Guest Post by Gabrielle Francesco Brand development is often the last thing on the mind of an executive director of a grassroots NGOs working in a d...
Usually in elections, the voters' central dilemma is deciding whether to vote for candidate 'A', 'B', or even 'C'. However, in Egypt's upcoming presidential elections, voters and organizing blocs are revisiting the dilemma they faced in their 2012 elections.
For a woman to manage the best lounges at the Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes, the Golden Globes and the French César Awards, one must be pretty amazing, so catching up with Dubois-Sissoko was a must.
If you swoon over baby animals, the southern Serengeti in February is the place to be.
It had nothing to do with black pride and everything to do with what I saw in the eyes of that little boy: myself.
Far from the red-carpeted Mediterranean opulence of the Croisette, the Sahara International film festival -- known as FiSahara -- took place in a sun-baked refugee camp deep in the Algerian desert.
From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.
Tonight on PBS I have a conversation with Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of SaharaReporters.com, and Amber Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, which advocates on behalf of women and girls around the globe.
This crisis could yet escalate. Egypt has yet to stabilize and yet the countries that backed the coup are continuing a policy which spreads the chaos further. By framing the fight against Islamism a transnational one, they are committed to a formula of exporting military dictatorship across North Africa.
The human development indicators that are beginning to improve in the Niger Delta appear to transcend short-term political cycles. Of course, there is still no room to be sanguine about Southeast Nigeria.
This contradictory reality -- that the sovereign state is both the best provider of and the worst violator of human rights -- means that human rights institutions are dependent on state stability.
It's been a month since more than 200 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school by the militant group Boko Haram. The world has since been watch...
For the first time, the idea of hungry population appears in the report "The Limits of Growth" -- 1972 (commissioned by the Club of Rome) and has had a significant impact on the conception of environmental issues.
If Rupert Brooke, the British World War I poet whose sonnet The Soldier immortalised the sacrifice made by the hundreds of thousands who fell in 'some...
Despite a certain degree of activism by some women leaders, the progress of girls' education across Africa still lags behind that of boys at all levels and is particularly bleak at the postgraduate level.
U.S. law limits the potential for a negotiated release of the Nigerian schoolgirls, just as it would in other contexts for negotiating release of child soldiers, arranging access to civilians in need to humanitarian assistance or pursuing peace negotiations.