Idjwi: The Un-Forgotten Island

A dear friend asked me to attend a fundraiser for Amani Global Works. I go to many fundraisers so I was expecting to find another meaningful cause that would prompt me to write a dutiful check, but would not particularly resonate with me. I was wrong. Once I spoke with founders Dr. Jacques Sebisaho and …

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Nigeria’s Young Entrepreneurs

There is a crop of young people who have chosen to defy the odds and succeed in their chosen fields of endeavour in spite of the harsh economic terrain of the country and lack of opportunities and infrastructure that continue to hinder many of their peers from seeing the potential they possess within to accomplish …

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Internet Access: Blessing or Curse?

FOR IDJWI, AN ISLAND ON THE RWANDA-DRC BORDER, ISOLATION HAS BEEN A GIFT. Idjwi – For many of the world’s 7 billion people, it would be hard to imagine a world without the Internet. In just a couple of decades, our lives have become so intertwined with the World Wide Web that it’s difficult to …

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Female Doctor Beats Odds To Bring Air Ambulance To Nigeria

EXPERTS SAID DR. OLA OREKUNRIN'S DREAM TO CREATE AIR AMBULANCE SERVICE IN NIGERIA WAS IMPOSSIBLE. BUT A DOCTOR AND HELICOPTER PILOT, SHE HAD THE SKILLS AND DEDICATION TO MAKE IT WORK. OREKUNRIN TELLS HOST MICHEL MARTIN ABOUT FLYING DOCTORS NIGERS. Listen To Interview > TRANSCRIPT MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We're going to turn now to another …

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