Born in a small town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, the odds were against Loyiso Mkize to take the art world by storm. Today he is celebrated as an artist of rare talent, who’s work captures the identity and soul of his people.
Mariama Bonso is a cashew producer in Guinea-Bissau. Processing her product at Buwondena Cooperative has allowed her to send her children to school. The cooperative has taught local producers a new approach to business.
When former child soldiers in Uganda return home, they often face communities that are reluctant to reintegrate them. As rebels, they only learnt how to kill and survive in the bush. Anwar Ricky wants to change that.
Thabile Thabethe is a young South African who brings joy to orphans by baking cake The Birthday Cake Project became so successful that it turned Thabile into a busy social entrepreneur and well known confectioner.
Television is a main source of news for communities across Africa, but it's not accessible to everyone. Deaf people, for one, often miss out. A young journalism team from Rwanda has decided to tackle the problem.
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