Viviane Peled has her sights set on becoming a female captain on the Congo River. She's studying at the shipping school in Kinshasa and once she's qualified wants to encourage other women to follow her example.
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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