Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:45:42 GMT The head of South Africa's corrections department promised an immediate investigation Monday after photos purportedly showing strippers dancing with inmates at a Johannesburg prison circulated online.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:35:23 GMT Almost a billion people around the world rely on cassava as a staple food. The root vegetable is a versatile and calorie-rich crop that is resilient enough to thrive in harsh climates.
Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:49:45 GMT With more than a third of Somalia's population now facing starvation, new statistics show that in addition to hunger, many women in Somalia are at risk for being raped.
Posted: Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:17:15 GMT The first ever U.S. trial is about to take place and the government is finally taking action to end Female Genital Mutilation. FGM affects over half a million people on American soil.
Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:40:25 GMT The slave route out of Badagry near Lagos, Nigeria has a sign that reads "The point of no return." It's a disturbing plaque; a cruel legacy of Nigeria's past and a reminder of the treacherous journey -- and lives -- thousands were led on into slavery.
Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:20:51 GMT In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.