Stories about Development
26 June 2014
Khabar Lahariya is an award-winning rural weekly newspaper published in local languages and run by 40 women. We spoke with editorial coordinator Poorvi Bhargava to find out more.
23 June 2014
The impact of 2014 World Environment Day on Africa: The need for growth on the continent does not absolve nations from protecting the earth, African advocates say.
Not everyone in Brazil was excited to see the World Cup. Groups around the country staged protests against the money spent on the tournament instead of on the people.
17 June 2014
These sporting events don't always have a positive impact on their host cities. Website Sport Better Cities digs into the good, the bad and the ugly of hosting.
Children's healthcare is dismal in Madagascar, but some organizations are doing their best to change this terrible reality.
16 June 2014
It is newly elected Narendra Modi's first foreign visit as India's prime minister. Some aren't convinced that it's the best choice.
30 May 2014
22 May 2014
Expats flock to the city for the high quality of life and abundant work opportunities, but many say rental property prices are too expensive for the average worker.
18 May 2014
Barbados' Central Bank Governor attempts to strip a newspaper of its privileges, prompting a barrage of blog posts questioning his suitability to the post and supporting freedom of the press.
A video of the owner of Vedanta Resources bragging about the unbelievable deal he cut with Zambia’s government for a copper mine 9 years ago, has appalled many Zambians.