#Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Article: Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The West African country has a history of extreme weather, and climate change is making it worse. Read more

  • Article: This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 11, 2019

    The WHO aims to eliminate the disease by 2025 — and prawns could help. Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    By Imogen Calderwood|Energise Africa|June 18, 2019

    Over 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live their daily lives without electricity. Read more

  • Article: Half a Million People in Johannesburg Are HIV Positive: Study

    Half a Million People in Johannesburg Are HIV Positive: Study

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 29, 2019

    Research also revealed that KwaZulu-Natal has the highest number of people who are HIV+ globally. Read more

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  • Feature: Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 20, 2018

    About 830 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications every day. Read more

  • Video: Why Ending HIV Starts With Empowering Women and Girls
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    Why Ending HIV Starts With Empowering Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|Johnson & Johnson|Sept. 7, 2018

    Women and girls make up about 75% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Ending Patterns of Sexual Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This Activist Is Ending Patterns of Sexual Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2018

    “Being a survivor and having two girls, I couldn’t let this cycle of sexual trauma continue." Read more