The first all-female college in Rwanda is making strides in empowering women from all backgrounds to become the nation’s next business leaders, part of an effort to leave behind an image of a violent country, wracked by genocide. At the…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Hello Neighbor, a Pittsburgh-based network, matches refugees with “mentor” families to help them become better accustomed to life in the U.S.
By Larisa Epatko
Millions of people around the world went to the polls this year. The results provided plenty of surprises. British voters defied the pollstersand voted to leave the European Union. Colombians did much the same in …
By James M. Lindsay, Council on Foreign Relations
A new documentary takes an in-depth look at the difficulties of prosecuting mass rape in international courts. “The Uncondemned,” in theaters this month, reviews the landmark case in Rwanda that changed how mass rape could be prosecuted as an act…
By Ivette Feliciano and Zachary Green
By Bradley Klapper and Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide.
Rwanda emerged from its genocide in 1994 to build one of the most successful AIDS responses in Africa and is now working mightily to halt mother-to-child HIV transmissions. They’re doing it with a creative mix of science, technology and “aggressive…
Twenty years since a genocide devastated the country, Rwanda has made a remarkable recovery and a new generation sees entrepreneurship, empowered by technology, as its patriotic duty.
By Larisa Epatko
Much like people try to achieve work-life balance, countries that engage civil society, battle corruption and take care of the environment -- rather than just focusing on economic growth -- tend to serve their populations best.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
With a smartphone and a finger prick, this new device can deliver HIV test results in 15 minutes.
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