#Africa

  • Article: Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  • Article: #AfricansUnite: Some of the Continent's Biggest Music Stars Are Putting on a Show Against Xenophobia in South Africa

    #AfricansUnite: Some of the Continent's Biggest Music Stars Are Putting on a Show Against Xenophobia in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    It follows a spate of violent attacks targeting African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 5, 2019

    Sarah Diouf hopes to open a production facility with 100 to 150 tailors. Read more

  • Article: Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda, and punishable with up to life in prison. Read more

  • Article: African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The World Health Organization has declared the virus a global health emergency. Read more

  • Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Monitoring Suspended in South Sudan After 3 Aid Workers Were Killed

    Ebola Monitoring Suspended in South Sudan After 3 Aid Workers Were Killed

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    A total of 115 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since December 2013. Read more