If you think you’ve got it tough right now spare a thought for communities in Uganda battling locust swarms and foot and mouth disease as well as coronavirus, all threatening their precious food supply.
With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world and forcing a great many of us into lockdown for an undetermined period, many of us have been attempting to find new ways to keep boredom at bay and to maintain some sense of normalcy.
A team from West Africa have played under the name Medina Burnley for the last few decades.
On Tuesday afternoon, the 16th November, a convoy of military vehicles were spotted heading towards the capital city, Harare.
The UK triumphed over Africa in a first-of-a-kind professional team boxing event at Salford’s Victoria Warehouse on Friday.
Renowned poet Lemn Sissay MBE has enough African spirit in him to encourage Retrak in completing their ultimate goal of a world without street children.
MYA Cosmetic Surgery Manchester has teamed up with BCR Global Textiles and Against Breast Cancer’s Bra Recycling scheme in urging women to bequeath their unloved undies to ‘Bra Banks’, now set up at all UK MYA practices.
A Manchester female genital mutilation awareness charity, Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA), is calling for ‘widespread community’ action to fill the ‘gaping hole’ in the provision of support for FGM victims.
Don’t stop him now! Salford marathon man takes on two more grueling tasks to raise funds for Malawi orphans
A Salford University graduate is pushing himself to complete a 192-mile challenge in just seven days (that’s more than a marathon a day) AND another marathon on top of an already grueling to-do list to raise funds for Malawian orphans.
For one go-getting Salford University graduate it is all early nights and a hectic training schedule at the moment as he plans to take on two marathons and one mega marathon in just three months to raise £35,000 for children in Malawi.
A young Manchester photography graduate could soon be jetting off to Ghana with a £20,000 commission to capture his dream project after snapping up a spot on a prestigious award shortlist.