Topic: UK Department for International Development
The UK will eliminate all aid to South Africa by 2015, the government announced this week. But some say Britain isn't done paying for history.
The widespread availability of mobile phones has enabled the development of low-cost solutions aimed at improving water security and reducing poverty.
The popular and well-funded brainchild of Jeffrey Sachs claims to reduce child mortality faster than national norm, but critics say the numbers are deceptive.
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm
Henri Ladyi formed the Center for Conflict Resolution in the Democratic Republic of Congo to oppose widespread rape and child soldiering.
05/24/2011 03:51 pm
Pakistan asked the IMF for a loan Wednesday, after allies rebuffed its requests for aid.
10/23/2008 01:00 am