COVID-19 has hit South Africa hard. These students tell how.

COVID-19 has hit South Africa hard. These students tell how.

South Africa has had more cases of COVID-19 and more deaths than any African country. We asked students in South Africa how it has affected them. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit South Africa hard. It is the African country with the highest number of cases (1,566,769)...
In Nigeria, police brutality stirs youth awakening

In Nigeria, police brutality stirs youth awakening

I joined protests against police brutality in my home country of Nigeria and saw them almost become a war, then a rude awakening for youth. Protesters in Umuahia, Nigeria, October 2020 (All photos courtesy of Eje Studios) This story was a runner-up in News...
Tunisia struggles to keep students from dropping out

Tunisia struggles to keep students from dropping out

My friend Zied was bright and destined for a great career. Instead, he quit school — like so many students in Tunisia who opt for dropping out. Unemployed graduates demonstrate in Tunis, Tunisia, urging the government to provide them with job opportunities, 22 January...
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