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Woman defies odds to join Rwanda’s male-dominated moto-taxi industry

  Xinhua, March 28, 2021 by James Gashumba and Lyu Tianran In Kicukiro trading center located in Kigali's suburb, streets roar with the sound of commercial motorcycles...

Zimbabwe’s elderly say they’re happy with Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, take their...

Zimbabwe's elderly people have taken heed of the government's call for them to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and are among those trooping to the...

Kenya’s rural community health volunteers on frontline of saving lives

Jael Onditi is a community health volunteer (CHV), community-based personnel that supplements the formal health system in promoting disease prevention in remote villages in...

Zambian policy helping young mothers on education

At 23 years, Mailes Mbewe is a trained medical officer specializing in clinical medicine. And she is also the mother of a seven-year-old boy. This...

Mobile money services boost employment for Zambian youth

The mobile phone communication services industry has over the years provided a host of employment opportunities across Africa through its range of services. Among the...

Raising awareness around Down Syndrome in Uganda

As the world commemorated the World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, a woman in the suburbs of the Ugandan capital Kampala is raising...

Feeding East Africa’s hungry from a single port

The World Food Programme supplies hundreds of thousands of metric tons of food per year to hungry people across the continent. The life-giving supplies...

Invasive crows plague Kenya’s coast

Originally introduced by colonialists in the early 20th century to control garbage, Indian house crows have become an unwelcome fixture of coastal Kenya's wildlife...

Mzee Francis: The blind pit latrine digger of Bungoma County

On a bright and Tuesday early morning, we set out on a journey to meet Francis Wasike a 64-year-old blind man in Sitikho village...

Kenyan ‘mkunga’ says delivering babies is her ‘God-given calling’

67-year-old Evelyn Wekesa is a traditional birth attendant who has helped thousands of women in Kenya's Bungoma County deliver babies. Wekesa, affectionately referred to as ...
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