Health problems the afflict the world's poor have received unprecedented attention in recent years. But medical workers who focus on lesser known diseases say their efforts remain as difficult as ever. On PRI's The World.
One impact of the global economic crisis in Ethiopia is a shortage of Coca Cola. Though it may not seem like a serious concern, the BBC's Elizabeth Blunt tells anchor Katy Clark why the Ethiopian government is treating it as a national emergency.
Politics and music have not always mixed well in Ethiopia. But governments change -- and the music survives, and evolves. A fine example is a new project that highlights the work of Ethiopian musicians today.
Jennifer Daskal of Human Rights Watch speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins about a report on the practice of rendition in the Horn of Africa. That's the practice of secretly deporting people outside of their country to avoid the legal process.
International aid agencies are raising the alarm in Ethiopia. Officials say the country is facing its worst hunger crisis since the famine in 1984. David McGuffin reports from one of the worst hit areas in Ethiopia.