Despite a major influx of supplies and expertise, new cases of Ebola are spreading faster in Sierra Leone than in neighboring Liberia. While some Sierra Leoneans are pointing the finger at the UK, which once ruled the country, the government's disorganized response is playing a big role.
Jeffrey Gettleman, East Africa Bureau Chief for The New York Times, wrote that the poaching of elephants for the illegal ivory trade has gotten out of control in Central Africa, and has become increasingly militarized.
New York Times correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman tells host Marco Werman that new investors like Turkey have pumped millions into the capital city, and Somali entrepreneurs have a greater stake in maintaining stability.
One of Africa's most brutal rebel groups, the Lords Resistance Army, reportedly killed hundreds of villagers in the DRC last December. Today, a spokesman for the group denied the report. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jeffrey Gettleman.