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Africans in Action

We Did It!!
Apr 13, 2015

Feb 14, 2015. Topoe Town, River Cess County, Liberia: Barely Hours after arriving at Monrovia’s Robertson International Airport, I found myself in the towns public school at a training session organized by Africa Responds’ partner FACE Africa in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and Education. The session was part of the Liberian governments “Safe […]

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Meet the Liberian girls beating back the spread of ebola
On: Nov 12, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

This week, AR weekly tweet chat topic focused on how the ebola crisis has been covered in the media. One thing that has stood our for us, are the unending well-written stories of local heroes – not international players – but local staff, communities and individuals exercising their agency in a time of need. In […]

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Move over Bob Geldof, Africa already recorded an awareness raising pop song (and it’s awesome!)
On: Nov 10, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

While Bob Geldof and other Western musicians are busy organizing a a holiday ebola concert, it is important to note that African musicians already beat them to the punch with the above catchy, educational, and agency-affirming tune “Africa Stop Ebola.” A collective of African musicians have come together to record a song to help raise […]

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How Ebola Healthcare Workers Get Dressed
On: Nov 3, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

Glenna Gordon shot a photo series on the ins and outs of health workers in Liberia and Sierra Leone getting ready for the tough task of stopping the spread of the ebola virus in their country. Wired magazine interviewed the photographer, who has spent several years working in West Africa as a photojournalist: Glenna Gordon‘s revealing […]

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