#Africa

  • Article: Ai Weiwei Says ‘The Only Solution to the Refugee Crisis Will Be a Human Solution’
    Citizenship

    Ai Weiwei Says ‘The Only Solution to the Refugee Crisis Will Be a Human Solution’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 6, 2017

    Global Citizen caught up with Ai Weiwei at the UK premiere of his documentary “Human Flow”. Read more

  • Article: How Goats, Sheep, and Chickens Are Eliminating Child Marriage in Ethiopia
    Girls & Women

    How Goats, Sheep, and Chickens Are Eliminating Child Marriage in Ethiopia

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 4, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The power of a pair of chickens. Read more

  • Article: Lil Jon Is Opening Two Schools in Ghana — And Bringing Education to Hundreds of Students
    Education

    Lil Jon Is Opening Two Schools in Ghana — And Bringing Education to Hundreds of Students

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 30, 2017

    YEAHHH! OKAYYY! Read more

  • Article: A Girl With Albinism Just Defied the Odds to Come Top in Kenya's School Exams
    Education

    A Girl With Albinism Just Defied the Odds to Come Top in Kenya's School Exams

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 24, 2017

    People with albinism face “deep-seated discrimination” across Africa. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in
    Citizenship

    Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 24, 2017

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to “serve all people.” Read more

  • Article: ‘I’m Just a Child’: These 3 Girl Brides Share Their Heartbreaking Stories to Put an End to Early Marriage
    Girls & Women

    ‘I’m Just a Child’: These 3 Girl Brides Share Their Heartbreaking Stories to Put an End to Early Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Gloria, twice widowed by 17, was left alone to give birth. Read more

  • Article: After 37 Years in Power, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Is Stepping Down
    Citizenship

    After 37 Years in Power, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Is Stepping Down

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 21, 2017

    “I can’t believe he’s gone. I am so happy.” Read more

  • Article: The Democratic Republic of Congo Faces ‘Level 3’ Humanitarian Emergency
    Health

    The Democratic Republic of Congo Faces ‘Level 3’ Humanitarian Emergency

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 16, 2017

    40,000 have suffered from cholera in the past year. Read more