Category Archives: African Stories

Get Featured on AYC’s Changemakers Corner

The African Youth Corner is pleased to introduce the Changemakers’ Corner. Beginning in 2017, we shall be featuring young changemakers across Africa. The aim of this is to know the extent to which young people are driving change in their … Continue reading

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African Leaders Over 70 Years

The continent of Africa is ranked among the developing world and a major factor influencing this is the quality of leaders who are piloting affairs of African States. Development can be largely achieved with effective leadership and representation. Many Heads … Continue reading

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25 Facts You Never Knew About Africa

1. Gambia has only one university. 2. Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only Spanish-speaking country. 3. South Africa is the most visited African country. 4. Nigeria has the richest Black people in Africa. 5. Samuel Eto’o is the highest paid Footballer … Continue reading

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Celebrating Day of the African Child 2016

The day of the African is celebrated on June 16 annually. This event is in honor of the South African children that were killed in 1976 as they demanded their rights to quality education. We have an article written by … Continue reading

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“Daughters and Sons” – Article on Gender Disparity by Amokeye Adi

A well-meaning man recently said to me, “Make sure you don’t get a PhD before you marry o, or you’ll drive potential husbands away”. His friend, who was a part of the conversation, concurred and then he said “you know, … Continue reading

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#Codegirls: Team Code Gurus Created App that Detects Vaginal Bacteria

Team Code Gurus, a team of Ugandan students, has created an app that detects vaginal bacteria. The app, coupled with the a test kit known as a Her Health BVkit, takes readings from urinal/vaginal samples and transmits data for diagnosis, … Continue reading

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Gabonese President Ali Bongo Could be a Nigerian

Indications have emerged that the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba is a Nigerian of the ethnic Igbo stock. It is said that he was adopted during the Biafran war by his father, Omar Bongo who handed over to him … Continue reading

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