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How Not to See Panama in Six Days

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 10.13.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Travel's imperfections - whether brought on by your own hand or another's - open the door for serendipitous surprises and unexpected adventures. These chance occurrences have always led to my favorite and most memorable experiences.

Do Something Extraordinary

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 09.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tam Warner Minton

Getting Ready to Dive and do Citizen Science in Mozambique! A few years ago, I saw a BBC documentary that prompted me to reinvent my life. The do...

Mission Close To Princess Diana's Heart Completed 18 Years After Her Death

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.18.2015 | Impact

It’s been nearly two decades since Princess Diana died, but her legacy continues to protect vulnerable people in need. Mozambique, a country th...

Vision and Discipline: How to Innovate for Increased Financial Inclusion

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

Globally, some two billion working-age adults in emerging markets are excluded from the type of financial intermediation that we take for granted in the developed world.

In Show Of Strength Against Poaching, Mozambique Burns Illicit Rhino Horn

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

Mozambique doesn't have any living rhinos left, but the country is still a hub for the illicit, and highly lucrative, trade in endangered animal parts...

The Energy Sector is Undermining National Security and Development in Mozambique

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Political stability and absence of violence in Mozambique are in their lowest levels in two decades.

Half Of Mozambique's Elephants Were Slaughtered In The Past 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.28.2015 | Green

We've all heard the dire statistics about elephant poaching -- if current trends continue, there's a good chance we're looking at the end of an entire...

Eight Castaway Islands To Escape To In The Summer Months

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Soak up barefoot island life and explore the pristine surroundings of these idyllic spots.

Horrific Forced Sex Camps Train Girls For Child Marriage In Zambia And Mozambique

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2015 | World

By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to ...

China's Growing Global Military Presence: Walk Softly and Carry a Small Stick

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

The alarm bells that are ringing among various governments and in the press with respect to China's growing global military presence are overdone.

Long Muddy Road to Better Healthcare in Africa

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 06.28.2015 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

On April 7th, I visited Mucambe-Feha a small community in Mozambique far away from any city. The closet city of Morumbene is 55 km away accessible by dirt road. This is also the closest hospital they have access to.

11 of the Most Stunning Aerial Safaris in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Take a helicopter, hot air balloon or scenic flight over Africa's desert, plains and thundering falls for unforgettable views of the iconic destinations.

As Waters Recede, Devastation and Displacement in Mozambique after Worst Floods in 44 Years

Crystal Wells | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Crystal Wells

It was a day like any other. Noemia Mario was working around the house with her four children when a wave of water suddenly came crashing down around them. Within seconds, a flood engulfed the family's home.

Scientists' Surprising Use of Cold War Spy Photos

Rob Pringle | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
Rob Pringle

Josh Daskin, a Ph.D. student in my lab at Princeton University, is using old CIA spy satellite imagery from the 1970s to understand how the amount of tree cover has changed in the park over the last 30-40 years.

72 Dead After Drinking Contaminated Beer

AP | EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Three more people have died from drinking contaminated beer, bringing the number of fatalities to 72, as the number hospit...

Death Toll From Contaminated Beer Rises To 69 In Mozambique

AP | EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 03.14.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — When a crocodile is killed, the bile of the animal must be immediately removed and buried in front of witnesses to prove t...

At Least 52 Dead After Drinking Poisoned Beer In Mozambique

AP | By EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said ...

What Is Brazil Really Doing in Africa?

Robert Muggah | Posted 03.06.2015 | World
Robert Muggah

If Brazil is to make a dent in Africa, it needs to get ahead of the curve. Future economic and demographic projections indicate that African investment opportunities are changing. Foreign policy experts and investors should take note, and plan accordingly.

2015 Holiday Wish List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.22.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

When I was kid I wrote to Santa Claus every year. More or less, my Christmas wishes were usually fulfilled. Nowadays I make lists about my wishes as I travel the world. That list is long. Here is my 2015 holiday travel wish shortlist:

We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day for the past two years, The Pollination Project has made seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. We are happy...

Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

Gogobot | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel

It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.

Jessica Prois

Global Movement Against Child Marriage Grows Stronger | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact

Marcia Almeida was a child bride at the age of 16 in Mozambique, where more than half of all girls marry before they are 18. MAPUTO, Mozambique ...

Heroes Among Us: Walking Every Day to Fight HIV

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN

As we mark continued progress in reaching an AIDS-free generation, I want to introduce you to Guilhermina Marcos. She is among nearly 200 lay counselors, who go door-to- door, bringing HIV testing and counseling services to Mozambicans where they live.

2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

"Connect the Dots" is an electronic reporting-tool that enables near real-time monitoring of essential stocks and data on certain notifiable or outbreak diseases, starting with Malaria initiative.

Jessica Prois

Males Circumcised To Reduce HIV Risk In Mozambique Shift Gender Norms Surrounding Sex | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact

MANHICA, Mozambique -- A group of boys and teens queued up outside a registration tent at a male circumcision clinic last week, looking almost as if t...