Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly teams up with Academy Award-winning director, Lucy Walker in search of healing in Haiti. We travel to the heart of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join Priestess Manbo Katy as she summons the spirits to help heal her community. (Vice)
Somalia is the only country to suffer two famines in recent history. Though farming and livestock industries are strong, political turmoil, clan infighting and land disputes leave the country's population vulnerable to food insecurity.
Since early April, more than 112,000 refugees have fled Burundi to Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, amid rising violence and intimidation, mainly by the Imbonerakure, in the runup to June’s presidential elections.
Kahn has been called a hero in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. He contracted Ebola while treating infected patients in Sierra Leon. The current outbreak in West Africa is the worst in history.
President Barack Obama urged both sides to work towards maintaining seize fire in Gaza and US continued work with allies to help with Ebola outbreak in West Africa, as he closed an unprecedented Africa summit Wednesday.
Pentagon Launches Airstrikes Against Somalian Militants
The Pentagon targeted the militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia. The terror organization is responsible for regular attacks against the Somalian government and is responsible for the four-day siege on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi last September.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the United Nations has said. The figure of the number of Ebola orphans follows a two-week assessment mission by the UN children's agency to the three countries worst-affected by the outbreak.