By Ola Orekunrin, edited by Rita Murphy from Think Africa Press. The conventional path for improving healthcare is to build more hospitals and train more doctors. But could Africa speed up progress by... READ MORE
Below are the latest positive stories from Africa.
By AFJN Intern Erika De Leener Namibia’s ruling South West Africa People’s Organization ( SWAPO) party has delivered its promise of equal gender representation.With 51% of Namibia’s population being woman it seems only... READ MORE
Cardinal Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Vatican, has called for the extension of internet and other technological facilities to rural areas in order to improve upon... READ MORE
NAKURU COUNTY, Kenya, Sep 22 2014 (IPS) – Just two years ago, Mary Ondolo, a 50-year-old mother of nine from Kenya’s marginalized, hunter-gatherer community the Ogiek, used to live in a grass thatched,... READ MORE
United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening visited Zambia in July. She said Zambia had enjoyed impressive economic growth and had seen 1.2 million more children in schools and 40... READ MORE