The country has been torn apart by years of civil war and strife, and its people don't seem to have any faith that their leaders can fix it.
Donald Trump's long tenure at the top of the Republican presidential polls has many around the world concerned—and left a lot of American travelers in the awkward position of having to explaining his rise.
We sit down with former president George W. Bush, whose Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon alliance is dedicated to bringing women in Africa cancer treatment and preventative care.
Humans are uniquely gifted at driving other animals into extinction.
Despite a suicide bombing hours before and a national state of emergency, Africa's oldest film festival carried on.
Cristina de Middel's haunting and beautiful photographic interpretation of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts mixes fiction and photojournalism.
From high-tech American labs to South African clinics, the special report goes inside the search for the cure and a preventative vaccine that could lead to the first AIDS-free generation in decades.
Uganda's only maximum security prison, Luzira, holds a sophisticated prison soccer tournament known not only for its top-notch talent, but the remarkable part it plays in the country's low recidivism rate.
Luis de Vega photographed everything he found on the side of the road at the border between Hungary and Serbia.
In a country where pornography is illegal and obscenity is closely monitored, Peter Karanja a.k.a. Dr. Crocodildo saw a business opportunity.
We spoke with director Hubert Sauper about We Come as Friends, his mesmerizing new film that follows the surreal before-and-aftermath of South Sudan's recent independence.
A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
Young entrepreneurs are hoping to break Algeria's tenuous dependence on oil by starting new businesses and expanding the Algerian marketplace.
Alexander Eudier looks at the West's benevolence towards Africa by photographing people dressed up as Marvel characters.
Andy Tsege's relatives fear that even if he gets out, he will be completely traumatized by his time locked up.
Romanian photographer Tudor Vintiloiu spent some time documenting the tight knit fishing community of a country burdened with a history of exploitation and slavery.
Searching for a better life, a wave of African immigrants have taken jobs as corrections officers in the Lone Star State.
Gambian refugee Maimuna Jawo applied for UK asylum to campaign for the rights of FGM survivors and future victims, but she feels the government has treated her like a criminal.
For more than a century, the Maasai have been corralled into smaller and smaller pieces of land in order to conserve the environment and precious animals—and to make room for deluxe suites and armies of tourists.
Despite their popularity, many of these skin-whitening creams contain stuff that can kill you.
Protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza have led to violence clashes between the police and demonstrators—and things don't look to be returning to normal anytime soon in the African nation.
Economist Michael Clemens is pretty sure that the continent won't collapse.
In a country where gay men are subject to anal examinations in police cells and imprisonment because of text messages, Alice Nkom has dedicated herself to helping people find justice in a homophobic system.
An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.