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PHOTOS: Tanzanian Tug Of War Pits Leopard Against Crocodile

Eliza Deacon | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

It was an epic battle that pitted the power house of an ancient dynasty against a smaller, more agile opponent.

Season Opener for Reproductive Health

Carol Peasley | Posted 12.01.2011 | Women
Carol Peasley

Let us all hope that the first falling leaves and signs of optimism emerging from FedEx Field don't encourage our lawmakers to once again make international family planning a political football.

PHOTOS: Preserving The Serengeti Ecosystem For The Future

Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

From Boyd Norton: I’ve been traveling to, and photographing, the Serengeti ecosystem every year for 27 years. In all that time I’ve seen some v...

The School Friends: An Unlikely Pair Build Educational Opportunity

Suzanne Skees | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

As millions of American children return to school this fall, 70 million children in developing countries cannot. Modest school fees block them from education, job opportunity and earning potential.

Overcrowded Ship Sinks In Deep Sea, Hundreds Killed

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 11.11.2011 | World

STONE TOWN, Tanzania — More than 240 people were killed when a crowded ferry sank off Tanzania's coast and some 600 have been rescued, officials...

Hundreds Believed Missing Or Dead As Ship Sinks In Tanzania

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 11.10.2011 | World

STONE TOWN, Tanzania — An overcrowded ship carrying at least 600 people sank in deep sea near one of Tanzania's top tourist destinations on Satu...

Dog Reportedly Found Living Atop Africa's Highest Mountain

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

From altitude sickness to severe weather conditions, scaling Africa's largest mountain is no small task. That might explain why tourists were surprise...

Attitude

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Attitude is more impressive to me than money, credentials, appearance, or even talent. Attitude is something that lives deep within us. When life throws all kinds of curve balls at us, I believe that 90% of the outcome has to do with how we react.

Tourists Changing The World In East Africa

Suzanne Skees | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Skees

Bacho, Tanzania - It's a typical story: Americans go to Africa for safari. They find that the television images of big-eyed children with protruding r...

WATCH: Stinky Socks Are Next Medical Breakthrough, Docs

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- What do mosquitoes like more than clean, human skin? Stinky socks. Scientists think the musky odor of human feet can be used to...

Beyond Growth: The Importance of Inclusion

Antoinette Sayeh | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business
Antoinette Sayeh

An increasing number of African countries have been growing robustly for more than a decade. But while growth is a necessary condition for poverty reduction and employment creation, is it also sufficient?

Leveraging Fashion for a Cause

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.23.2011 | Impact
J. Michael Welton

Veronika Revegno is turning personal tragedy into a humanitarian tool. In 1999, her sister died of sickle cell anemia while awaiting medical help at an inadequate Tanzanian health care facility.

Mugabe: From Liberator to Jailer

Jack Healey | Posted 06.25.2011 | World
Jack Healey

On April 18, 2011, the writer Peter Godwin wrote an article for the New York Times about Côte d'Ivoire and South Africa. Reading it awakened in me me...

Tanzania Albinos Murdered Or Raped As AIDS "Cure"

Posted 07.05.2011 | World

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Hundreds of albinos are thought to have been killed for black magic purposes in Tanzania and...

Kids Of Kilimanjaro Saves Lives With School Lunches

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact

The phrase "He's seen it all" isn't usually taken literally. But for George Namkung, founder of the California-based nonprofit Kids of Kilimanjaro, it...

Keeping Cities Simple: Shelter and the Wheel

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

What if a zoning code is no longer cohesive, or impedes rather than accomplishes societal goals? Let's remember to reassess -- with simplicity in mind -- and recall the first principles of shelter and the wheel.

Envisioning the Blend: Tradition, Tourism and Sustainability

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

At the interface of tradition, tourism and sustainability, dramatic photographs can tell a story that is hardly apparent at first glance. A stone's...

My African Tour: A Summary

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

In the five African countries I visited last month, I found passionate arts communities with leaders who appreciated the importance of developing a stronger arts ecology.

In Her Own Words: A Young Tanzanian Woman Working Towards Success

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Wom...

My Trip to Zanzibar

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

Traveling from Nairobi to Zanzibar is like traveling from New York City to Key West. Zanzibar is an island off the east coast of Africa. While it le...

Sauti za Busara: Zanzibar's Ultimate Music Festival

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Linda Constant

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In Honor of Women's History Month: Travel as a Catalyst for Change

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Travel is a strong catalyst for change. Sustainable tourism, at its best, "provides hard currency, jobs, and connects people to really understand the needs of a community."

Thirsty in Tanzania: Africa's Infrastructure Challenge of Climate Change and Development

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Tanzania's issue with fresh water access is an increasingly dangerous problem for the local population.

'She's The First:' From Simple Fundraisers To Life Changing Education

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Woman...

Music is Universal, Education Should Be Too

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Girls around the world fascinate me endlessly. Although I'm 25, I'm able to develop a bond, and an awareness of their dreams, through social media.