Anders Kelto

Anders Kelto appears in the following:

The Ebola Survivor Who Works In An Ebola Ward

Friday, September 26, 2014

When the 23-year-old Sierra Leonean tells patients to follow their doctors' orders and to keep fighting, they really listen.


Despite Pledges Of Help, Ebola Crisis Worsens In Sierra Leone

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Many in Sierra Leone say they still have faith that Ebola will be eliminated soon, but there's still a sense of terror and uncertainty throughout the country.


Worsening Ebola Crisis Elevates Sierra Leone's State Of Emergency

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A three-day national lockdown ended on Sunday, but police are setting up more checkpoints along the roads. And, three new districts — home to tens of thousands of people — were put under quarantine.


3-Day Ebola Lockdown Ends In Sierra Leone

Monday, September 22, 2014

People are allowed out of their homes and may return to work. The country-wide shutdown was an attempt to spread public health messages about Ebola and to potentially identify new patients.


Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.


Sierra Leone On Lockdown Over Ebola

Friday, September 19, 2014

The government is sending thousands of volunteers door-to-door, trying to find people who've had contact with people sick with Ebola, as well as hidden pockets of the disease.


A Happy Marriage, A Terrible Secret, A Healthy Baby

Thursday, September 11, 2014

They were married in South Africa. The next day, he told his bride he was HIV positive. Soon after, she tested positive. And she thought nothing in her life would ever go right.


You Won't Catch Ebola From A Giraffe In Tanzania

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Fear of the virus has raised worries about travel to Africa — for safaris in Tanzania, for school programs in South Africa. But London is closer to the outbreak's epicenter than Johannesburg is.


Facing A Toxic Dump In South Africa, He Cleaned Up

Monday, July 14, 2014

Desmond D'Sa fought a landfill that took over a beautiful valley and sickened residents with its awful smell. He lost his job but won the battle — and the Goldman Environmental Prize.


How The Millennials May Save America

Monday, July 14, 2014

Millennials are the most populous generation in America. From a demographic perspective, this is very good news.


What If The World Cup Were Awarded For Saving Trees And Drinking Soda?

Saturday, July 12, 2014

We thought you'd get a kick out of seeing how the four teams in the final World Cup matches stack up in global health and development.


He Never Really Liked Soccer Until He Made A Movie About It

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Juan Rendon was not a fan. Then he co-directed This Is Not a Ball, a documentary that took him to the slums of Brazil and to an amputee league in Sierra Leone.


2010 World Cup Helped South Africa Attract Latin American Tourists

Friday, July 04, 2014

Brazil's World Cup soccer stadiums and hotels are packed. But events like that don't pay for themselves. South Africa hosted the last World Cup and the country wasn't left entirely empty handed.


Today's Highlights | May 07, 2014

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Highlights from Today's Show: South Africans go to the polls in the first general election since the death of Nelson Mandela...Alibaba may unleash a giant IPO that could start a global tech fight.

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Today's Highlights | March 03, 2014

Monday, March 03, 2014

Also on Today's Show: The murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius gets underway Today. The trial is the stuff of global courtroom theater, with the credibility of a criminal justice system, teams of high profile lawyers, and the fate of a celebrity athlete on the line—and all in front of TV cameras...In the summer of 2007 in Minneapolis, there was a disaster on a bridge with no name. It carried 140,000 vehicles per day before it collapsed without warning one hot Wednesday afternoon, killing 13 people.

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Family Planning: Challenges & Choices in Africa

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Anders Kelto, Africa Correspondent for The World, shares a glimpse of the issues Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa face when it comes to family planning. Those issues range from getting men to participate in the conversation to tackling infertility. Kelto's three-part series "Family Choices: Fertility and Infertility in Africa" recently aired on The World.

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Mandela Day In South Africa and the U.S.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Today, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, is also known as “Mandela Day.” It's a day when people are encouraged to volunteer 67 minutes of their time - that's one minute for each year that Mandela served others in South Africa, while in prison and in politics. Sharing what Mandela Day means at home in South Africa, and abroad, are Anders Kelto, reporter for PRI's The World, and Ntshepeng Motema, a South African living in New York.