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Remember the Population Bomb? It’s Still Ticking
Across Africa and much of the Third World, economic development has not kept pace with soaring populations.
Clinics for World’s Vulnerable Brace for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Cuts
Health workers say President Trump’s ban on abortion counseling will hurt even those health services that do not involve abortions.
For Better Citizenship, Scratch and Win
Across the globe, a slim chance of winning in a lottery can get people to vote, pay taxes, drive slower or make sex safe.
Lesotho: Regional Body Aims to Help Restore Stability
The Southern African Development Community said Monday that it would send an envoy and an observer team after military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee.
Lesotho Military Moves on Police
The country’s prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, although a spokesman for the army said the soldiers were only securing the country.
Jordan Schemerhorn reports on her trip with the Op-Ed columnist Nicholas D. Kristof to Lesotho and Malawi, where she sees progress with AIDS treatment, irrigation and savings programs.
The Coffin-Maker Benchmark
Worried foreign aid is wasted? These miserable coffin makers in southern Africa may change your mind.
Africa on the Rise
This year’s win-a-trip voyage with a Rice University student begins in Lesotho, a nation symbolic of a continent’s promise.
Doctors Go Far Afield to Battle Epidemics
A rise in programs sending doctors to some of the world’s poorest countries has met with an outpouring of enthusiasm from many recent graduates.
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