The catastrophe is still growing for hundreds of thousands of people across southern Africa. The death toll from last week’s tropical cyclone has topped 300 in Mozambique and two neighboring countries, where floodwaters have stranded some survivors in trees and…
Southern Malawi’s dry, crusty fields used to be waist-high with corn. But two consecutive years of low rainfall have meant scarce harvests and have forced farmers to change just about everything they know about farming.
By Larisa Epatko
In Malawi, where some 83,000 children are infected with HIV, a new program brings U.S. doctors to the East African country and encourages African doctors to set up practices in their hometowns, instead of leaving for more prosperous countries.
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