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Former Ugandan street child trains ghetto youth in performing arts

Clinton Kibuuka is a performing artist whose talent was nurtured in one of the notorious slums in Uganda's capital city Kampala. Kibuuka, 24, had a...

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...

Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

China-built tallest skyscraper in Africa topped out in Egypt’s new capital

With a commanding view of the modern buildings sprouting up in the central business district (CBD) of Egypt's new administrative capital, guests from China...

Women in Malawi react to female cabinet appointments

Just a few days after the swearing-in of new ministers in Malawi, women in rural communities have shown optimism with a good representation of...

Climbing date palms to feed a family: How one Egyptian woman...

"This difficult job I have pursued is easier than the harsh conditions I faced as a woman," said Sabria Sebai, an Egyptian in her...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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