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Reporters Diary: Villagers learn new technique to fight climate change

Beyond the ‘home of heroes’ that is Eldoret Town in South-Eastern Kenya lies Elgeyo-Marakwet County close to 100 kilometres away. It is characterized by rolling...

Local journalists help flatten COVID-19 curve in Africa’s refugee camps

“Refugees both in Kakuma and Kalobeyei are panicking due to news of the pandemic… health facilities are poor & few doctors,” KANERE (short for...

Meet Joyce Muramba, Kenya’s mangrove mama

Along the coast of Watamu, north of Mombasa, a narrow wooden boardwalk meanders through a dense forest of mangrove trees. Rising from the water,...

Khadjou Sambe’s Olympic dream inspires Senegal’s next wave of female surfers

The setting sun casts a gold light over the water as Khadjou Sambe and her student stare into the horizon, waiting patiently for the...

Senegal’s surf schools: Making waves along the peninsula

If you stand along Dakar’s coastline and gaze past the Mosque of la Divinite, the rolling waves of the Atlantic are rarely a solitary...

The Flying Dodo: insights from a Beer Hunter

Any beer drinker will tell you that the first thing that gets them is the sweat on the bottle. Moving past that, the act...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Speech interpretation can provide adventure, challenges and a good life

Imagine a job that involves frequent travel around the world, occasionally sharing the same room with some of the world's most influential people, a job...

Taking the risk out of accessing sexual health information online  

There are multiple online platforms when it comes to Sexual Reproductive Health-SRH information. Sexual reproductive health advocates say, the amount of misinformation on sexual health...

Fighting deforestation using seedballs

Kenya’s forest cover is below 10% but efforts are being steered to reach that mark. But by the pace at which conventional tree planting...
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