This Is Africa spoke to Kenyan climate activist, Wanjũhĩ Njoroge about grassroots activism, the implications of complacency, and how gender bias encroaches on even the most valiant collective effort.
Meet the 10 brave African climate and environmental activists who are taking decisive action in their communities and mobilising citizens in rallying for inclusive and just climate action.
Africa’s youth are key to the success of the agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the world’s largest free trade area in terms of participating countries.
Lady Justice Koome Martha Karambu has made history after being nominated Kenya’s first woman Chief Justice by the Judicial Service Commission. Justice Koome is set to become Kenya’s 15th Chief Justice.
In the face of a global economic recession a Zimbabwean medical waste management startup has shown great resilience in unprecedented times, exploiting opportunities opened up by the pandemic. WASTiNNOVA helps health institutions with safe and proper disposal of medical waste.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as the first woman and the first African director general of the World Trade Organisation is a win for women globally.
The community of future-oriented African thinkers and doers met on the 10th and 11th of December 2020 to reflect on various challenges and achievements at the 2020 African Crossroads hybrid edition. We recognise and celebrate the huge contributions of other indefatigable Africans who have made a significant impact in keeping the Pan-African dream alive.
James Apiya Ogutu is a man that came to the city of Nairobi with a plan and his hard work has paid off. Today, at 46, he is a successful entrepreneur with an inspirational story.
In 1986 Julius Okello was forced into Uganda’s Bush War as a child soldier. Tenacity and hope delivered him through a personal wilderness to his PhD.