Africa http://www.kunc.org en Former Commando Turns Conservationist To Save Elephants Of Dzanga Bai http://www.kunc.org/post/former-commando-turns-conservationist-save-elephants-dzanga-bai <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kGVqDmYZhI</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:41:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 56325 at http://www.kunc.org Former Commando Turns Conservationist To Save Elephants Of Dzanga Bai African Food With A Twist: Dakar Pop-Up Restaurant Raises The Bar http://www.kunc.org/post/african-food-twist-dakar-pop-restaurant-raises-bar West Africa hasn't competed with the likes of Paris or Barcelona as a culinary destination, but a handful of food lovers there are making inroads to change that.<p>Visitors to Ghana can now sample the work of mixologists who specialize in liquors made with local ingredients. In Bamako, Mali, vinophiles can head to the annual <a href="https://www.facebook.com/compagnonsdubeaujolaisdumali">Beaujolais Nouveau wine festival</a>. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 13:50:00 +0000 Doreen Akiyo Yomoah 55848 at http://www.kunc.org African Food With A Twist: Dakar Pop-Up Restaurant Raises The Bar The Ebola Outbreak 3 Weeks In: Dire But Not Hopeless http://www.kunc.org/post/ebola-outbreak-3-weeks-dire-not-hopeless Guinea is on high alert. At the international airport, travelers' temperatures are monitored for signs of infection. In the capital city of Conakry, people rarely shake hands and are advised to regularly wash their hands with bleach-diluted water.<p>This is what life is like nearly three weeks after an outbreak of the deadly <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/">Ebola virus</a>.<p>The <a href="http://www.who.int/features/2014/ebola-healthcare-guinea/en/">World Health Organization</a> has confirmed 157 cases in Guinea, with 101 deaths. Neighboring Liberia has 21 reported cases and 10 deaths. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Ofeibea Quist-Arcton 55286 at http://www.kunc.org The Ebola Outbreak 3 Weeks In: Dire But Not Hopeless Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience http://www.kunc.org/post/remembering-rwandans-who-followed-their-conscience Olive Mukankusi lives in a two-room house with mud walls and a dirt floor in a village called Igati, in eastern Rwanda's Rwamagana province. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:28:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 55280 at http://www.kunc.org Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide http://www.kunc.org/post/rwanda-honors-dead-celebrates-progress-20-years-after-genocide After a minute of silence at noon, Monday's remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide began with testimony from a survivor.<p>The screaming started soon after.<p>In the crowd of 30,000 gathered in Amahoro stadium in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, first this person then that began to wail and thrash. Men in yellow vests took them to a special room of mattresses in the stadium basement.<p>In general, Rwandan culture discourages such outward displays of grief. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:46:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 55262 at http://www.kunc.org Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide