#Kenya

  • Article: How an Unsung Army of Women Is Waging War on COVID-19 in Africa

    How an Unsung Army of Women Is Waging War on COVID-19 in Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 30, 2020

    Community health workers are the foot soldiers who are trusted to save lives. Read more

  • Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2020

    School closures have reportedly led to “mass cuttings” involving hundreds of girls. Read more

  • Article: 4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    June 15, 2020

    Leyla Hussein and Bethel Tadesse discussed sexual violence with activists in Nigeria and Kenya. Read more

  • Article: African Artists, Academics, and Activists Pen Powerful Open Letter Addressing Racism in the US

    African Artists, Academics, and Activists Pen Powerful Open Letter Addressing Racism in the US

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 10, 2020

    “America has broken our hearts. We cannot remain silent.” Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    June 1, 2020

    The number of people who are on the verge of starvation has already risen to 135 million. Read more

  • Article: Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    Only eight of 54 countries have conducted at least 3,000 tests for every million people. Read more

  • Article: 4 Critical Humanitarian Issues That African Countries Should Not Forget as They Fight COVID-19

    4 Critical Humanitarian Issues That African Countries Should Not Forget as They Fight COVID-19

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 20, 2020

    The pandemic exists alongside issues like hunger, child marriage, and extreme poverty. Read more