East Africa's most populous nation boasts stunning natural beauty, from the wildlife of the Serengeti to the snows of Kilimanjaro. The region's most literate society, it has witnessed less political upheaval than its neighbors — but its economy remains weak.

Can Motorbike Taxis Fix Africa’s E-commerce Problem?

The continent’s poor connectivity has deterred even Amazon from entering the e-commerce market there.

She’s Using the Quran to Fight the Patriarchy

The Pink Hijab Initiatives, launched by Khadija Omari Kayanda, is guiding hundreds of Muslim women in business careers, a daring act in Tanzania.

East Africa’s Healers Embrace Modern Medicine to Treat Depression

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

A (Sunflower) Oil Baron Rises in Tanzania

Sunflower oil entrepreneur Brigitha Faustin is helping push African agribusiness to the next level.


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.

The Global Vote: The 2020 Elections to Track

These elections will shape the world that America’s next president confronts.

Hidden Boomers

These economic innovators are thriving in surprising places.

East Africa's Oprah Opens Up About Depression — and Gets Others to Do the Same

Doreen Peter Noni is changing the conversation around mental health, with the help of prominent personalities on TV.

Has Deadly Blast Fishing Finally Met Its Match?

The explosive practice is destroying Southeast Asian and African coral beds, but data is helping agencies fight back.

Mining Nationalism Rises in Africa

The feud over an iron ore license is the latest to pit African governments against miners.

To Curb Ghost Workers and Coffee Corruption, Africa Turns to Blockchain

From Ethiopia to Tanzania and South Africa to Ghana, African nations are embracing this ledger technology to weed out graft.


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.

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.

Tanzanian Farmers Crack the Code for Fighting Land Grab

These farmers are successfully taking on powerful opponents, from their own government and foreign royals to companies and corrupt officials.

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