A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Liberia's water supply -- already crippled by the country's civil war -- has been further harmed by superstition and rumors.
Mobile testing units offer free test results and spread the message that living with HIV is not a death sentence, but a chronic disease.
In South Africa, the system of apartheid ended 15 years ago, and since then, many of the racial barriers have broken down. But though they may be equal on paper, many black South Africans still feel unequal due to continuing poverty.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the scarcity of media coverage of Madagascar's political crisis, relying heavily on citizen journalists and social media networks.
A lot of chatter has surrounded China's interests in Africa. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show examined the roots of the China-Africa relationship dating back 50 years. Tune in now.
A lot of chatter has surrounded China's interests in Africa. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show on Tues., February 17 will examine the roots of the China-Africa relationship dating back 50 years. Ask your questions now.
The International Criminal Court may be close to a decision on whether to arrest and indict Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur.
Ambassador Morten Weltand, the permanent representative of Norway to the United Nations, discusses global immunization programs and progress toward reducing the world's infant mortality.
Briggs Bomba of Africa Action and Mahmood Mamdani of Columbia University discuss Zimbabwe's future under its new unity government after the new prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, was sworn in by longtime opponent Robert Mugabe.
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