After all the reporting trips you've read about here, all the stories I've done about war and justice and voice and violence, I'm massively persuaded that Rebecca Hamilton is right in her analysis, at Foreign Policy, of the arguments against the ICC blistering around Africa right now: The court's all-African line-up is not an ICC problem; it... Read More
How the continent turned a new corner on a deadly disease -- and how AIDS affects more than the sick.
When the US Holocaust Memorial Museum goes "on tour," what survivors bring to give away.
Policy wonks and storytellers still aren't exactly on the same page.
The media talks about race, class, sports and history -- everything except domestic violence -- to 'explain' Oscar Pistorius' fatal shooting of his girlfriend.
The only adult not held responsible by critics for an attack a Time photographer witnessed is the man committing the abuse.
Journalists, media ethicists & domestic violence advocates discuss a photographer's choices
An amazing lipdub from rural Uganda (and a case study in empowered marketing, by a Dutch NGO).
That's what the ONE campaign wants to know. They've kicked off a petition to ask African leaders to publish their health budgets -- promises and actual spending -- for better accountability on outcomes. It's also about accountability for past promises. In 2011, African countries signed a declaration in Abuja to commit 15 percent of their national budgets... Read More
The next Chinese incursion into Africa is coming by ship. Last year, in a pilot program, China trained 10 doctors in how to use a "container hospital," which seems to be exactly what it sounds. It's a cargo container cum portable hospital, and if there's power and water -- and, of course, supplies -- it can do virtually... Read More