East Africa’s Healers Embrace Modern Medicine to Treat Depression

Traditional healers and modern psychiatrists are on opposite ends of the medical spectrum.

She Is a Gold Digger: Women Strike It Big in East Africa

Women have traditionally occupied menial, low-paying jobs in this region’s gold mining industry.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

An Unexpected Succession Battle Throws Kenya Into Chaos

A sharpening tussle to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta is threatening to undermine Kenya’s efforts at ambitious reforms.

Everyone Wants a Piece of the Horn of Africa's Ports

The row between tiny Djibouti and a Dubai-based port operator reflects a much larger struggle for influence that is sucking in world powers.

He's Turning Lights on in War-Torn Rural Somalia, One Panel at a Time

Somali-American Guled Wiliq battles financial restrictions and safety concerns to bring power to his home country.

Can These Youths in Red Berets Take Down Uganda's Dictator?

An unlikely movement of young Ugandans is shaking Yoweri Museveni’s regime like never before.

The Bigger Hidden Cost Behind Tanzania's $2B Hydropower Project

This project promises to solve the country’s energy woes.

Investors Are Helping Put Somaliland on the Map

A separated slice of Somalia is emerging as a beacon of progress for a country devastated by decades of conflict.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Want to Wipe Out Terror in Somalia? Turn to Women

Without meaningful participation of women in government, efforts to eliminate terrorism and establish a stable government will fail.

Malawi Doubles Down on Diesel for Power

The world’s second-poorest nation is buying Chinese diesel-powered generators to take on a crippling electricity shortage.

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