Food experts predict a food crisis if Ebola continues to spread. The World Food Program (WFP) has provided food aid to over half a million people but still needs to reach many more.
In Niger, children with dusty blond hair are ubiquitous: It’s a sure sign of widespread malnourishment. Resources are scarce, while fertility rates are soaring. Yet family planning is an uphill struggle.
366 refugees died off the island of Lampedusa a year ago. A new European refugee policy has not eased the plight of other migrants. Police regularly detain them on the southern German border.
When Islamists began wrecking Timbuktu's cultural heritage Abdel Kader Haidara put his own life at risk to save hundreds of thousands of manuscripts. Today he receives the German Africa Prize for his efforts.
It's is a culinary specialty traditionally popular among South African men, though it may - or may not - cross cultural and gender boundaries. It's called Skop. To prepare this dish, take one cow's head…
It is considered an act of terrorism to criticize King Mswati III. But as Swaziland's banned opposition continues to speak out, the international community turns a blind eye.
One year after militant group al-Shabab mounted an attack on the Westgate Mall in Kenya's capital Nairobi that killed 67, the country still battles with fears over Islamist terror.