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)
Nigeria’s Lagos isn’t just the commercial hub of Nigeria, but the most populous city in all of Africa. Two men are vying for the state’s top job in Saturday’s governorship election. Chris Stein is in Lagos and has this report for VOA.
An Italian Coast Guard vessel reaches an overcrowded migrant boat in the Mediterranean. Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued near the coast of Libya, Saturday and early Sunday, authorities say, and were being brought to Italian shores. Even more rescue operations are expected Sunday. The Coast Guard said some of the migrants rescued so far were brought to the island of Lampedusa overnight. Their nationalities were not immediately determined.
2016 Olympics: What Rio Doesn't want the World to See.
Rio is hiding poor people. The 2016 Olympics are set to begin in just over a month in Rio de Janeiro. As the city prepares to receive an influx of international visitors, it is building new infrastructure and transportation systems to accommodate the surge. (Vox)
Nigeria: Released Chibok Girls in Emotional Family Reunions
Some of the schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram have been reunited with their families. Twenty-one girls were freed on Thursday, more than two and a half years after they were kidnapped by the armed group. Some families have taken days to reach the capital Abuja to be reunited with their girls. (Al Jazeera English)
With the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new questions are being raised about the disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to separate facts from fiction.
U.S. officials are trying to confirm a report that a second American citizen died last weekend fighting with ISIS forces in Syria. The man is believed to be from the same Minneapolis area as Douglas McCain who was also killed fighting alongside ISIS.
Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday. "The eight bodies were found in the village latrine.
Nigeria's Boko Haram 'Leader' Appears in New Video
French news agency AFP reported on Thursday a man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video, contradicting Nigerian military reports that he had been killed. Screen grabs of the video, seen by Reuters, show a figure in boots and combat fatigues who looks a lot like the man claiming to be Shekau in previous videos.
Get an inside look at a Doctors Without Borders Ebola clinic in Monrovia, Liberia. Physician Daniel Chertow takes us through the clinic and shares his thoughts on what it's like to be volunteering in the midst of an epidemic like no other.