On her first trip to a Zimbabwe in turmoil, this taxi driver had made her feel safe.
Restoring democracy in Madagascar means parsing the motives of former presidents back from exile for upcoming elections – and learning how to build a stable government.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is the latest in a power surge of women in global leadership positions.
For four decades Iain Douglas-Hamilton has been an advocate for elephants, the endangered giants of Africa.
Yollanda and her teenage brother find a band of mothers in Zimbabwe quietly rallying to their aid.
The US-based Rapaport Diamond Trading Network announced a Zimbabwe diamond ban Monday, but will it have the desired effect of preventing child labor and forced labor?
When the strongest cellphone signal is in the smallest room, a strawberry colored tub becomes a desktop.
The VORTEX-2 tornado research project completed last week aims to increase warning times and reduce false alarms.
Bharti Airtel, an Indian company, paid $9 billion for access to an African cellphone market serving 45 million. The world's last unsaturated market holds a potentially huge payoff.
This year, cellphone magnate Mo Ibrahim won't be giving a $5 million prize for good governance. Why not?