By Barbara Borst — Nigeria lies less than 200 miles from Ghana along the western bulge of Africa – close enough to show Ghanaians how dangerous oil wealth can be for a […]
Barbara Borst teaches journalism and international affairs at New York University. She worked in South Africa and Kenya for five years and in France for another five. She has reported from Africa, Europe and North America for The Associated Press, The Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News, The Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post and Inter Press Service, among others. She has written for GlobalPost and is a Huffington Post blogger. She is the founder of the reporting websites Civicidea.com and Tutawaza.com.
By Barbara Borst — Nyarugusu Camp, Tanzania –More than 100,000 Burundians fleeing renewed political violence in their country have poured into neighboring Tanzania since April. They knew they would be safe here; […]