We mined all the hashtags that have trended in Kenya over the first six months of 2016, to better gain an insight into the country’s digital atmosphere
This year alone, there have been at least six instances of blocking internet or social media during elections in Africa, or politically contentious times. Algeria even did it during exam season
School officials are allowed to expel pregnant girls, and they often do, to prevent the girls being a “bad influence” on others. That means that in most cases, getting married is the only option available to pregnant girls.
In terms of absolute spending, violence containment costs in Africa roughly correlate with GDP. As a percentage of GDP however, it becomes more complicated: some wealthy countries might as well be at war.
Hydrologists consider a country “water-scarce” if it has less than 1,000 litres for each citizen in a year; By 2050, most countries in Africa are going to be badly off.