Cops Finally Caught a Woman Who Killed Hundreds of Elephants for Their Ivory
Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants.
The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections
Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
At least 100 dead and hundreds more missing after ferry capsized in Tanzania
Officials estimate that more than 400 people may have been onboard the ferry, which was only licensed to carry 100 passengers.
The World’s Fastest Commercial Drone Will Drop Blood on the US This Year
Zipline has been using its drones for months to deliver lifesaving blood to Rwandan villages. Now it’s coming to the US.
Tanzania Plans to Arrest Pregnant Girls and Take Them to Court
The regional commissioner in charge of the plan argued that it would make them less likely to have sex.
These Women Figured Out a Way to Map and Find Girls at Risk of FGM
Every other December, scores of Tanzanian girls endure what's colloquially known as "cutting season." Now, new mapping technology can help activists locate girls who might be in danger—and get them to safe houses before it's too late.
The Tight Squeeze Issue
How a Repurposed German Warship Embodies the Aftermath of Colonial Africa
The present reclaims the past on a passenger ferry in Tanzania.
A Tea Shop Founded by Indian Immigrants Is Bridging Cultural Divides in Tanzania
After Tanzania gained independence, many Indian families fled the country when resentment toward them grew. But the family behind the beloved K.T. Shop refused to leave their adopted home, where they had already spent decades planting their roots.
We Need to Stop Sending Unskilled Volunteers to Countries That Need Care
"I saw an 18-year-old British high school graduate wielding a saw, at a patient’s side."
How Tanzania’s Coffee Farmers Are Changing People’s Lives
Small-scale farmers like Mama Gladness Pallangyo struggle to make ends meet with their coffee crops, but immersive tourism is allowing them to supplement their incomes and bring improvements to their villages.
Highlighting the Harsh Realities Facing 1.1 Billion Girls
On the International Day of the Girl we highlight the actions of three extraordinary women who have championed female empowerment.