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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...

Kenyan youth compete in Chinese martial arts tournament

Chinese martial arts like wushu and kungfu have been around for millennia. But, in recent years, these art forms have been gaining ground as...

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...

South Africa: What’s in store for the upcoming elections?

It has been twenty-five years since Nelson Mandela - the icon of South Africa’s liberation movement - cast his ballot in the country’s first...

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...

As China’s governing party marks centenary, African parties take note

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, a political organization that, over the course of the past...

Kenyan ‘mkunga’ says delivering babies is her ‘God-given calling’

67-year-old Evelyn Wekesa is a traditional birth attendant who has helped thousands of women in Kenya's Bungoma County deliver babies. Wekesa, affectionately referred to as ...

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...

From the streets of Kibera to the pages of Vogue: Meet...

On the outskirts of Kibera is the home-studio of David Ochieng;  a simple room bursting with scraps of colourful kitenge fabrics, sewing machines, and...

Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever

  Dadirai Tsvakai and her family have taken to combining dinner and breakfast - a meal they now eat just after midnight if they are...
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