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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...

Zambian spice traders prosper, as COVID-wary customers shell out for medicinal...

It has become a daily practice for 38-year-old Doreen Nyoya, a resident of Lusaka, Zambia's capital, to buy fresh spices and make a concoction...

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...

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...

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...

Fight to rid Zimbabwe of the colonial legacy of landmines bears...

Mount Darwin District in Zimbabwe's Mashonaland Central Province has been declared landmine free following landmine clearance efforts by the government. The southern African country is...

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...

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...

Meet the youths on the frontlines of Namibia’s COVID-19 fight

Young nurses' passion for bolstering health care for patients gets stronger in Namibia despite risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The country with a...
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