Today we celebrate the Day of the African Child with our selection of 10 young adults and children doing remarkable work across the continent.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
Leroy Mwasaru is just 20, but the young innovator has already made great achievements, recently named on the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list in the Business category. Leroy founded Greenpact just after completing high school, and now looks forward to playing a huge role in the renewable energy sector in Kenya.
At the age of 21 years old, Phetogo Molawa became 2nd Lieutenant in the South African Air Force and the first African woman to attain her helicopter licence. Now at the age of 32, Lieutenant Colonel Molawa has made history as the first African woman to be made the Officer Commanding based at the Air Force Station Port Elizabeth.
Political ethics and sports don’t match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
Dr Richard Munang is a climate change and development policy expert. Here he talks about his latest book.
Rafael Marques has been honoured with the International Press Institute’s World Press Freedom Hero Award, which recognises journalists who have made significant contributions to the promotion of press freedom, particularly at great personal risk.
Various countries on the continent are encouraging young boys and girls to learn robotics. Namibia’s first robotics school, ROBOTSCHOOL, will be launched, in June this year by Bjorn and Kirstin Wiedow.
Christian Aid, the official relief and development agency of 41 British and Irish churches, has appointed Amanda Mukwashi, a woman of Zambian descent, as its new chief executive.