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Five Years After Kidnapping, Nigeria’s Chibok School Girls Fade From the International Scene | Council of Foreign Relations

John Campbell, Council of Foreign Relations Zainabu Mala, mother of Kabu, one of the abducted girls, holds a picture of her daughter on April 12, 2019, in Chibok. Audu Ali Marte/AFP via Getty Images. Featured Image April 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 female students gathered in Chibok to sit for high school examinations. The international community responded with outcry and condemnation. At the time of the abduction, female empowerment and education in the developing world was widely discussed in the United States. The story and efforts of a young charistmatic Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai, drove interest in the topic, and […]

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Meet the 10-Year Old Entrepreneur Taking the Fashion World by Storm! | Black Business.Org

Fidelis Mbah , Black Business.Org Jordan Davis and his mother, Lucia McBath. COURTESY LUCIA MCBATH. Featured Image from Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-year old Enhle Gebashe is already pursuing her dreams of becoming a well-known fashion designer and entrepreneur. She most recently founded Enhle Babes Couture, a children’s clothing brand specializing in glamorous African prints. Aside from the overwhelming number of orders, several doors have opened for her, including training opportunities and mainstream media interviews! Young but with a vision Enhle is a fifth-grade student at Rosebank Primary School in Johannesburg. She says her garments are all custom-made to meet the […]

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What next for the millions uprooted by Boko Haram? – photo essay | The Guardian Over the course of nine years, the Boko Haram insurgency has fractured families and claimed lives across the Lake Chad region, causing untold suffering. Four photographers visited camps run by the Red Cross to document the impact of a conflict that has left 8 million people in dire need

Over the course of nine years, the Boko Haram insurgency has fractured families and claimed lives across the Lake Chad region, causing untold suffering. Four photographers visited camps run by the Red Cross to document the impact of a conflict that has left 8 million people in dire need.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt | Quartz Africa As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation.

As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation.

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