This Beautiful Burundian Female Scientist Hopes to Eradicate Tuberculosis. Read Full Story

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Burundian scientist Mireille Kamariza has teamed up with other top chemists to find a simpler and more effective diagnostic method for tuberculosis (TB). With the help of her mentor and chemistry teacher, Saloua Saidane, the 27-year-old discovered a potential breakthrough in the fight against TB, an infectious disease that is estimated to affect 10 million […]

Agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar wins $25,000 2016 Anzisha grand prize for African youth entrepreneurship. Read More

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African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the sixth annual edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship. Heritiaina is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that manufactures dairy products and confectioneries […]

Chadian Political Hero Lives Modestly in the Bronx Despite Helping Topple a Dictator. Read More

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Although he is considered a celebrity by those who know the leading role he played in bringing down the former President of Chad, Hissene Habre (one of Africa’s most lethal dictators), Souleymane Guengueng now lives in a three bedroom apartment in a public housing complex in New York City. Guengueng was among the hundreds of […]