Opinion

Building an Africa free from hunger and poverty

If we focus on agriculture as our path to prosperity, we can build a strong Africa that is able to feed itself..

Kofi Annan

by Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan

Hurricane

Puerto Ricans: 'We're still in the middle of a storm'

Al Jazeera speaks with Xiomara Caro-Diaz, an activist leading the charge to rebuild a hurricane-battered Puerto Rico.

Risking it all

Surviving the 'swallow,' DR Congo's train of death

Thousands cram onto roofs and narrow spaces between wagons of a 50-year old train, risking severed limbs and death.

Women's Rights

A woman's burden in war-torn South Sudan

With the men at war or herding cattle, women live by their wits, farming, caregiving, and working to support families.

A woman's burden in war-torn South Sudan

Al Jazeera Correspondent

My Own Private Bollywood

What does it take to make a Bollywood movie? A personal journey into the fascinating world of Indian film.

Poverty & Development

The displaced and 'forgotten' in Colombia's Soacha slum

The impoverished Colombian city that's home to victims of Colombia's conflict and thousands of Venezuela's migrants.

The displaced and 'forgotten' in Colombia's Soacha slum

Opinion

Hurricanes: Act now, save later

Every dollar invested in disaster preparedness saves seven dollars in recovery.

Simon Ticehurst

by Simon Ticehurst

Simon Ticehurst

Opinion

Britain doesn't have to choose between trade and aid

Post-Brexit Britain can become a great global trading nation without giving up on international aid.

Simon O'Connell

by Simon O'Connell

Simon O'Connell

Poverty & Development

Collecting guano along the coast of Chile

Farmers use the excrement of seabirds as fertiliser, but in Chile collecting it is illegal and can be dangerous.

Collecting guano along the coast of Chile

Education

Marking International Literacy Day in a digital world

As world becomes digital, access to technologies presents new possibilities and challenges when it comes to literacy.

Marking International Literacy Day in a digital world

101 East

India's Slumdog Press

We go inside the child-run newspaper reporting on the ongoing injustices endured by India's two million street children.

The Listening Post

Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Media Legacy

As Mugabe responds to reports that his wife assaulted someone, we examine the president's media tactics.

Poverty & Development

A slice of China in the Pakistani capital

Restaurants, guesthouses and supermarkets are opening to cater for the influx of Chinese fuelled by the CPEC.

Pakistan: A slice of China in Islamabad

Poverty & Development

Displaced and desperate: IDPs flee violence in DRC

Half a million people have been displaced in Tanganyika, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Displaced and desperate: IDPs flee violence in DRC

Opinion

What we need to learn from Freetown's landslide tragedy

To avoid another deadly landslide in a coastal town, Africa needs to take collective action against climate change.

Richard Munang

by Richard Munang

Richard Munang