#Africa

  • Article: Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes
    Health

    Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 17, 2019

    A new study found the repellent in parasitic nematodes Read more

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride
    Girls & Women

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more

  • Article: This South African University Has a Food Bank So Students Can Concentrate on Their Studies
    Food & Hunger

    This South African University Has a Food Bank So Students Can Concentrate on Their Studies

    By Thato Mahlangu|Jan. 14, 2019

    Students should only be worrying about assignments. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Says Schoolgirls Will Not Undergo FGM Screening After Backlash
    Girls & Women

    Kenya Says Schoolgirls Will Not Undergo FGM Screening After Backlash

    Jan. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An official said that girls were screened in order to prosecute parents and traditional cutters Read more

  • Article: This Global Teacher Prize Finalist Is Revolutionising Literacy in South Africa
    AdvocacyEducation

    This Global Teacher Prize Finalist Is Revolutionising Literacy in South Africa

    Dec. 20, 2018

    Majorie Brown is officially one of the best teachers in the world. Read more

  • Article: Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood

    Dec. 20, 2018|Voice of America

    The $70,000 project will also lessen sexual attacks on women who often walk for hours to find water. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike
    Health

    Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 19, 2018

    Doctors were protesting against the lack of medical equipment and resources. Read more

  • Article: 10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Genital Cutting in Sierra Leone
    Girls & Women

    10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Genital Cutting in Sierra Leone

    Dec. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A local activist said 67 other girls have been initiated and are awaiting medical examination. Read more