Africa

Business, Economics and Jobs

U.N. food plan

The World's Jeb Sharp reports that United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon will lead a new UN task force to tackle the global food crisis, and Ban says the first priority will be to feed the world's hungry and prevent social unrest around the globe.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer + Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.

Health & Medicine

World malaria day

Anchor Katy Clark gets two perspectives on the global battle against malaria: one view is that of Abdullahi Boru, a BBC correspondent who contracted malaria as a teenager; the other view is that of Nils Dauliere

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Vamprie Weekend

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ezra Koenig of the band "Vampire Weekend." The band specializes in cool African guitar music, especially from Congo. Koenig says the sound has something in common with American surf music.

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