In this video, The World’s Tibisay Zea explains how the war in Ukraine is shaking up a big part of Senegal's food culture.
Energy prices have dropped dramatically. That's cut deeply into the profits of pirates who used to make quick cash commandeering oil tankers.
In Liberia, the first thing pupils do is have their temperatures taken. Schools had been shut for seven months after the Ebola outbreak.
Guest reviewer Tom Schnabel of KCRW spins tracks from the new album "Viva Africando." The group, Africando, is an ensemble of musicians from West Africa and the Caribbean islands. The result is Latin music with African voices.