#Africa

  • Article: 4 Lessons the World Can Learn From Africa on Tackling a Health Crisis

    4 Lessons the World Can Learn From Africa on Tackling a Health Crisis

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 7, 2020

    Many African countries have beaten outbreaks before — strengthening the continent's COVID response. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of All Jobs in Africa Could Be Lost to COVID-19, Warns UN Development Programme

    Nearly Half of All Jobs in Africa Could Be Lost to COVID-19, Warns UN Development Programme

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 6, 2020

    The pandemic threatens to hit the world's poorest nations disproportionately. Read more

  • Article: 3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 31, 2020

    Africa has a “very good window of opportunity” to take action. Read more

  • Article: Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 23, 2020

    More than a third of people in West and Central Africa do not have access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna's Foundation Just Gave $5 Million to Frontline Coronavirus Relief Efforts

    Rihanna's Foundation Just Gave $5 Million to Frontline Coronavirus Relief Efforts

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 23, 2020

    Stars around the world are uniting in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: What Does Universal Quality Education Really Mean for Sub-Saharan Africa?

    What Does Universal Quality Education Really Mean for Sub-Saharan Africa?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 4, 2020

    Some 32 million children in the region are out of school. Read more

  • Article: How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    By Helen Lock|Feb. 25, 2020

    The UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa has helped 452,000 people switch from kerosine to solar. Read more