Africa Meets Pandemic With Violence, Confusion
The coronavirus arrived late to the continent, but the early responses could backfire.
Mozambique Is a Failed State. The West Isn’t Helping It.
Donor countries and international organizations are propping up a corrupt government rather than criticizing it—leaving millions of Mozambicans mired in poverty.
In Africa, All Jihad Is Local
The rush to link regional groups to the Islamic State could make militancy worse.
Cyclone Idai: Mapping Mozambique’s Catastrophic ‘Inland Ocean’
The historic tropical storm killed hundreds and left an area of more than 800 square miles covered in water.
Mozambique’s Invisible Civil War
The government says everything’s fine. But that’s not what we heard from its victims.
The Blood Rubies of Montepuez
Some 40 percent of the world’s rubies lie in one mining concession in Mozambique, where a troubling pattern of violence and death contradicts the claim of “responsibly sourced.”
Obama Dreams of an AIDS-Free Generation
But if Washington doesn’t put more money behind its ambitious rhetoric, HIV could make a major comeback. An investigation on the front line of the disease.
Mozambique’s bonanza feeds evidence of a coming cleaner China
Mozambique's bonanza feeds evidence of a coming cleaner China