Poor economic stability has been the ultimate factor driving Gambian emigration. Since gaining independence in 1965, Gambia has experienced high levels of unemployment, particularly among the younger generations. This problem has caused a... READ MORE
Below are the latest positive stories from Africa.
The Instagram account Everyday Africa is made up of photos and captions that work to dispel the common idea of Africa as simply a poor, war-torn, underdeveloped continent. While acknowledging that conflict and... READ MORE
The 1994 genocide in Rwanda left the country deeply divided and hopeless. In an effort to re-establish a sense of community and restore hope, Felicite Rwemarika formed a women’s soccer team. Megan Specia,... READ MORE
The Benebikira Sisters, the oldest indigenous congregation in Rwanda, have a number of nuns in their community referred to as “Sister Listeners.” Their job is simply to listen – to listen in order... READ MORE
A Kenyan man has been driving numerous hours to Tsavo West National Park four days a week to deliver thousands of gallons of water to animals – elephants, buffalo, antelopes, and zebras –... READ MORE