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PHOTOS: Kenya's Dramatic Great Migration

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

In a migration that makes our looming national back-to-school rush look like a Starbuck's line, up to two million wildebeests and hundreds of thousand...

Around the World by Private Jet

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop.

The Migration Arrives In Kenya

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

Last week camps and lodges throughout the Maasai Mara in Kenya reported that the wildebeest migration had arrived.

Scores Presumed Dead In Ferry Accident

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -- Tanzania's government on Saturday halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people. Governm...

Dozens Dead And More Missing From Capsized Ferry

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania — Stormy conditions hampered rescue efforts Thursday for a capsized ferry off Tanzania's coast, as officials said the death t...

PHOTOS: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels 2012

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.09.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The results of the annual Travel + Leisure survey are in and it is time to name the world's best hotels for 2012.

Desperate Iranians Turn to Tiny Pacific Nation for Help

Alan Elsner | Posted 09.02.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

The fact that Iran has been forced to turn to Tuvalu to re-flag its ships shows how desperate the Tehran regime is becoming.

Easyjet Founder Backs African Low-Cost Airline

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

A new airline is looking to make air travel more affordable in Africa. Fastjet plans to launch in the next three to four months and aspires to bec...

Telling a Story of Africa Through Youth and Innovation: 'My Africa Is'

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

My Africa is is a collaborative effort to follow and share the stories of change-makers in 13 cities across sub-Saharan Africa.

Changing the World One Mind, One Song at a Time

Suzanne Skees | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Grammy-nominated indie-jazz singer Carolyn Malachi teams up with The School Fund to keep students in school with the power of music. "Wherever ...

Giving Kids a Shot@Life

Megan Rosker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Megan Rosker

We often donate our clothes or unwanted items to charity, but is this helping a family fulfill their dreams? It may be time to look deeper into how we can help those most impoverished realize the kind of quality of life we all deserve.

Education Equals Empowerment

Diana Mao | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
Diana Mao

Investing in the education of girls and women is a preventative mechanism against violence because it provides them with the resources that they need to thrive in their communities.

Thousands Lynched For Witchcraft In Tanzania, Report Finds

Posted 05.29.2012 | World

Over the past six years, more than 3,000 people were lynched in Tanzania by frightened neighbors who thought they were witches, according to a new rep...

5 Things They Don't Tell You About Kilimanjaro

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel
Ben Colclough

It's been written about countless times, but Kilimanjaro still holds some secrets.

A Motherhood Worth Honoring

Brooke Edwards | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Brooke Edwards

2012-05-11-Screenshot20120511at11.23.30AM.jpgThere are millions of passionate and capable mothers around the world who, if given the opportunity and resources, will improve the lives of their children.

Half of Women Still Give Birth Alone or Without Skilled Health Care in Tanzania -- But We Can Change That!

Rose Mlay | Posted 07.04.2012 | Impact
Rose Mlay

2012-05-05-videopull.jpgOn International Day of the Midwife on May 5, our short film "What I Want Is Simple", is airing on national television and radio in Tanzania.

Greeks Help Out In Africa: A Health Center Goes Up In Tanzania

Diana Farr Louis | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Diana Farr Louis

It's an unusual safari lodge that can attract you by its infectious enthusiasm for nature and keep you involved by its infectious enthusiasm for giving.

Maasai Have Always Cared For Wildlife

Farah Mawani | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Farah Mawani

Despite their centuries of experience doing so, the voices of pastoralists are often excluded from decision-making affecting their lives.

Review: Disneynature's Chimpanzee, at Home in the Cote d'Ivoire

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Watching a giant chimpanzee named Freddie groom his tiny son, Oscar, is one of the highlights of the Disneynature film Chimpanzee. By unfolding each s...

'The Amazing Race': Double U-Turn Means Twice The Whining

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

A Double U-Turn on "The Amazing Race" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) created all kinds of unexpected drama. Art & J.J. felt betrayed after finding out that ...

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 9, the Last Installment

Ken White | Posted 05.29.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We're happy to go home. We know that we have a lot to go back to, but we're also very much wanting to stay.

Baboons Make Joy From A Puddle

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

The so-called "green season" in Africa is often considered a slow time in terms of wildlife, but we've always found that at it throws some surprising moments into the mix.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 8

Ken White | Posted 05.26.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I came here not knowing as well as I know now that each of us is a scant individual in a much larger scheme. I will leave here hoping to hold onto all of that.

A Hikers' Primer On AMS

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure you can avoid AMS completely by staying sea-level, but living in a fear bubble seams like a waste of space.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 6

Ken White | Posted 05.20.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

There is so much to say about lions. These are striking animals. Habituated as they obviously are to our vehicles, one is almost drawn to reach out a hand to touch the lions. Almost... I suspect that would be a very good way to lose a hand.