Ekene Ijeoma Combines Data and Design to Address Global Issues

Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

Continue Reading...

Canada’s Hand in the Bloodbaths of Africa

Canadian officials have long done as they pleased in Africa, loudly proclaimed this country’s altruism and only faced push back from hard rightists who bemoan sending troops to the “Dark Continent” or “dens of hell”. With many Canadians normally opposed to war supporting anything called “peacekeeping”, unless troops deployed with an African UN mission are…

Continue Reading...

Does Nigeria have the world’s most girls out-of-school, as activist Malala claimed?

Celebrated girls’ rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria where she called for a state of emergency on education. Does she get full marks for her claim that the country has the most out-of-school girls globally? Researched by David Ajikobi As part of a global #GirlPowerTrip, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria, where she pressed the acting…

Continue Reading...

Where is Form 34A?

Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

Continue Reading...

Did Uganda Receive More Refugees Daily in 2016 Than Many European Nations Did the Whole Year?

Article Source: Africa Check The top official of an international charity said Uganda received more refugees daily at the end of 2016 than many wealthy European countries did the entire year. Do the numbers add up? Researched by Gopolang Makou & Julie Bourdin Newly arrived refugees from South Sudan sit in a bus at the…

Continue Reading...

No Evidence that Teen Pregnancies in Africa are Rising as BBC Headline Said

Article Source: Africa Check A BBC.com headline, which implied that teenage pregnancy is on the rise in Africa, is not supported by the best available data. Researched by Liesl Pretorius Telling the story of adolescent pregnancy in South Africa, the BBC recently followed teen mother Tshepiso Maloma as she went about her day: attending a special school for…

Continue Reading...