December 3, 2012 Once referred to as the Muslim Brotherhood's "spare tire," Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has proven much more formidable than many Egyptians expected. But critics say his latest moves, including one to push through a hastily drafted constitution, could tear Egypt apart.
December 3, 2012 Many people in southern Mali say they would be willing to go to the northern part of the country and fight the Islamist militants who are now in control. Despite all the anger, there is no immediate prospect that the Islamists will be dislodged.
December 3, 2012 Early marriages and the sex tourism trade are grave threats to girls growing up on Kenya's Swahili Coast. Families often sell their daughters into marriage; others push them into prostitution. A coalition of educators, religious and traditional leaders is fighting back.
November 30, 2012 For many albinos — born with a partial or total lack of pigment in their skin, hair and eyes — life is difficult, and that is particularly true in Tanzania, where they are attacked for their flesh, the result of superstitious beliefs. More than 100 albinos have been assaulted since 2006.
November 30, 2012 Photographer Jacquelyn Martin explores issues of race, identity and beauty in a portrait series on Tanzanian people with albinism.
November 30, 2012 Early Friday, Islamists approved a draft that critics are calling the "Muslim Brotherhood constitution." Protesters are also rallying against President Mohammed Morsi's decree giving him sweeping new powers.