Kenya: Misuse of Antibiotics Leading to Immune System Resistance
In Kenya, the rise of drug resistant bacteria could reverse the gains made by medical science over diseases that were once treatable. Kenyans could be at risk of fatalities as a result if the power in antibiotics is not preserved. Lenny Ruvaga has more on the story from Nairobi.
Residents and a security source said on Friday that Boko Haram fighters attacked a Chadian village overnight, killing several people including a local chief, in the first known lethal attack by the Nigerian militant group in Chad.
From Timbuktu to the Oscars, Film Shows Life Under Islamists
When Islamist insurgents fled the fabled Malian city of Timbuktu two years ago they left a trail of destruction, but out of the ashes the story of the 10-month occupation has been turned into a film -- which is now up for an Oscar.
Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy Driving Animals Away from Humans
In Laikipia, Kenyan rangers are driving game farther into a 36,000 hectare conservancy to protect the animals from conflict with encroaching humans. Lenny Ruvaga went along as wildlife officials used trucks and helicopters in the Ol Pejeta conservancy to protect game from being killed by locals either for food or protection. He brings us this report.
Liberians on Border Help Prevent Ebola from Spreading
When Liberia reopened its borders earlier this year, many people felt it was premature with Ebola still rife in Sierra Leone and Guinea. The border is porous and hard to control under the best of times. Benno Muchler travelled there in Nimba Country and filed this report on how locals are dealing with the situation.
Liberians Pressure Government to Prevent Human Trafficking
Protesters have gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia's capital, asking it to put pressure on Liberian officials to bring back some 60 young Liberian women allegedly trafficked into Lebanon between 2011 and 2012.
The Moment President Obama First Meets Federal Inmates: Fixing the System (Teaser)
Check out an exclusive clip from VICE and HBO's upcoming special on criminal justice in the US: 'Fixing The System' - it will air September 27. Watch the full trailer: http://bit.ly/1MmMPRj In the first clip to go live from the special, we see the moment that President Obama meets the inmates and sits down with them for an in-depth conversation.
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor has reportedly saved over 100 patients from the deadly disease, now he will have to fight it within his own body. Sheik Umar Khan is a virologist whom Sierra Leone's health minister called a "national hero" for his efforts to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.
Russians Mock Obama With Racist Laser Projection On U.S. Embassy In Moscow
On the night of 4 August, activists of the initiative group of Moscow students projected for the United States Embassy building an offensive picture. The image resembled that of Barack Obama eating a banana.
Liberia: Doctor Given Experimental Ebola Drug Dies
Liberia's information minister said Monday, that the Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died. Dr. Abraham Borbor, the deputy chief medical doctor at the country's largest hospital, had been among three Liberians, and the first Africans, who received the drug, ZMapp.
Boat With African Emigrants Sinks Off Libyan Coast
A spokesman for the Libyan navy said, a boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and many passengers died. Navy spokesman Ayub Qassem told Reuters, Only 26 people have been rescued, adding that the boat had sunk near Tajoura, east of the capital Tripoli.