The question of values in leadership boils down to why people seek leadership positions in the first place.
But more than being a precious metal and a hedge against financial apocalypse, the world's gold binge is fueling one of the world's most deadly epidemics -- tuberculosis (TB).
By Tom Purekal Catholic Relief Services (CRS) staffer Tom Purekal, who is based in Juba, reflects on the recent violence in South Sudan. This piece w...
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"The same country that just allowed a senator to marry an innocent fourteen year-old girl, has now criminalized homosexuality under the false disguise of same-sex marriage. Whose rights are they planning to go after next?"
After tasting coffees (at the source) in over two dozen nations around the world, I think I've finally discovered the secret to growing "The World's Best Coffee."
While America's regenerative capacity has thus far allowed it to offset underperforming governance, hoping or trusting that it'll do so indefinitely doesn't seem like a smart bet. Nor will avowing its exceptionalism address its systemic challenges.
The band responsible for "Yay Boy," the first salsa hit sung in the west African language of Wolof, was called Africando.
I was definitely shocked when I first heard that the Dallas Safari Club was auctioning off a Namibian permit authorizing the hunting of an aged black rhino "in the name of conservation."
Even if prison might have been necessary for Nelson and his comrades, like the 40 days in the desert, to find inner peace, it doesn't diminish the feat of deeply grasping that the only way forward was compassion.
Consider this: Would North America's start ever be judged as crazy or criminal by the first week of 2014 in Florida?
At nine I realized it was a grave injustice for Nelson Mandela to be locked in prison for 27 years since he advocated for all who inhabited the land that his ancestors lived for centuries have the freedom and democracy that everyone deserves in their home country.
Each and every day throughout sub-Saharan Africa, some 600 million people - or two-thirds of the region's population - are still living without access to electricity and other modern energy services. In rural communities, that number climbs to a startling 85 percent.
For nascent innovators who aspire to creatively impress upon and uplift the lives of those less privileged, 'social innovation' can seem like an under...
Now, as the music and story of John Wizards gets passed around the music world, this South African band will take their sound global.