#sub-Saharan Africa

  • Article: The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School
    Education

    The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 6, 2017

    Over the past decade, the number of school-aged children not in school has only fallen by 1.3%. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village
    Finance & Innovation

    This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 28, 2017

    The Mashambas Skyscraper could revolutionize small farming in rural Africa. Read more

  • Article: Mosquitos Are Drawn to Malaria-Infected Humans, Scientists Discover
    Health

    Mosquitos Are Drawn to Malaria-Infected Humans, Scientists Discover

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 10, 2017

    There’s a silver lining here. Read more

  • Article: At Long Last: A Malaria Vaccine
    Health

    At Long Last: A Malaria Vaccine

    By Luca Powell|Nov. 21, 2016

    The vaccine will be rolled out in sub-saharan Africa by 2018 Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report
    Citizenship

    1 in 5 Children Live in Extreme Poverty: World Bank Report

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 4, 2016

    395 million children are living under conditions of extreme poverty. Read more

  • Video: Meet Evelyn, a Mentor for Women With AIDS in Countries With the Highest Rates
    Health

    Meet Evelyn, a Mentor for Women With AIDS in Countries With the Highest Rates

    Sept. 14, 2016|Johnson & Johnson

    Girls account for 71 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

  • Article: New Service Predicts Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers
    Food & Hunger

    New Service Predicts Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers

    By Samra Seifu|July 20, 2016

    A Swedish tech company’s latest innovation predicts rainfall and weather at record accuracy. Read more

  • Article: 27 more nations set to be malaria free by 2020
    Health

    27 more nations set to be malaria free by 2020

    By Katherine Curtiss |April 26, 2016

    The WHO prediction crucially includes 6 African nations-a major win! Read more