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Friday, September 07, 2018
In late 2017, the South African city — hit by a historic drought — faced the possibility it would have to shut off its water supply within six months. A musical challenge helped avert that disaster.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The 22-year-old singer has been likened to David Bowie in fashion sense, Morrissey in vocal similarities and Father John Misty in his knack for satirical and apocalyptic-themed lyrics.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The new Netflix film chronicles the rapper's early career.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
"I like to understand music as a conversation," the Balkan singer says. "Music is language."
Friday, December 15, 2017
AOL instant messenger signed off for the final time this morning — 20 years after changing online communication.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Actress Tippi Hedren talks with her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith, and her granddaughter, actress Dakota Johnson, about how being a woman in Hollywood has — and hasn't — changed over the years.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Musicians love to sing about cars — but they've also referenced mustard, bandages and chocolate. Bloomberg reporter Kim Bhasin talks about analyzing the lyrics of popular songs for brand mentions.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Five teachers were inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame this year and NPR's Claudio Sanchez sat down with them to get their take on what it means to be a teacher.
Monday, July 17, 2017
The first-ever international high school robotics competition is happening in Washington, D.C., this week. Over 150 countries from six continents sent teams to compete.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
A monthlong expedition into one of the deepest, least-documented places on the planet discovered hundreds of unknown species. The finds included a "faceless fish" undocumented there since 1873.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
From DACA to FAFSA, a Senate squeaker to a Supreme Court do-over, it was a busy week for education news in the nation's capital.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
A group of fifth graders from Shepherd Elementary in Washington, D.C., gets a taste of king cake at the French embassy. They're visiting as part of the city's Embassy Adoption Program, which pairs embassies with local public school students.