#East Africa

  • Article: Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 31, 2018

    Unable to meet high legal fees, hundreds of women in Kenya are becoming their own advocates. Read more

  • Article: War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa

    War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 28, 2018

    Parents can now receive up to 300 cows in bride price, up from about 30 cows during peacetime. Read more

  • Article: At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    By Phineas Rueckert|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 27, 2017

    The country has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. Read more

  • Article: Photos Of The Most Famine-Threatened Countries in the World

    Photos Of The Most Famine-Threatened Countries in the World

    By James O'Hare|March 27, 2017

    Statistics aren't enough. Read more

  • Article: 97 People Died in Protests in Ethiopia Over the Weekend

    97 People Died in Protests in Ethiopia Over the Weekend

    By Samra Seifu|Aug. 11, 2016

    What you need to know about Ethiopia’s Oromo protests. Read more

  • Article: African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    By Katherine Curtiss |May 9, 2016

    The Great Green Wall Initiative will save Africa’s Sahel and Saharan regions. Read more

  • Article: Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time

    Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time

    From Mama Hope|March 22, 2016

    “We decided that I would travel to 3 communities spending a month documenting each." Read more

  • Article: The end of Uber in Nairobi?

    The end of Uber in Nairobi?

    By Katherine Curtiss |Feb. 8, 2016

    When an international company threatens business. Read more