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Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana's capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well...

Meet the campaigner urging Botswana youth to embrace bicycles

It has become the norm among Botswana youth to graduate, get a job and immediately buy a car, even if it means securing a...

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...

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...
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