Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

New Tool to Quell Violence in Ethiopian Refugee Camps: Podcasts

BOKOLOMAYO, ETHIOPIA – A team of researchers and humanitarian professionals have developed a unique approach to combat domestic violence in the refugee camps of Dollo Ado in Ethiopia.

The approach involves the co-creation of a …

Digital Taxation Troubles Tech Businesses in African Countries

NAIROBI, KENYA – More and more African countries are taxing digital platforms and mobile money transfers to fund economic development.

Nigeria is the latest country to join the trend, with a new 5% tax on …

Zimbabwean Woman Honored with Statue in New York

New York/WASHINGTON – Tererai Trent appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2009 and inspired the world with her story of overcoming enormous odds to pursue her dreams of education. This week, she finds herself …

Zimbabwean Woman Honored with Statue in New York

New York/WASHINGTON – Tererai Trent appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2009 and inspired the world with her story of overcoming enormous odds to pursue her dreams of education. This week, she finds herself …

Surfer Launches Dakar’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts and other debris lap against the shore of Virage Beach in northwest Dakar, Senegal. Workers from beachside restaurants and surf shops rake the sand to try to …