Uganda's Youth Discover the Beauty in Farming

Updated: Fri 19 Sep, 09:59 am

The 2014 Miss Uganda pageant is particularly trying to recruit women aged between 18 and 25 into farming. There's also a new, unlikely sponsor: the Ugandan army, writes InterPress Service. read more »

Tanzania Campaigns to End Child Marriage

Updated: Wed 3 Sep, 05:50 am

The government has launched a national campaign to end child marriage in the country. According to the United Nations, Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. read more »

Zambia: Tutu Campaigns Against Child Marriage

Updated: Wed 17 Sep, 10:48 am

South African Nobel peace prize winner Desmond Tutu has called for a worldwide end to child marriages on his four-day visit in Zambia. read more »