In Swaziland, the strained relationship between religious leaders and public health officials is improving, if slightly. The two groups are trying to work together more as the country battles an HIV infection rate among adults that may be as high as 25 percent.
Religious leaders often promote ideas about HIV and the use of condoms that run counter to public health campaigns. But in Swaziland, the two sides are starting to work together. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.
In the last absolute monarchy in Africa, Swaziland, the people have grown discontented with the poverty and lack of freedoms they must endure. Thus far, though, the spirit of Arab Spring has remained far away from the country, near South Africa.
The US State Department has been sending musicians overseas for years. The World's Alex Gallafent meets a pair of American jazz musicians, Keri Chryst and Jeff Hoffman, as they deliver a workshop to a group of young vocalists in Swaziland.