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Culture and Education

Some of the girls who board in the school display their beddings.

How Loya Primary School became a safe haven for girls

At night, classrooms in this northern Kenya school serve as dormitories to keep the students safe from early marriages
Culture and Education

Young South African Steinway piano technician emerges

Tshepiso Ledwaba, 31, trained at the highly respected Ohio-based Oberlin College and Conservatory.
Culture and Education

Africa Renewal Podcast launches on Africa Podcast Day, 12 February

New podcast focuses on stories of people working on solutions and advancing hope in Africa.
Culture and Education

Using comedy to tell the African story

Top comedian, Daniel ‘Churchill’ Ndambuki’s organization - Laugh Industry – is providing a platform and job opportunities for young artists in East Africa, sees opportunities in the AfCFTA.
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Swahili gaining popularity globally

Africa welcomes UNESCO’s designation of 7 July as Kiswahili Language Day
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Africa’s creative industries on the move, breaking barriers

First ever Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) Summit showcases Africans leveraging and generating new opportunities in ‘CreaTech’ – where creativity meets technology.
Nigerian film actress Toyin Abraham
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Landmark report highlights untapped potential of Africa’s film industry

The new study says Africa's film and audiovisual industries could create over 20 million jobs and contribute $20 billion to the continent's combined GDP.
UN News
A group of youth laughing.
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'Together, let us commit to do our part and advance the promise of equality, justice and dignity for all'

The Secretary-General’s message on the observation of the International Day for People of African Descent.
Basic education is compulsory for both girls and boys.

Eritrea: Transforming communities through literacy

Steady improvements in literacy are driving positive transformation and helping improve livelihoods.
Health Campaign