Nearly 20,000 boys in southern Sudan were displaced or orphaned during the country's long civil war. Many were resettled in the US, starting in 2001. Jacob Atem was one and he recently returned to the new country of South Sudan, only to be caught in the renewed fighting there.
Global supply is down and global demand is up, which means higher prices for chocolate are now a reality. Mars and Hershey have already bumped up their prices. But don't worry — there are ways to stretch your chocolate budget.
You've seen the new iPhone 6. You want one. You buy one. So what do you do with your old iPhone to make sure it doesn't end up in some e-waste toxic pile in West Africa? We've got a few recommendations from an e-waste expert.
The city of Marseille, France’s second biggest, is home to the country’s largest Muslim population. About one in four of its residents are Muslims. Yet you’d be hard pressed to find a single proper mosque in town.
Rachel Dolezal's claims that she is black has opened a wide-reaching discussion about race. And no where is the story translating more than in South Africa where self-identification is nothing to take lightly.
Almost all of the leaders of FIFA, the governing body of international soccer, have been suspended, amid charges of corruption. The scandal is being followed closely in Africa, where FIFA has spent millions of dollars.
Sierra Leone declared itself Ebola-free on Saturday. It had been 42 days since any new cases were diagnosed. To mark the occasion, thousands danced in the streets and rapper Block Jones, from Sierra Leone, released a video and song.