In light of an op-ed by Ayaan Hirsi Ali ('Why the Arab Spring hasn't failed in Egypt and Middle East), we asked our readers on Facebook: “Do you think the Arab Spring has failed?” See some of their most thoughtful responses here.
In Tanzania more than 840 households and small factories have been connected to solar grid systems, bringing electricity to a remote region.
In Mali, domed mud-brick homes are cheaper, protect fast-vanishing local forests, and make homes cooler in worsening summer heat.
Lassana Bathily saved more than a dozen people at the Hyper Cacher grocery store when a gunman entered the store last week. Today, France granted the Muslim Mali immigrant full citizenship for his heroism.