Anders Kelto was "PRI's The World’s" Africa Correspondent, based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Anders Kelto was PRI's The World’s Africa correspondent, formerly based in Cape Town, South Africa. His primary focus is on health and development, and he also covers breaking news, politics, and culture. He has reported on everything from medical circumcision in rural South Africa, to media reforms in Zimbabwe, to discrimination against HIV-positive pregnant women in Kenya, to the disappearance of traditional names in Ethiopia.
It's hard to imagine the life of a refugee. A new exhibit from Doctors Without Borders hopes to make it easier.
Conrad Koch is a white South African comedian with a black puppet, whose comedy often touches on race. But as one critic recently asked, is this performance just a modern form of blackface?
Hundreds of thousands of women in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from a complication that leaves them incontinent and often shamed after childbirth. But there's help for women to heal both physically and emotionally — and it's working for one mother in Malawi.
Efforts are underway in Malawi to crack down on music piracy. But for some homegrown musicians there, the crackdown might be worse than the actual piracy of their music.
Oscar Pistorius, the South African amputee athlete who runs on high-tech blades, is about to go on trial for the murder of his girlfriend. Many in his country view the tragic case as a morality tale. But what, exactly, is the moral?
When reporter Anders Kelto embedded himself in a South African high school for a year, he expected to learn a lot from the experience. But there were several lessons he didn't anticipate.
Over the past year, reporter Anders Kelto has profiled a public high school in Cape Town. Now, he's not the only one asking questions and holding a microphone.
At the beginning of her senior year in high school, a South African student had big dreams. But by the end of the year, she was forced to reconsider her future.
For years, high schools in South Africa have warned female students about the risks of dating older men. But for one girl in poverty, it is hard to say "no" to a sugar daddy.
An American radio listener heard the story of an impoverished South African high school student and raised $1,000 to help him. How would he respond?