Fahmida Miller

Fahmida Miller

Africa

Efforts to save endangered rhinos in South Africa show hope

Forensic experts are succeeding in reducing poaching that is putting the species at grave risk.

Efforts to save endangered rhinos in South Africa show hope

Africa

South Africa poverty levels increasing

The South African government launched a national development plan to eliminate poverty by 2030, but levels are still increasing.

South Africa poverty levels increasing

Africa

Inequality haunts South African students

Access to education is improving but there are concerns that standards are slipping.

Inequality haunts South African students

Africa

White South Africans protest against discrimination

Around 3,000 employees at the plant are unhappy that only black workers have been offered company shares.

White South Africans protest against discrimination

Africa

Beetle infestation threatens Johannesburg's forests

It's not actually the borer beetles, but a fungus they carry that could destroy half a million trees in the South Africa city, considered to be one of the greenest in the world.

Beetle infestation threatens Johannesburg's forests

Africa

Marikana massacre: Families still waiting for justice

Six years after the Marikana massacre, the grief felt by families and survivors is evident.

Marikana massacre: Families still waiting for justice

Africa

Platinum giant to cut more than 13,000 jobs in South Africa

Impala Platinum says it must restructure to handling increased production costs and low commodity prices, but miners say that more can be done to save their jobs.

Platinum giant to cut more than 13,000 jobs in South Africa

Africa

Hundreds outside Cape Town illegally occupy private land

South Africa's white minority population owns more than 70 percent of privately-owned farming land, according to government statistics.

Hundreds outside Cape Town illegally occupy private land

Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

There is now hope that a successful rollout of the vaccine across three African countries will mean fewer deaths.

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Africa

'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed

Uncertainty surrounds South Africa's latest budget as observers critique an economy in trouble, and wonder whether the finance minister will stay on or leave.

'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed

Africa

Mogadishu struggles with limited ambulance service

The limited medical service is not enough in a city often subject to bomb attacks.

Mogadishu struggles with limited ambulance service

Somalia

Somalia: More than 1,500 children orphaned after twin blasts

The twin bombings that occurred in Mogadishu three months ago killed more than 500 Somali civilians, making it the deadliest incident in Somalia's modern history.

Somalia: More than 1,500 children orphaned after twin blasts