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Hit by COVID, Senegal’s women find renewed hope in fishing

Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and...

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...

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...

Eco-Lodge, traditional cuisines a complete African experience

The Afrika Kenya Village on Kenya's coast has a cluster of traditional huts hidden in the midst of the serene Mtwapa Creek. The clay and...

China’s Hunan province brings cultural offerings to Kenya in Nairobi showcase

The landlocked south-central Chinese province of Hunan may be half a world away from Nairobi but on Thursday evening, a variety show organized by...

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...

Locust swarm begins to take an economic toll

For farmers in Kenya’s upper eastern region, the rain that fell during November and December was a blessing. The rain allowed the farmers to begin...

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...

Third ‘smart jacket’ prototype that diagnoses pneumonia set to debut in...

   by Anastacia Waweru  24-year-old Brian Turyabagye, co-inventor of a biomedical smart jacket is hoping to soon become a leading techpreneur in East Africa and the...

Zambian spice traders prosper, as COVID-wary customers shell out for medicinal...

It has become a daily practice for 38-year-old Doreen Nyoya, a resident of Lusaka, Zambia's capital, to buy fresh spices and make a concoction...
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