#Africa

  • Article: $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business
    Finance & Innovation

    $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business

    May 29, 2018|News Deeply

    The UN fund is dedicated to supporting women-led companies on the African continent. Read more

  • Feature: These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent
    FeatureCitizenship

    These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Daniele Selby|May 24, 2018

    Western media often portrays Africa as having one uniform culture — these photos prove otherwise. Read more

  • Article: These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

    May 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    From Accra to Dar es Salaam, these cities pledged to clean up the environment. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of Canada Brings Light to Tanzania — Literally
    Environment

    This Global Citizen of Canada Brings Light to Tanzania — Literally

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 1, 2018

    Karibu is a social enterprise that created solar-powered lights to replace kerosene. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women

    By Daniele Selby|May 1, 2018

    She was the first elected female president of any African nation, but doesn't plan to be the last. Read more

  • Article: Africans Are Among the Best Educated US Immigrants, Study Finds
    Citizenship

    Africans Are Among the Best Educated US Immigrants, Study Finds

    April 26, 2018|Voice of America

    They have higher rates of college education than native-born Americans. Read more

  • Article: Antibiotics Can Dramatically Reduce Infant Deaths in Africa, Study Shows
    Health

    Antibiotics Can Dramatically Reduce Infant Deaths in Africa, Study Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 26, 2018

    Antibiotics could potentially reduce child deaths rates in the same way as vaccines. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia's Quest for the 'Perfect Chicken' Could Help Beat Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Ethiopia's Quest for the 'Perfect Chicken' Could Help Beat Hunger

    April 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Each generation lives longer, is more resilient, and is less susceptible to diseases. Read more