#Africa

  • Article: Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People
    Food & Hunger

    Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    March 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of Kenyans in need of food aid has risen by almost 70% to 1.1 million since August. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time
    Health

    Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 11, 2019

    Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a banker to become a children’s rights ambassador. Read more

  • Article: African School of Physics Program Aims to Launch More Science Careers
    Education

    African School of Physics Program Aims to Launch More Science Careers

    March 5, 2019|Voice of America

    Each workshop brings together up to 80 students who are trained by top-flight physicists. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region
    Education

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film
    Girls & Women

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education
    Water & Sanitation

    South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 26, 2019

    It's partly thanks to actions taken by you ahead of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates: African Nations Can Have Great Health Care Despite Poverty
    Health

    Bill Gates: African Nations Can Have Great Health Care Despite Poverty

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 19, 2019

    African leaders met to launch a united drive to ensure everyone can access healthcare. Read more