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Farming For A Better Future in Africa

Ending a technology gap for African farmers.

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Power Africa. Power the World

The Obama administration takes a stab at the thorniest international development challenge.

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Talking President Obama’s Trip to Africa

Why there’s some disappointment surrounding Obama’s Africa trip

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Global Dispatches Episode 2: Laura Seay (AKA @TexasinAfrica)

How the daughter of a preacher from a cotton farming community near Lubbock became one of America’s most influential Africanists.

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Podcast: Elections in Kenya. There Will Be Atrocities.

I speak with Naomi Kikoler of the Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect about the prospects for mass atrocity in Kenya and what the international community can do to mitigate the threat.

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Map of the Day: Africa’s Health-Environment Nexus

The United Nations Environment Program released a new report on the links between environment and health in Africa. This is a crucial connection to probe: diahhrea, malaria and respiratory infections account for about 60% of the disease burden in Africa, and these three issues are as much environmental as health issues

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