Beyond Blue: A list of acts you can do to help the people of Sudan
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Politics and Society Beyond Blue: A list of acts you can do to help the people of Sudan

#BlueforSudan: Global awareness of the horrific violence and oppression currently happening in Sudan is gaining traction. Social media users the world over have been mobilized to change their profile pictures to a specific shade of blue in solidarity. What more is there to do? Here’s a list of ways you can take your support past Sudan blue.

The complicated legalities of safe abortion in Kenya
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Politics and Society The complicated legalities of safe abortion in Kenya

The Kenyan High Court has ruled that rape survivors have the right to an abortion and ordered authorities to pay almost US$30 000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion. This was as a result of a directive by the Ministry of Health to withdraw national standard guidelines for the procedure.

Online platform Kaoshi, shortlisted for the 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
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Africans rising Online platform Kaoshi, shortlisted for the 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Money transfer platform Kaoshi was one of the technologies shortlisted for the fifth Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is tackling the broken system of international money transfer. The shortlist, which covered six countries, included this easy and secure online platform that exchanges currencies peer to peer, instead of through banks. This cuts costs and waiting times.