These Maasai women of Laikipia, Kenya, have been working together to grow aloe for the international cosmetics company, Lush.. Check out this gallery of images of some of the women from the Twala Cultural Manyatta.
The illegal charcoal trade is a big contributor to deforestation in countries like Tanzania. After trying and failing once to curb the business, the country is now trying a new approach. The World's Sam Eaton has the story.
This week Obama is going to meet with some very important leaders. We want you to find the city that is the buzzing hub of economic, social and political activities of its continent. Our map quiz will tell the world how good you are in locating Addis Ababa.
Kenya has seen some horrific terror attacks over the last couple of years. Increasingly the attackers are home-grown. President Barack Obama is heading to Kenya — his ancestral homeland — later this week.
A practice that often goes along with child marriage is female genital mutilation — the tradition of cutting a girl's clitoris before she marries. It's estimated that 125 million women and girls have had that done to them. And advocates say you can’t address child marriage without addressing this practice.
After being detained for 80 days by the Chinese Government, artist Ai Weiwei was released on bail. The government cites economic crimes for his detention, such as evading taxes and destroying documents.
Lake Kivu has long sustained Rwanda with its fish. The new hope is that the lake, which is heavily saturated with methane and carbon dioxide, will produce the sorts of energy supplies that could make it easier to get power in the country.