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Sunday, August 06, 2017
It's a pestilence that strikes goats, sheep and other small ruminants in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It can wipe out nearly an entire herd. Now there's a vaccine campaign to wipe the virus out.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
"This is my last year in concert," Aretha Franklin said earlier this year. For a fan who has seen her more than a dozen times, this meant one last chance to witness the queen of soul in person.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
For an upcoming series of stories, we'd like to explore the world of taboos. And we welcome your suggestions.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Carl Manlan and his wife started their family in Switzerland. It's a great place to raise kids, he says. So why did they decide to move back to their native Africa?
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Goats and Soda: What's our mission? And what's behind our name?
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Goats eat a lot of argan tree fruit. But its seeds are big. A study looks at the manner of expulsion: poop or spit. And yes, it does matter when it comes to new tree growth.
Monday, May 22, 2017
The world is riveted by the ongoing refugee crisis. Less so by the ongoing — and much larger — internally displaced persons crisis.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
It all started when a school was demolished — for reasons not entirely clear — over the weekend in Nairobi.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Raj Panjabi must use the award "to solve a timely, pressing problem." Here's what he plans to do.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled the civil war in South Sudan and resettled in Uganda. This 12-minute documentary shows the daily struggle to get water.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
It's complicated to confirm a death. But a new study gives a minimum number of health workers who've been killed since the war began six years ago.
Friday, February 10, 2017
This week, armed men ambushed and killed the field workers in Afghanistan. Two others are missing. So far, no one knows who did it — or what the motive was.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Three master chefs created a special candy 'to raise awareness on food waste and hunger' and served it at Davos, where the intellectual elite meet to ponder the world's problems.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Kennedy Odede was living on the streets, getting into fights. He was looking for hope. And he found it in the story of Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Since our blog is called Goats and Soda, we believe it is our duty to bring you global goat news.
Monday, December 19, 2016
Employees of Pakistan International Airlines sacrificed the animal to mark the first flight of an ATR turboprop plane since the fleet was grounded following a Dec. 7 crash.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Dr. Raj Panjabi started Last Mile Health to bring health care to remote parts of Liberia. Now he has received the very generous TED Prize, to be used to fulfill "a wish."
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The goal is to bring vital but neglected stories to the public eye.
Saturday, November 05, 2016
One man at Malawi's Zomba Prison said that music is a form of freedom for the inmates, transporting them to a better place.