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Stories & updates

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7 big questions about Ebola, answered

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to claim lives and now ranks as the largest in history, here are answers to some of the questions you might have about the deadly virus and its spread.

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When a solar lantern is a beacon of safety

Life in a camp for displaced people can be risky for women and girls. But a simple piece of technology provides a measure of protection after dark.