Black jockeys shake up S Africa equestrian sport

Shepherd Zira and Cyril Thabede have broken racial barriers in the once exclusive field of performance riding.


Breaking 'the curse' of disabled children in South Africa

The government estimates as many as 600,000 children with disabilities are not getting an education.


In S Sudan, 'we don't get to pick who comes to kill us'

With about 3.5 million uprooted from their homes, children are the biggest losers in South Sudan's war.


China punishes South Korea tourism over North feud

Visitors to Jeju Island dry up as China retaliates by targeting economy over feud following North Korea's latest nuclear tests.


'My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in Egypt'

Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed reflects on his time in a brutal Egyptian prison and promises to keep campaigning for those still in jail.


Investigative journalism vs clickbait: A losing battle?

Thoroughly researched reporting takes time, funding and risk, but often garners less online traffic than cute cat videos.