Many people in the small southern African country of Lesotho are poor. Lots of children start working at a young age and can't attend school. Now in evening classes, they're learning reading, writing and arithmetic.
The UN's children's agency, UNICEF, has said at least 3.7 million children in war-torn Afghanistan cannot go to school. Girls are at a particular disadvantage, it added.
After Turkey's foiled coup attempt in 2016, many supporters of exiled Muslim cleric Fetullah Gulen were driven out of the country. But in Germany, the movement is increasingly gaining influence, writes Gunnar Köhne.
Poverty and unemployment can lead to prostitution. And that can have consequences which are hard to reverse, as Diana Wanyonyi found out when she met up with two young male sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya.
Millions of young Africans will soon be looking for jobs. Donors increasingly want to support African startups, but do they really offer a way out of Africa's unemployment problem?
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