Monday Feb 24
Cardinal Ouedraogo, the advocate of Burkina Faso's poor
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Feb 24, 2014 / 12:03 am .- Philippe Ouedraogo, the newly-created cardinal from west Africa's Burkina Faso, is known for his backing for the inclusion of the poorest of the poor in the distribution of economic goods.
Unruffled rhythms in Ouagadougou
At a farewell party for a French couple one night in Ouagadougou, the impeccably named capital of Burkina Faso, I asked some friends about the situation in the north.
Christian Science Monitor
Pressure mounting on US to export natural gas
Workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kan., using a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", to coax out oil and natural gas.
Globe and Mail
Drought: how science can help save Africa
In this Monday, April 30, 2012 photo, people walk past a dry seasonal riverbed in the Matam region of northeastern Senegal.
It's one of the bigger reservoir in the country and it supplies the capital in water.