While primary education has been free in Ghana since 1995, the government recently moved to make public high school free as well. Calling it a “necessary investment in the nation’s future workforce,” free... READ MORE
Below are the latest positive stories from Africa.
To increase electricity access in Rwanda, a 42-acre solar field was constructed on land leased from Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village 60 kilometers from Kigali. The youth village is a boarding school that houses around... READ MORE
Most women in developed countries often take their access to and choices of sanitary pads for granted. In some parts of the world, the lack of proper menstrual hygiene products still poses one... READ MORE
Instilling a positive self image from childhood is a way to liberate the mind as children grow into productive members of society. This is especially true for the African child who’s future is... READ MORE
Nigerian activist Rebecca Dali received the prestigious Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation award for her humanitarian work with those abducted by Boko Haram militants. She accepted the award on August 19, 2017, at... READ MORE