#Africa

  • Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

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  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages
    Girls & Women

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands
    Health

    The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    Violence and misinformation threaten treatment progress as experts' concerns grow. Read more

  • Article: Impact Investment: What It Is, and How It Can Make You Money While Also 'Saving the World'
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    Impact Investment: What It Is, and How It Can Make You Money While Also 'Saving the World'

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 26, 2019

    Here's everything you need to know to start putting your money where your ethics are. Read more

  • Article: Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.
    Citizenship

    Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 26, 2019

    Freedom Day is an important milestone for the country. Read more

  • Article: #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package
    AdvocacyEducation

    #RaiseTheGrade: Ask the South African Government to Expand the Early Grade Reading Package

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 23, 2019

    Nearly 80% of grade 4 students in South Africa can’t read for meaning. Read more

  • Article: This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People
    Citizenship

    This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People

    By Jana Sepehr|April 17, 2019

    Esther Mbabazi puts a spotlight on the young generation in Africa. Read more

  • Article: Already Under Pressure, Health Services in Uganda Are About to Face a Major Challenge
    Health

    Already Under Pressure, Health Services in Uganda Are About to Face a Major Challenge

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 17, 2019

    The ministry of finance has cut the budget for essential medicines and other health services. Read more