Breaking new ground, 28 year-old Lieutenant Ouma Laouali, becomes Niger’s first female pilot to serve in the country’s armed forces
A group of 14 women joined a paramilitary conservation brigade to become Virunga Park’s first female rangers. Being a ranger at Virunga is considered one of the most dangerous jobs in wildlife
A series of major students protests are rippling through some of South Africa’s eminent universities, forcing the country’s tertiary education structures into a time of serious introspection
Polline Akello was abducted at 12 and recruited into rebel Joseph Kony’s army in Uganda. She fell pregnant at 16 but managed to escape, her story is one of extraordinary courage and resilience
Paduol Ater’s inspirational story is one of determination, hard-work and hope. Ater fled Sudan to escape a massacre which claimed his whole family, arriving in Australia as a refugee
In admiration and loving memory of the first African woman Nobel Laureate, who passed away on September 25, 2011.
With the odds stacked heavily against him, few people would have expected Abdisamad Adan to go to college, let alone one of the world’s elite institutions of higher learning-Harvard University.
Last month, the Swaziland Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade Gideon Dlamini, lent his government’s full support to a project announced by a business consortium to construct a seaport.
A young Nigerian doctor has been shortlisted to be one of the young people who will fly to space and be the first Nigerian to do so