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
Below are the latest positive stories from Africa.
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
AFJN is pleased to see successful African women increasingly receiving the recognition they deserve. In March, Forbes highlighted several female entrepreneurs whose stars are rising on the continent. In April, Google doodle honored... READ MORE
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... READ MORE