Bluegrass covers of pop and rock music abound abound. But none have quite the back story of The Henhouse Prowlers' version of "Chop My Money,"a cover of a Nigerian hip-hop mega-hit that created a frenzy in the country when the band toured there this summer.
Djibouti was once known for little more than French legionnaires, atrocious heat and the sordid nightlife of its seaside capital. Nowadays it’s viewed as offering some of the most prime military real estate on the planet.
The World Health Organization has issued some strong advice as part of its global campaign to prevent HIV and AIDS. WHO wants sexually active gay men to take antiretrovirals! Even those who are not HIV-positive should know about the preventive treatment, known as PreEP or "pre exposure prophylaxis."
Islamic feminists in many Muslim-majority countries have spent years studying and interpreting Islamic texts, especially the passages concerning divorce, inheritance and child custody. In Egypt, three women scholars discuss their new interpretations of Islamic law.