Every November in Tanzania, hundreds of thousands of Form Four (or Grade Ten) students make millions of tiny pencil marks and ooze litres..
In Kariakoo everyone’s hustling. The wild, sprawling Dar es Salaam market is the biggest in Tanzania. It’s the kind of place where you..
By Rosella Chibambo MWANZA, Tanzania – It was the day before the first day of school when Mahenda Kulwa introduced himself. The..
By Carolyn Thompson ACCRA – Dozens of women in red and black dresses stream through the aisles, with small candles atop their heads..
By Jocelyn Edwards I’m pleased and proud to share with the Journalists for Human Rights community the result of several months of..
Accra is a cacophony of sound. There’s the bone-rattling hum of bass from speaker stacks in churches and drinking spots, and set up for..
by Jocelyn Edwards A celebrity talk show host with a fiercely loyal audience, Gifty Anti might best be described as the Oprah of Ghana. Her..
By: Teri Fikowski You know the feeling you’re in a situation you probably shouldn’t be? Well that’s exactly where I..
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..
By: Mike MacDonald How many times have you asked a bank teller to help you withdraw a cool 2.23 mil? Without laughing, I mean. For most of..