South African Teens Flying Self-Assembled Plane Across Africa

EIKENHOF, SOUTH AFRICA – A group of South African teenagers has assembled a four-seater airplane and is flying it across the continent. Aviation experts say this a significant feat, one that will inspire teens who …

Malawi Protesters Call for Electoral Commission’s Head to Step Down

LILONGWE – Nearly 15,000 opposition supporters brought business to a standstill in the capital Lilongwe as they marched to the Capitol Hill, the seat of government offices.

They wanted to present a petition, demanding the …

Refugee Women in Cameroon Empowered by Mobile Money

GADO REFUGEE CAMP, CAMEROON – In refugee camps in Cameroon, food aid has been replaced by mobile money payments. The system allows refugees to choose what food they buy and allows women to rely less …

Cameroon Truckers Resume Work after CAR Rebels Release Hostages

GAROUA BOULAI, CAMEROON – Truckers from Cameroon are crossing into the Central African Republic again, after the C.A.R. government convinced rebels to release abducted drivers. The truckers provide an important lifeline to the landlocked C.A.R.…

Sudan’s Army Calls for Unconditional Talks With Protesters

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate the already stalled transition process as protest organizers continue …

Sudan’s Army Calls for Unconditional Talks With Protesters

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate the already stalled transition process as protest organizers continue …

Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

ADJUMANI, UGANDA – Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population � one-and-a-quarter million � and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.

In 2013, sixteen-year-old Salila Miyala’s family fled fighting in South Sudan to a …

Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

ADJUMANI, UGANDA – Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population � one-and-a-quarter million � and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.

In 2013, sixteen-year-old Salila Miyala’s family fled fighting in South Sudan to a …

Sudan Protesters Holding Night Marches

KHARTOUM – Sudan protest groups plan night marches in an attempt to pressure the military for a return to civilian rule. Sudan’s security forces earlier this month crushed a weeks-long sit in by protesters, reportedly …