It’s not uncommon for poverty-stricken youth in rural Zimbabwe to find work as housemaids and gardeners in the city. While urban households thrive on the affordable services, these young domestic workers
Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this 1 April. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor of it. But his mother is.
Residents in Bulawayo's high density urban suburbs have taken to farming vacant plots of land after last year's unexpected rains, thereby cushioning themselves against rising food costs and insecurity.
For more than a decade Dima Wario from Rupa, a village in northern Kenya, escaped death and watched helplessly as many in his community died in a spate of natural disasters and fatal clashes over receding resources.
Zimbabweans in South Africa are being urged not to ‘panic’ over changes to work permit laws set to come into force later this year, with a leading refugee rights group saying it will engage the authorities on the way forward.
For Burundi's Hutus and Tutsis, past decades have been marked by civil wars and massacres. This antagonism has long made interethnic marriage almost impossible. But now a new generation is showing a change in perception…