Prominent Zimbabwean attorney and human rights activist Beatrice Mtetwa talks about the problems with her country’s new constitution and new government, as Barbara Borst reports.
A new study assesses how Kenya avoided another round of widespread ethnic violence in the March 2013 elections and what steps it still needs to take. Barbara Borst reports.
Cairo professor Khaled Fahmy discusses the political and social turmoil in Egypt since the revolution of January 2011 and the army intervention of July 2013. Barbara Borst reports.
Thalia Beaty reports on programs to strengthen entrepreneurs in a region undergoing economic as well as political transformation.
Maggy Donaldson reports on the drive to make New York the first big U.S. city to allow legal immigrants to vote in municipal elections.
Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.
Reflecting on Nelson Mandela’s death, Barbara Borst recalls the sacrifices of those he inspired to struggle for freedom.
This Fall, US Ambassador Richard Haass is back working in Belfast. It’s a familiar desk for one of the US’s most experienced mediators to get his feet under. Yet, he recently admitted many in the United States were puzzled as to why he was returning to Northern Ireland. Aren’t those problems over they asked?Jane McClenahan looks at why he’s there.
India has been in an uproar for weeks over sexual violence against women. A report from Delhi by Barbara Borst
Vandana Jena, left, and Syeda Hameed of the Indian government’s national planning commission discuss ways to combat sex-trafficking. Photo by Barbara Borst
Money has swaggered through U.S. elections for decades – buying television ads, robo-calls and bumper stickers. But this year, it has been up to new tricks. A round-up by Barbara Borst