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From the streets of Kibera to the pages of Vogue: Meet...

On the outskirts of Kibera is the home-studio of David Ochieng;  a simple room bursting with scraps of colourful kitenge fabrics, sewing machines, and...

Rwandan universities eye safe reopening

On a sunny morning, one man is hanging a banner on the wall at the University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies of Rwanda...

Namibian farmers turn to locally produced biochar as fertilizer

A group of Namibian farmers are changing the face of farming in the normally infertile soils of the desert that characterizes the Southern African...

Irreecha: Thousands of Ethiopians celebrate popular thanksgiving festival

Hiwot Tesfaye, a diaspora-based Ethiopian, is excited to celebrate Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving event celebrated by millions of Ethiopians annually, for the first...

Feature: Chinese firm drills wells in Egyptian desert to help reclaim...

A giant drilling rig can be seen from a distance in the heart of the desert west of Upper Egypt's Minya Province, surrounded by...

Implement health policy for sickle cell patients in Africa: Sickle cell...

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells in people’s bodies. Normally, red blood cells (RBCs) transport oxygen throughout...

Feature: Vertical gardening trend blooms in Kenya amid climate change, pandemic

From use of soil-less technology to growing plants in ordinary sacks, vertical gardening is taking root in Kenya as land sizes shrink and climatic...

Feature: Engaging the youth in COVID-19 interventions in Zambia

It has been noted the world over that there is a need to fully engage young people in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

Kenya’s COVID-19 home-based care boosts recoveries, eases burden on health system

When Joan Macharia's brother early this month had symptoms of COVID-19 that include dry cough and fever, he visited a government hospital in the...

Feature: Egypt steadily works towards eradicating unsafe slums

"My dream of having a new house has come true," said Abdel Rahim Mohamed, a 40-year-old electricity technician who has moved into Al-Asmarat residential...
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