Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged to bury his government’s enemies “with our blood” last week, in an inflammatory speech marking the one-year anniversary of the war in the country’s northern Tigray region.
The men were shot as they slept outside, having spent their days underground, choking in the Sahel dust, digging and panning for gold.
At first glance, the image looks like a standard drawing that could easily be found in the pages of a medical textbook or on the walls of a doctor’s office.
When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on October 20, 2020, she immediately thought of her son who had earlier left home to join the hundreds of young people protesting against police brutality at the site.
Co-founded by publisher Angela Wachuka and author Wanjiru Koinange, Book Bunk is working to renovate libraries across Nairobi.
Nitin Gajria, Google’s managing director for sub-Saharan Africa, shares the company’s plan to improve internet connectivity in Africa and support the continent’s digital transformation.
Across Ghana, the creation of green bonds may help pay for environmental priorities and could pave the road towards sustainability.
Growing up in an underdeveloped zone of Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, Musa Motha says his surroundings weren’t exactly idyllic. But he did have a dusty, make-shift soccer pitch directly across the street from his home. And for Motha, it was “paradise,” he said.
Nigerian startup ColdHubs provides solar-powered food storage units designed to keep food fresh at markets and farms.
Fernando Espinoza, 29, landed Monday afternoon at New York’s JFK International Airport to a welcoming party that included his mother, Sara Espinoza, and executives from the nonprofit Richardson Center who negotiated his return. “I obviously made some mistakes, but multiple other parties made several mistakes as well, and it all just snowballed,” Fernando Espinoza told… Continue reading An American teacher held in Libya for 6 weeks is now home in the US