#africa

  • Article: How Nigerian Musician Femi Kuti Is Making an Impact on the Lives of Young Africans
    Education

    How Nigerian Musician Femi Kuti Is Making an Impact on the Lives of Young Africans

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 30, 2018

    “I am passionate about my people.” Read more

  • Article: This African City May Be the First Ever With 100 Million People Living in It
    Citizenship

    This African City May Be the First Ever With 100 Million People Living in It

    March 29, 2018|Voice of America

    It would be the biggest city in a world of 14 billion people, according to a new study. Read more

  • Article: This Refugee School Is Giving Hope and Free Education to Kids in Uganda
    Education

    This Refugee School Is Giving Hope and Free Education to Kids in Uganda

    March 28, 2018|Voice of America

    Children displaced by conflict in surrounding countries find community at Coburwas. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal
    Citizenship

    Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    But the persecution of the LGBTQ commnunity persists throughout the world. Read more

  • Article: Liberia's Celebrated FGM Ban Will Only Last a Year
    Girls & Women

    Liberia's Celebrated FGM Ban Will Only Last a Year

    Jan. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists want new president George Weah to push for a permanent ban. Read more

  • Article: Ivory Coast Teens Are Taking Care of Classmates' Kids So They Can Stay in School
    Education

    Ivory Coast Teens Are Taking Care of Classmates' Kids So They Can Stay in School

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Young mothers continue their education thanks to their best friends and sisters. Read more

  • Article: In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That
    Girls & Women

    In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That

    By David Brand|Nov. 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Bride prices reduce women to property and reinforce gender discrimination, she argues. Read more

  • Article: Why Wells Are Killing People in Conflict Zones
    Water & Sanitation

    Why Wells Are Killing People in Conflict Zones

    Aug. 24, 2016|Concern Worldwide

    In Gaga, a mundane task like fetching water can serve as a reminder of the horror that took place. Read more