Parts of Africa face one of the worst droughts in a century. Alongside needed food aid, new farming methods may offer a longer-term response – and lighten domestic burdens for women.
Black universities – purposely malnourished by the apartheid government – almost never offer astronomy classes. Thebe Medupe, one of South Africa's first black astrophysicists, has spent the past decade working to change that. Part 4 of a series.