Kicking a Goal for Inclusivity

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, a New York Times reporter, highlights these … Continued

Listening to Heal a Nation

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 to help the country heal following the … Continued

Reward for Whistleblowers in Zimbabwe

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is offering a 5 percent reward to whistleblowers reporting on individuals and businesses hoarding, selling or illicitly funneling cash out of the country, RBZ governor John Mangudya recently announced. Zimbabwe has been experiencing an … Continued

Africa Stands With Refugees

Somalia’s Minister of Health, Mohammed Abdullahi, recognizes Ethiopia’s admirable position of accepting refugees and offering support while other countries are closing their doors to refugees. There are currently over 800,000 refugees in Ethiopia, making it the largest refugee-hosting country in … Continued

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