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Lighting Africa

PRI's The BBC's Robert Walker reports on a new initiative launched by the World Bank to bring electricity to sub-Saharan Africa. The project is called "Lighting Africa."

Conflict & Justice

A Mediterranean Union?

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on a potential European Marshall Plan for North Africa. Europe has been giving billions of dollars for decades already. It set up the Union for the Mediterranean to foster cooperation; But the Union has all but failed.

Liberia's forgotten prisoners

Thousands of people sit in Liberian jails for years, awaiting trial. Now there's a program aimed at fast-tracking these cases and getting people out of pre-trial detention. Jess Engebreston sits in on one of the proceedings.