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Zanzibar’s dirty laundry

By: Teri Fikowski You know the feeling you’re in a situation you probably shouldn’t be?  Well that’s exactly where I..

July 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

For Street Children in Tanzania Danger Lurks in Many Places

By Teri Fikowski When police in Tanzania promised to launch an investigation into accusations officers were raping street children..

July 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Teenage Pregnancy – A Concern in Kambia District

By Isatu Kamara Teenage pregnancy continues to be an issue in the Kambia District. As a result of early pregnancy, some girls going to..

June 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

The Plight of Women as Domestic Workers

  By Sheika Banya Kamara The majority of domestic workers in Sierra Leone are women; and their jobs range from housemaids, cooks,..

June 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

Begging for the blind: Accra’s street children

  By Abby Wiseman     Theresa enlists street children to escort her through traffic begging drivers for change. By Abby..

June 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Hyena Ground

by Terri Fikowski I’d seen poverty in my first few weeks in Africa.  I mean, who wouldn’t expect to witness some form of..

June 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

Pharmacist strike hurts aids patients

By: Abby Wiseman HIV patients line the hallway of the Fevers Unit Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. They wait for hours for their name..

June 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

Living on Abokobi’s illegal landfill

  By Abby Wiseman Adelaide pulls out one of her large lactating breasts and plunks it into the mouth of her 10 month old baby while..

June 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

Cyclists raise awareness of violence against women

“Violence is a symptom; it’s the culture that’s the issue,” said Alexander Waddling. It’s a culture that hardly – if ever –..

June 1, 2013 with 0 Comments

Obama renews promise to close Guantanamo as hunger strike continues

By: BROCK WILSON In a speech Thursday, President Barack Obama addressed the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, calling on Congress to..

May 28, 2013 with 0 Comments
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