Below are the latest positive stories from Africa.

Uganda’s first women-only gym

Fitness is big business, but in countries like Uganda in East Africa being a woman and going to the gym can be a bit daunting. Women have to battle for space, find “socially... READ MORE

Happy Independence Day, Tanzania, April 26.

Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. Today Tanzania is a country of 45 million people, a multi-party... READ MORE

Independence Day for Senegal, April 4th

Powerful European countries competed for the trade of Senegal, until France finally gained control over it in 1677. Traders dealt in wax, amber, gold, ivory, and also participated in the slave trade. In... READ MORE

Happy Independence Day Namibia- March 21

Unknown to many is that the first and the most devastating 20th century genocide happened in Namibia.  The Republic of Namibia declared its independence from South Africa on March 21, 1990. South Africa... READ MORE

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe and Sewing Hope

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, native of Uganda and Sacred Heart Sister, was conferred an honorary doctor of humane letters recently by Duquesne University as part of its 2015 Founders Week: Faces of Courage celebration.... READ MORE

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