If you crunch the data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
China’s response to SARS a decade ago was effective but brutal. Is there a better way to stop the spread of Ebola?
The U.N. secretary-general's surprise trip has been -- surprise! -- shelved to avoid "disruption."
East African countries see oil and gas as a road to economic salvation. But are they too late to catch the boom?
The nightmarish Ebola board game that's starting to look all too real.
Kenya's president is charged with inciting ethnic violence that killed thousands. He's about to talk his way out of it like it's a parking ticket.
Health workers aren’t the only ones fighting Ebola -- so are radio journalists, hip-hop singers, and imams.
38 out of 55 African nations have laws punishing sodomy. And things may get worse before they get better.
There’s a way to prevent the virus from spreading, but the answer isn’t travel bans.
In Guinea, the epidemic isn’t just killing people. It’s threatening to tear the country apart.
The 43.3 million uninsured Americans are the country’s greatest vulnerability when it comes to stopping the world’s scariest virus.
Obama called the world to action against Ebola, but most countries are only paying lip service to the coming catastrophe.
The government may not be kicking international aid workers out of South Sudan after all, but rising tensions between the two are getting worse -- and hurting the people who desperately need their help.
Hint: Ils ne parlent pas le français.
The U.N.'s new mission to the war-torn Central African Republic needs more money, manpower, and training. How can it possibly succeed?
Changing how peacebuilding organizations measure success could save aid projects that are stuck trying to meet rigid, dated, and increasingly arbitrary goals in conflict zones.
As deaths rise in Monrovia and the sick cluster in gutters outside overcrowded treatment centers, many people are turning to God for answers -- and salvation.
Two years after South Africa's Marikana miners' strike and massacre, neither Lungisile Madwantsi -- nor his country -- has healed.
With a growing economy and a freshly-signed peace agreement, Mozambique's future looks bright. But it needs to act now to avoid the perils of the resource curse.
Obama is sending 3,000 troops to West Africa to stop the deadly outbreak. But 250,000 people could already be infected by Christmas.
To defeat the next outbreak, the WHO requires a rapid-response health corps that it can deploy to stop the disease in its tracks.
Can a book festival mend wounds created by war and perhaps even counter religious extremism in an isolated corner of the Horn of Africa?