This and other 'voluntourism' networks offer a wealth of ways to deliver goodwill.
The Somali enclave of Eastleigh in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is now a recruiting and financial center for hardline Islamists fighting in neighboring Somalia.
During her seven-country tour, Clinton highlighted the continent's successes, stressed the work yet to be done, and strengthened US trading alliances.
In the rape capital of the world, some are seeking to curb sexual violence by focusing on men's role in preventing it.
Uganda and the UNHCR want nearly 18,000 refugees in Uganda – most of whom are Hutus – to go home by Friday. But few are complying, afraid the legacy of the 1994 genocide still lingers.
President Obama arrives in Ghana this weekend, but China's booming Africa presence may mean that he'll have less leverage to advance US interests than his predecessors.
Girls in Uganda learn how to teach others to realize their visions, create jobs and wealth in rural areas.
The stunning story of a Ugandan man’s quest for the truth about the murder of his father, who was killed during the reign of dictator Idi Amin.