Natsai Chiremba has made her dream come true and has become a pilot in Zimbabwe. Besides flying she wants to encourage other young people to follow their dreams – and not to be limited by traditional expectations.
Orphans and widows are often the only bread-winners for their families. Now one Zimbabwean woman is empowering them to become self-efficient with her organization The Future of Hope Foundation. Her secret? Mushrooms.
Ethiopia’s film-industry produces one romantic TV comedy after the other, but that isn’t all the country has to offer. A lucky few young filmmakers get a spot at the Blue Nile Academy where they learn how to produce films for the big screen on a shoe-string budget.
Sorting fact from fiction is all in a day's work for the Africa Check team. The independent, non-profit online agency was founded in 2012 with a goal to test public statements and statistics.
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