#Africa

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion
    Finance & Innovation

    A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 9, 2019

    This is the biggest economic deal created since the World Trade Organization was launched in 1994. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel
    Education

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
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    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: The City of Johannesburg Is Turning 37 Factories Into 3,000 Homes
    Finance & Innovation

    The City of Johannesburg Is Turning 37 Factories Into 3,000 Homes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 2, 2019

    Lack of housing is one of the biggest problems in the city. Read more

  • Article: South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing
    Girls & Women

    South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    “Koffi Olomide has a documented history of committing violence directed at women.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More
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    4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 18, 2019|Energise Africa

    Over 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live their daily lives without electricity. Read more