Maggy Barankitse is the founder of Maison Shalom, an orphanage and school that was created in Burundi in the wake of the Civil War there in the 1990s. By: Mark Leon Goldberg

En RDC, le français est la langue officielle depuis l‘époque coloniale. Pourtant, la langue de Voltaire perd du terrain face aux langues locales dont le « romantique » lingala, mais aussi d’autres langues étrangères comme l’anglais. Compte rendu de l’agonie du français dans un pays francophone. Par John Ndinga Ngoma

A Boston-based charity is using basketball to help raise awareness of the need for better health and gender equality in Africa. The Associated Press

Concordia's public scholars will be speaking at an event called Truth and Consequences. Each will speak for five minutes about their fields of expertise. Lisa Ndejuru is among speakers, . By Jason Magder

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking and sends its deepest condolences to his loved ones. Source PR

In a stunning new film, Mary Magdalene comes out of the shadows of time. She is no longer a fallen woman but a powerful leader of the early Christians. Brought to you by Universal

Despite surviving the cruel embers of Rwandan genocide of 1994, one Seraphine Mukantambara has established a trail of success wherever she goes. By Michezo Afrika

Rwanda leader Paul Kagame has assured CAF President Ahmad of his unflinching support in carrying out the much-needed reforms to improve the game in Africa. By Ghana SoccerNet