More people are leaving the countryside for opportunities in the cities, creating a market gap. A Malian family draws on each member's talents to create a successful agribusiness. Aminata Niang runs this farm.
In Africa, investigative journalists often work in environments that seem by default, designed to shut them down. But one man in Kenya defies the odds. He constantly reveals cases of bribery, murder and smuggling in one of the most corrupt countries of the world.
In many prisons in Malawi conditions are alarming. People remain in custody for years without any legal basis. Steve Sikwese wants to change this. He works for the small Paralegal Support Institute (PASI) and makes sure that inmates get the legal support they are entitled to.
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).
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