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.
Is Khartoum’s change of government enough to overcome the fact that two important armed groups didn’t sign?
Any misgivings about China’s handling of COVID-19 will likely be erased by Beijing’s considerable aid in fighting the pandemic.
The 2019 FIRST Global Challenge brought attention to the troubling amount of pollutants that find their way into the world’s oceans. Participating teams learned about real-world challenges related to cleaning up the world’s oceans and got a chance to create machines that could tackle these challenges
Sarah Chan is the first African woman to be the Manager, Africa Scouting for an NBA franchise. The inspirational South-Sudanese women rights activist is currently the African Scouting Manager for the current (2019) NBA champions Toronto Raptors.
Lual Mayen is a former refugee who is using his past to create social-impact gaming through his company Junub Games. His latest product ‘Salaam’ is a peace-building game that educates players while impacting real refugees through in game purchases.
Luris Mulla was in Juba, South Sudan when she came across an advertisement on television announcing the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. Speaking to This Is Africa from Nairobi, Kenya, she said, “the fact they were offering mentorship really caught […]
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees recently published the story of Mama Elizabeth, a 65-year-old Sudanese refugee who is among the volunteer “guardian angels” who have opened their homes in the four refugee camps in South Sudan’s Maban County to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.