In athletics, who defines a man and a woman? A court has ordered South African runner and Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya to take drugs to suppress her naturally high testosterone levels if she wants to continue to compete. William…
By Caleb Hellerman, Janet Tobias, Global Health Reporting Center
Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis kills nearly half its victims, even when treated with second-line drugs. Patients can beat it, but the road isn’t easy.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
A second week has begun of efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated a large swath of Mozambique.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 27, government employees prepare to head back to work while the deadlock for funding a border wall continues, and a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the deadliest in the…
By Martin Seemungal
In South Africa, tribal communities living on the country's famous strip at the Eastern cape called the Wild Coast worry that a proposed multi-million dollar titanium mine will trample their homes. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Martin Seemungal reports.
By Larisa Epatko
Libyan war widows learn to earn a living, and a pilot in South Africa is teaching girls to soar.
By Krista Mahr, Associated Press
The South African government lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted that his administration would be looking into farm seizures and the "large scale killing of farmers" in South Africa.
Fearing the complete depletion of their water supply amid an extreme drought, officials in South Africa’s second most populous city have limited water consumption to 13 gallons per resident a day. Police are also fining people for watering their lawns…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, March 31, protests continue in Sacramento following a police shooting there of Stephon Clark and tensions rise after deadly demonstrations along the Gaza border. Also, residents in Cape Town, South Africa, are cutting back their…
Factors like population growth, income inequality and climate change have exacerbated water related issues around the world. Abuse and depletion of the natural resource has led to instability and violence in places like Iran, Syria and Bangladesh as well as…
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