Africa is a continent about which many wildly different stories have been told. It has not always been provided the chance to tell its own stories.
More African children are in school today than ever and over the past 50 years, primary completion rates have more than doubled while completion of lower secondary school has increased five-fold.
In Benin’s capital Cotonou, Togo’s Lomé and Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou the informal sector accounts for over 80% of non-agricultural employment.
Nyabally’s parents sold the family’s land to send him the $5,600 he needed to pay his way out of a brutal prison in Libya – but he was robbed of the money by a gang.
Egypt is one of the major contributors to the African Union budget – to the tune of 15%, up from 12%.
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