Africa

Sexuality

In Ghana, gender equality and economics clash

In Ghana, as is the case in other countries, the gender conversation is complicated. Not everyone shares the same view, but a recent controversy over an interview CNN’s Christiane Amanpour had with a local actress and model Moesha Boduong made this connection clear.

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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.

Global Politics

U.S. policy in Somalia

The World's Jeb Sharp reports on the factors influencing United States policy in Somalia. Critics say attacks like the one in Somalia today may undermine efforts to forge a peace deal there.

Environment

Rainmaking in the Amazon

The Amazon rain forest is a crucial player in the global climate system�for one thing it's a massive store of carbon, but The World's Alex Gallafent climbs a scientific tower in the Brazilian Amazon to explore another function: rainmaking.

Environment

A look at US energy policy

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Michael Klare, author of Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy, about how US energy policy compares with other countries' energy policies around the world.