The dangers of reporting in Somalia

For much of its population, Somalia is a difficult and dangerous place to live. That’s particularly true for reporters. Practicing journalism in...

Eritrea: Africa’s North Korea

Eritrea is sometimes described as "the North Korea of Africa." And it's a deserved title. The tiny nation, located on the continent’s...

Is fair trade really fair?

Note this program was originally released July 9, 2015. You see the label on coffee, chocolate, t-shirts and even gold, “Fair Trade.” The...

The North Korea of Africa: Eritrea

Eritrea is sometimes described as "the North Korea of Africa." And it's a deserved title. The tiny nation, located on the continent’s...

Europe’s migrant crisis

They come from impoverished and war-torn countries like Sudan or Syria, in hopes of a better life. But for some migrants, their journey ends in...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists

To understand Ethiopia’s election next month, where the ruling party is likely to win an overwhelming majority in parliament, it’s important to...