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Young Climate Change Activist Hilda Nakabuye on the Care for our Common Home

The care for your planet is the responsibility of everyone. Some have taken leading roles to ensure we pass on to the next generation a better planet. Hilda Nakabuye, 22-year-old student activist from Kampala, despite her youth, has accomplished so

Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored: EAD Conference 04/10-04/21

The Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) are back virtually in 2021 advocating for Climate Justice! This years is Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored. EAD 2021 is an opportunity to support this global movement centered on and led by the people

List of Female African Presidents (Updated 2021)

Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of Tanzania Since March 2021

Samia Suluhu Hassan is the first acting female President of Tanzania and joins the ranks of Sahle-work Zewde as the only other current female President on the continent. She was sworn into office on March 19, 2019 after the sudden passing of the former Tanzanian President, John Magufuli. Prior to being selected as Magufuli’s running mate, Hassan was an avid journalist and activist in Tanzania.

The Story of Hauwa Ojeifo: From Tragedy to Change Maker

At the age of 29, Hauwa Ojeifo has become the voice and face of mental health in Nigeria. She received a Queen’s Young Leader Award in 2018 and was awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Changemaker Award for 2020.

The International Children’s Peace Prize Winner: Divina Maloum

Divina Maloum is a young Cameroonian peace and social advocate. She is a winner of the fifteenth International Children’s Peace Prize, of 2019. Maloum was awarded for her efforts in “Promoting children’s rights by visiting the school to warn students against

The International Children’s Peace Prize Winner: Divina Maloum

Divina Maloum is a young Cameroonian peace and social justice advocate. She is one of the winners of the fifteenth International Children’s Peace Prize in 2019 for her efforts in promoting peace by focus on Camerounian youth who are being

Another Tool to save lives and Reduce Economic Hardship Caused by Covid-19

The threat of Coronavirus continues to be underestimated by many Africans in part because the loss of lives initially predicted since March 2020 did not happen. The truth is that questioning the existence of the virus does not make it

Chika Ofili Recognized Mathematician at Age 12

Chika Ofili, son of Ogochukwu Ofili (father) and Nma Ofili (mother) from Nigeria but residing in the United Kingdom is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious TruLittle Hero Award in the leadership category. He was awarded for coming up with

Songhai Model is the Future for Africa’s Food Security

Why is Africa so rich, but is inhabited by the planet’s poorest people?  Some governments have gone as far as leasing land to agro-businesses for large scale agriculture as a possible solution to food insecurity. This has led to disempowerment of