Niger is not known as a company startup hotspot but Yecheou Abdou shows the way with his new solar-powered grain mills. Just one success story launched by the Cipmen startup center in Niamey.
Ugandan peace activist Victor Ochen experienced the terror of the Lord's Resistance Army first hand. He now provides medical and psychological support for the victims through his African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET).
Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia or other parts of the world really identify with them? After founding Midako Publishing, Ethiopian author Tsion Kiros launched her own series of children's books. The stories are set in Ethiopia and the characters have local names.
The members of the Africa Refugee Cycling Team share one thing in common, a deep passion for cycling even after fleeing Eritrea. The sport inspires them to reach for greater heights despite the many obstacles they face as refugees.
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