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To Encourage Handwashing, Kenyan Charity Makes Vegetable Soap for the Poor

In the Soweto slum of Nairobi, volunteers are making soap from vegetables.The goal is to provide soap for residents to wash their hands and prevent the spread of COVID-19.About 86% of Kenyans find it hard to access soap and running water each day, acc...
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African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims

About 60 former fighters and civilians rescued from Boko Haram by Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian troops have been rushed to a disarmament, demobilization and reintegration center in northern Cameroon. Most of the civilians are women and children, so...
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Two Killed During Anti-UN Protests in Eastern Congo Protests, Officials Say

At least two people were killed during violent protests Friday against the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said. Troops attached to the U.N. mission, known as MONUSCO, killed one person durin...
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