SOMALIA: Pads project gives girls a boost

After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance at earning...

Failure to Launch: A Disconnect from the West to the Rest

By Munya Maraire - AfricanBrains There was much that made me stand out during my time at Penn State and indeed during the NFL draft....

The African charter on the rights and welfare of the child: 25 years in...

A campaign for the universal ratification and reporting on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) Addis Ababa, 23 January,...

10 Year Celebration of the African Youth Charter

Banjul+10, a youth celebration to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the African Youth Charter (AYC), was officially opened with a statement by the...

The Presidency, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Mara Foundation Enter Partnership to Empower Young...

Today, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, and Ashish J. Thakkar, founder of Mara Group and Mara...

Burkina Faso: Gold rush hits education

A boom in Burkina Faso’s gold mining over the past three years has made the country one of Africa’s leading producers, but it is...

Mombasa Student Receives International Environmental Leader Award / Hope Mugambi, 23, Honoured for Project...

A Mombasa student has received an international youth award for her environmental efforts from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer. Mwanyuma Hope Mugambi,...

SA: Education group, CTI, advances learning

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains CTI is the first to offer free tablet computers for study -  the group says. The groups also attests that this...

Declaration of Intent for Joint Initiative on Youth Employment in Africa Signed in Addis...

The Initiative is a response by the AUC, AfDB, UNECA and ILO to the call by African Heads of State and Government to tackle...

Five inspirational organisations from Malawi, Mali, Kenya, Bangladesh and Colombia recognised by GSK and...

Winners of $1 million award to support lifesaving innovations announced -    First initiative to be delivered in partnership between GSK and Save the Children that aims...

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