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This week we mark the UN’s International Day of the Girl Child on October 11th. The day was created by the United Nations General Assembly to help promote opportunities and equal access for girls everywhere. The UN created it to increase […]

Nelson Mandela, who today turns 95, is a man of honor, courage, and empowerment. His work to end apartheid not only helped South Africans for the past several decades, but will also impact future generations in Africa and around the […]

January marks the two-year anniversary of South Sudan’s independence referendum, a vote for formal separation from Sudan after several years of disputes between the two regions over the land. Elias Taban, the national bishop of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of […]

This post was originally published on Open Equal Free The Moroccan monarch, King Mohammed VI, declared that the government needs to pay more attention to the national education system. He made his announcement on the 59th anniversary of the Revolution of […]

This was originally posted on Open Equal Free Young girls around the world are faced with a very difficult sense of reality. Often when one or both parents are unable to care for the home or family, a daughter will […]

I originally posted this on Open Equal Free – check out the site! Women who left the worn-torn country of Sudan were given a clear message at a recent conference: the path to success in the United States is paved […]

Today, April 25th, we turn the world’s attention to Malaria. It continues to kill children and adults in more areas than just Africa. Buying just one bed net can help save a child’s life.

In Kenya there is a refugee camp named Dadaab. Originially created for only 90,000 refugees, today it holds nearly 400,000 people who are just trying to survive. Life in a refugee camp is difficult to say the least, but there […]

“God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.” – Trevor Huddleston “During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought […]

Image wanting to take a shower. Or cook food. Or take a drink – and all you had was water that looked like this: This is a reality that many people in Kenya are dealing with on a regular basis. […]

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