COVID-19 is the most significant shock the world has experienced since World War Two. Coronavirus infections are now accelerating in Africa, and the Government of Uganda has taken swift measures…

Tony Thompson |

As the world’s most youthful country, Uganda is replete with the energy, innovation and ambition that comes with each new generation.

Tony Thompson |

The first time I traveled to Uganda, in October 2016, I met a young mother whose strength and resilience I still think about today; an important reminder of why and for whom I work as an…

Jessica Lopez |

I feel passionate about boosting global development through better transport. And I also feel passionate about food. While those two interests seemingly have little to do with each other, it turns…

Ndeye Anna Ba |

J’ai deux passions : l’amélioration des transports au service du développement et la nourriture ! Et si, à première vue, les deux semblent assez éloignées l’une de l’autre, vous seriez surpris de…

Ndeye Anna Ba |

I just returned from Dakar, Senegal where I visited Mbeubeuss, the infamous dumpsite in the capital’s outskirts. An entire community of waste pickers have been eking out a living there since 1968…

Simeon Ehui |

Je rentre tout juste de Dakar, où j’ai visité la tristement célèbre décharge de Mbeubeuss, dans la banlieue de la capitale, où toute une communauté de « récupérateurs » gagnent leur vie depuis…

Simeon Ehui |

The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often…

Nayé Bathily |

L’image de la femme africaine comme pilier inamovible de sa communauté est un archétype qui transcende les frontières nationales. Et qui s’est longtemps arrêté au seuil du monde de l’entreprise ou…

Nayé Bathily |

Each previous industrial revolution brought with it new technologies and tools to radically transform society at large, including the way we produce and consume food. But while many in Africa are…

Shobha Shetty |