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Billion Dollar U.S.-Backed New Alliance Threatens Evictions in Tanzania

Marie Clarke Brill | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Marie Clarke Brill

President Obama has a history of supporting constructive international programs that can reach women smallholder farmers with critical investments, but he got it wrong with the New Alliance, and it needs to be scrapped.

11 of the Most Astounding UNESCO Sites in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

With golden sand dunes, thundering falls and the world's largest population of giant tortoises, Africa's world heritage sites encompass staggering beauty and diversity.

Seven Spectacular Wildlife Phenomenons to Experience

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Witness some of planet's greatest wildlife spectacles, from the gathering of Antarctica's emperor penguins to the migration of immense herds on the African plains.

The Girl Guides of Africa: Pioneering Women on Safari

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

It's no longer a man's world. Here are just some of the inspiring women forging a career for themselves as guides and rangers in the African bush.

Zanzibar, a Lesson in Generosity

Martina Buchal | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Martina Buchal

Maybe there's something we can learn from Tanzania. When we have less, we can give more. Smile more. When we have more, we can give more. Smile more.

Time in Tanzania

Phil Latessa | Posted 03.03.2015 | Impact
Phil Latessa

Unless you look at your watch, time is subjective. It passes quickly when you are playing baseball with your friends and very slowly when you are in Psych class and the professor is droning on.

Witch Hunts In Tanzania On The Rise As Vigilantes Seek Justice For Murders Of Albinos

Religion News Service / USA Today | Tonny Onyulo | Posted 03.02.2015 | Religion

TABORA, Tanzania (RNS) Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch...

Climate Change This Week: US Kabooming, Solar Winning, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green
Read More: Climate Change, Environment, Drought, Extreme Weather, Global Warming, Sustainability, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Nature, Science, Climate Change Denial, Climate, Climate Science, Climate-Change, Obama, Green Energy, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy, Natural Gas, Wind Power, Solar Power, Fossil Fuels, Heat Waves, Congress, Voting, Weather, Business, Business News, Corporations, Economy, Climate Change Solutions, Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Emissions, Food, Water, Coal, Fracking, Oil, Agriculture, Crops, Rising Sea Levels, Insurance, Pollution, Wildlife, Transportation, Transports, Transport, Cities, Deforestation, Jobs, Natural Disasters, Population, Population Growth, Overpopulation, Oceans, President Obama, Barack Obama, Epa, Nasa, Noaa, Department of Energy, Republicans, Gop, Democrats, Animals, Cute Animals, Fish, Birds, Activism, Political Activism, Humor, Keystone XL Pipeline, Keystone XL, Keystone Pipeline, California, Colorado, New York, New York City, Hawaii, North Dakota, West Virginia, Virginia, Texas, United Nations, United Kingdom, England, Australia, Britain, Canada, China, Europe, European Union, Indonesia, India, Asia, Brazil, Paraguay, New Guinea, Guyana, East Africa, Japan, Africa, Children, Children’S Health, Kids, Human Health, Health, Education, Air Pollution, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Bangladesh, Philippines, University of Colorado, Michelle Bachman, Christian Coalition, Christians, Bp, Apple, Tanzania, Catholics, Lent, Bill Nye, Vegetarianism, Seafood, Green News
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded. @@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner @@ How To Com...

Camping It Up: 11 Incredible Camping Experiences

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

From sleeping suspended over a valley from a cliff-edge to glamping in high style on the plains of the Serengeti, these are 11 of the most incredible and unique camping experiences in the world.

Albino Toddler Dismembered For Witchcraft Purposes, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

An albino toddler who went missing in Tanzania was found dismembered, and police say they believe the gruesome death is linked to witchcraft rituals. ...

Tanzania's President Kikwete Promises One Million Solar Homes

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 02.20.2015 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

India's Prime Minister Modi is dreaming big on solar, aiming to use this clean resource to bring electricity to the 300 million Indians currently living without it. Ambitious as that is, it turns out he's not the only national leader turning to solar to power development.

The People You Meet While Traveling

THINK Global School | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

Maybe we're not meant to ever find out if we, too, can create a lasting, positive impression on the people we meet while traveling. But that doesn't mean that we should ever stop trying.

10 Horseback Safaris in the African Wilderness

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Venture into Africa's areas of natural beauty to seek out each region's extraordinary game on horseback.

Exclusive Interview With Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Nora De Angelli

Anca Dumitru | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Anca Dumitru

Nora de Angelli is a London-based freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker. Until 2011, when she graduated from London College of Communication's University of Arts, with an M.A. in Documentary Film under her belt, De Angelli was an accomplished research scientist.

Gay and Living on Africa's East Coast

Steven Wozencraft | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Steven Wozencraft

LGBT Tanzanians are not alone in being violently persecuted for their sexuality. As the profile of gay rights grows globally, so too has the backlash from anti-LGBT campaigners.

How Saving a Child's Heart Is Crossing Boundaries In the Middle East

Jessica Katz | Posted 02.04.2015 | Impact
Jessica Katz

"I love you too" I told her, as I hugged her back. We both meant those words, even though we didn't know each other's names. She had a large scar that ran across her chest, poking out from her blue tribal print dress.

Climate Change This Week: The Midwest Threat, Green Money Flows, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...

Senators Question Federal Court Terror Trials While Effective Prosecutions Continue Apace in NYC

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.29.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

It's hard to believe some senators are still complaining about these cases, claiming the government should instead send them to military commissions at Guantanamo Bay. Meanwhile, due in large part to those complaints, the five alleged September 11 co-conspirators remain stuck in lengthy pretrial hearings at Guantanamo.

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.

Tanzania Bans Witch Doctors To Protect Albino People From Ritual Murder

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 01.15.2015 | Religion

(RNS) The government of Tanzania has banned witch doctors due to ritual killings of albino people for their body parts. The witch doctors reportedl...

A Year in Review: Teaching The Next Generation Of Doctors In Tanzania

Maureen Ries, MD | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Maureen Ries, MD

The close of my first day working in Tanzania left me shaken from the lives we had lost as a result of a preventable medical condition; but the close of my year left me hopeful that the students, physicians and nurses I had taught would carry on the lessons learned to further improve maternal health in their country.

One Day in the Serengeti

Kevin Richberg | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

A single day can completely surprise you, overwhelm you and provide your senses with so much to process that it burns into your memory for the rest of your life.

It's Only Flat on the Bottom

Phil Latessa | Posted 02.22.2015 | Impact
Phil Latessa

When was the last time you had to change a flat tire? For me, it was over 40 years ago. In the 1960s and 1970s, tires weren't very good.

The Season of Giving Back

Barry Segal | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Barry Segal

A Guest Post by Rich Segal, Segal Family Foundation Board Member The holiday season is all about giving. It reminds us to be thankful for what we h...

Can Bosnia's Army Save the World?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Soldiers, officers and police that fought against each other two decades earlier are now working together in UN and NATO operations to keep or deliver peace.