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The bookseller of Kinshasa: A lone fight to help DR Congo’s bookworms

In the aircraft hold, Alpha Ramazani has stowed a precious cargo. In Europe, its contents may seem banal. But in the chaotic, rundown capital of the Democratic …

PEACE

2021/05/06

Trees bulldozed to make way for refugee shelters in Sudan

Bulldozers are tearing down trees by the dozen to make way for shelters and provide firewood for refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict at Sudan’s…

PEACE

2021/03/02

IFC-Backed Uber of Trucks Reshapes Nigeria’s Haulage Market

(Bloomberg) — An Uber-like App for trucks is making it easier and cheaper for firms to move goods in Africa’s most populous nation. Freight logistics star…

PEOPLE

2020/03/10

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems

With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the…

PEOPLE

2019/08/28

How Do You Get Medical Supplies Delivered To Remote African Communities? Two Words: Women & Drones

We have made huge strides in reducing child mortality and improving maternal health. Since 1990, there has been more than a 50% decline in preventable child dea…

PEOPLE

2019/08/16

The app that’s improving antenatal care in Cameroon and beyond

Over lunch at a recent workshop, Agbor Ashu, the co-founder and medical director of social enterprise GiftedMom, showed me a small icon of a pregnant woman on h…

PEOPLE

2019/06/13