UN-backed show highlights lifesaving benefit of ‘edutainment’ in South Africa  |

A new report, conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, indicates that, after watching the episodes, young people were twice as likely to get tested for HIV. …

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South Africa’s Local Elections Test Loyalty to the Party of Mandela

A floundering economy, in-party fighting and ceaseless corruption allegations are plaguing South Africa's ruling African National Congress. The upcoming local elections on November 1st will test whether loyalties to the…

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South Sudan Activists Say Phones Were Compromised Ahead of Planned Protests 

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN —  Political activists in South Sudan say mobile phone carrier Zain South Sudan illegally disrupted their telephone service, crippling their communications ahead of a planned anti-government protest.…

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