#East Africa

  • Article: War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa
    Girls & Women

    War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Parents can now receive up to 300 cows in bride price, up from about 30 cows during peacetime. Read more

  • Article: At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports
    Girls & Women

    At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The country has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. Read more

  • Article: 14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen
    Food & Hunger

    14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen

    By James O'Hare|March 27, 2017

    Statistics aren't enough. Read more

  • Article: African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!
    Environment

    African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    By Katherine Curtiss |May 9, 2016

    The Great Green Wall Initiative will save Africa’s Sahel and Saharan regions. Read more

  • Article: Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time
    Finance & Innovation

    Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time

    March 22, 2016|Mama Hope

    “We decided that I would travel to 3 communities spending a month documenting each." Read more

  • Article: The end of Uber in Nairobi?
    Finance & Innovation

    The end of Uber in Nairobi?

    By Katherine Curtiss |Feb. 8, 2016

    When an international company threatens business. Read more

  • Article: "Kura Yako": Why Tanzania's future lies in the hands of its youth
    Citizenship

    "Kura Yako": Why Tanzania's future lies in the hands of its youth

    Oct. 23, 2015|Restless Development

    Young Tanzanians get ready to turn up and vote in their thousands Read more

  • Article: Mental health: the good, the bad, and the inhumane treatments
    Health

    Mental health: the good, the bad, and the inhumane treatments

    By Ari Medina|Oct. 22, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    How mental health is treated around the world. Read more