Togo Rallies for Change After 50 Years of Rule by One Family
Protests calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé have drawn thousands and the demonstrations are increasingly turning deadly.
Young, Confident and Protesting Trump
Since Donald Trump’s victory, many fear his America doesn’t include them. But protesters are determined to speak up.
The Chains of Mental Illness in West Africa
In parts of West Africa, religious retreats set up camps for people with mental illnesses, where patients are frequently shackled and prayer is often the only treatment.
Mentally Ill and Chained in Togo’s Prayer Camps
In parts of West Africa where psychiatry is virtually nonexistent, people with disorders like schizophrenia are often chained by the ankle and offered only prayer as treatment.
Praying for a Cure
In West Africa, hundreds of people with mental illness live in awful conditions. One organization is fighting for a new approach to treatment. This video was supported by The Global Reporting Centre.
Treating the Village to Cure the Disease
Can administering drugs to entire populations, whether they are sick or not, stop a parasitic disease that affects millions? Evidence is showing that the strategy works.
Togo: Major Ivory Trader Is Arrested
A major ivory trafficker who activists say has fueled the slaughter of more than 10,000 elephants was arrested in Togo, the environment minister said Wednesday.
Hong Kong Seizes Smuggled Elephant Tusks
The seizure of 1,148 tusks underscored the challenges facing Africa’s dwindling elephant populations as rising prosperity in Asia leads to greater demand for ivory.
World Cup May Return to Roots, in Uruguay and Argentina
FIFA wants the 2030 World Cup to be jointly staged by Uruguay and Argentina, who met in the final of the inaugural tournament, the Argentine federation president said.
Immense Cache of Smuggled Ivory Is Seized in Malaysia
The authorities found more than 1,000 smuggled tusks hidden in mahogany shipments, in one of the biggest seizures in history.
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