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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...

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...

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...

Mzee Francis: The blind pit latrine digger of Bungoma County

On a bright and Tuesday early morning, we set out on a journey to meet Francis Wasike a 64-year-old blind man in Sitikho village...

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...

Feature: Libya sees boom in domestic desert tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

Juma Al-Ghanai, a Libyan tourist expert, has organized a large desert tourism event for the Libyans who have a passion for exploring their own...

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...

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...

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...

Ghanaian start-up introduces Chinese-made EV to help reduce carbon emissions

For a long time, Ghana's public transportation system has been a key source of carbon dioxide emissions. To address the challenge, SolarTaxi Ghana Limited,...
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