Fahmida Miller

Fahmida Miller

Africa

South Africa: Students look for alternatives to unusable toilets

Here is why some students in the African nation are skipping school.

South Africa: Students look for alternatives to unusable toilets

Madagascar

Madagascar election: Women struggle for place in politics

Out of 36 candidates vying for president’s office in Madagascar, only five are women.

Madagascar election: Women struggle for place in politics

Africa

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

With no laws to limit campaign spending, the presidential election is expected to cost more than it did five years ago.

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

Africa

Back in business: 'Largest' tea farm gets a new lease of life

Stretching over 1,800 hectares, it is said to be the largest operating tea farm in the southern hemisphere.

Back in business: 'Largest' tea farm gets a new lease of life

Africa

South Africa bank heist: Can VBS Mutual Bank be saved?

It is being termed as the biggest bank fraud in South Africa's history, but it is the poor who are paying the price.

South Africa bank heist: Can VBS Mutual Bank be saved?

Africa

South Africa's youth unemployment rate at record high

South Africa's government says it's tackling the unemployment crisis. Critics say they've heard it all before.

South Africa's youth unemployment rate at record high

Africa

South Africans want a bigger crackdown on narcotics

Increased policing has failed to curb drug gangs' operations and many communities suffer from addiction epidemics.

South Africans want a bigger crackdown on narcotics

Africa

South Africans highly divided over relaxed cannabis laws

A victory for South Africa's Rastafarian community as the top court rules it's no longer illegal to smoke cannabis, in private.

South Africans highly divided over relaxed cannabis laws

Africa

Drug-resistant TB cases booming in South Africa

The WHO estimates that one-quarter of the world's population has TB and is the leading cause of death in South Africa, where the emergence of drug-resistant strains make treatment even more difficult.

Drug-resistant TB cases booming in South Africa

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