts, pockets of extremism, poor human development and cross border terrorism have trapped so many of Mandera's people in poverty and misery.
Together with other Sino-African scholars, Johns Hopkins University Professor Deborah Brautigam traveled across Africa in search of any evidence to support the allegation that the Chinese enterprises are making massive investments in African agriculture. She joins Eric & Cobus this week -- in the podcast above -- to discuss her new book and why the mythology of Chinese land imperialism in Africa is so persuasive.
In the past year, The Pollination Project launched a grant-making hub in Uganda and Kenya. Our team identified promising social change efforts worthy of start-up investments. Here are the seeds of change that they planted in East Africa in the past few weeks!
If MENA countries want to effectively battle the sale of their history to the highest bidder, they are going about it wrong and largely going about it alone. This is a regional crisis requiring regional solutions.
The most prevalent concentration of individuals living with HIV in the world is in South Africa, according to the Current HIV/AIDS Reports. These reports state that, of all the people worldwide who have HIV, almost one fifth of them, or 6.4 million, live in South Africa.
Investigative storytelling can be a life or death affair in Nigeria. You never know the enemies you will make and how far those enemies will go to silence you.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. What We're Losing. Source w...
Every week at The Pollination Project, we make small seed grants to social change entrepreneurs and visionaries all over the world. This week we are honored to support projects that help reduce harm among vulnerable people, and promote hope, healing and goodness around the world.
If it's not in my neighborhood of Cobble Hill, I'm not going. If it's not in my apartment, I barely want to go. But, if you need someone to fly halfway across the world for a birthday dinner on Saturday night, I'm your girl.
When you think tea, you usually think Lipton. When you think music festivals, you probably don't. Why would you? Teabags don't automatically make yo...
The prize was conceived and is administered by a group of wealthy Chinese businessmen in Hong Kong operating under the moniker "The Association of Chinese Indigenous Arts in the People's Republic of China."
Republican candidates have justifiably complained about sensational "gotcha" debate questions from the media designed to generate conflict in order to spike ratings, and thus cash. Instead, time would be better spent trying to extract policy differences from among the candidates.
This week marks National Pro Bono Week, a time to celebrate the dedication and generosity of pro bono attorneys. For asylum seekers, a lawyer can mean the difference between life and death. With representation, asylum seekers have a much better chance of receiving protection.
There are so many ways to see the diverse and beautiful landscapes of South Africa: From atop a CitySightseeing Bus in Cape Town, from inside a hot ai...