Since the discovery of gold in the Bagoué riverbed, the Ivory Coast’s Kapolo mine has become a magnet for West Africa’s poorest. Tens of thousands of men, women & children work the land and themselves to the point of exhaustion. Gold fever has emptied the schools and left the crops abandoned. The stability of this impoverished farming region now hangs by a thread.
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2014-11-21 National Front party (France)
With the National Front on the rise in France, our reporters returned to three towns where the far-right party’s mayoral candidates won the most recent local elections.
In the eyes of the international community, Somaliland is an autonomous region in Somalia, on the Horn of Africa. But most of its 3.5 million inhabitants do not consider the...
Liberia is one of the countries most affected by the outbreak of Ebola, along with Sierra Leone and Guinea.
It’s one of the most porous borders in the world. Each month, abetted by smugglers working with drug cartels, thousands of Hispanic immigrants try to cross the frontier between...
On November 9, 2014, Catalans were due to vote in a referendum on independence. But the poll was cancelled by the Constitutional Court after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s...