Zimbabwe’s top court has outlawed child marriage

Zimbabwe’s top court has outlawed child marriage

The case was bought after two former child brides, Loveness Mudzuru and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi, took the government to court in an attempt to challenge the discriminatory nature of Zimbabwe's Marriage Act.
Mathare Foundation puts cameras in the hands of Kenya’s kids

Mathare Foundation puts cameras in the hands of Kenya’s kids

Mathare Foundation believes that changing youth mentalities can change a country’s future. This community-based organization registered with the Kenyan government offers training and opportunities in photography, as well as soccer and performing arts, to Mathare youths between the ages of 10 and 16.
Meet the woman teaching Ghana’s kids to code

Meet the woman teaching Ghana’s kids to code

This week, we've had the honor of speaking to Ghana Code Club founder Ernestina Edem Appiah about her rise from IT secretary to coder, business owner, NGO founder, and spearhead of coding in Ghanaian schools!
Africa: 10 places to go in 2016

Africa: 10 places to go in 2016

The New York Times recently published their annual list of 52 places to go in 2016. Seeing that there were only a handful of destinations from Africa in the past few years, we decided to put together our own list of our favorite cities, countries, and attractions on the continent!
8 African startups leading the way to ending poverty

8 African startups leading the way to ending poverty

South African tech writer and speaker Toby Shapshak says, “In Africa, necessity is the mother of invention.” There's certainly a boom in exciting new companies that are tackling vital issues across the continent. We've picked eight of the best #GlobalGoal busting startups that are gaining serious momentum!
Breakfasts from 6 different African countries!

Breakfasts from 6 different African countries!

As we all know, a nutritious breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In light of this, we're shining a spotlight on typical breakfasts that can be found in six different African countries!
What did President Obama say during the State of the Union?

What did President Obama say during the State of the Union?

"When we help African countries feed their people and care for the sick, that prevents the next pandemic from reaching our shores. Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS, and we have the capacity to accomplish the same thing with malaria ."