Bookbeak, the digital library for African stories

28th May 2019 BY Bobby

What is BookBeak? BookBeak is the first app-based platform that aggregates African short stories from published and unpublished writers and then serves those African stories to our subscriber base. The app aims to connect African writers across the continent, giving them a space for expression, whilst providing sustenance. Africans rely on mobile platforms to perform most of their technological requirements.…

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Lisa Chiriseri, Uplifting Zimbabwe Through Education

15th May 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Lisa Chiriseri`s education fund, Fund-A-Child’s-Education-Zimbabwe supports over 360 beneficiaries today. Her social enterprise Women in Energy Group has seen over 6000 Zimbabwean households transitioned from using firewood to using products of cleaner, safer, sustainable alternatives in the last six months. Her Pan-African initiative African Women Association and Awards continues to lead in rebranding the image of  African women and drawing attention…

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Tiwale, Empowering Malawian Women

31st December 2016 BY checkoutafrica

I recently had a chat with a 22-year-old Malawian girl named Ellen Chilemba who is the Founder and Director of Tiwale Community Based Organization. Ellen’s journey through life has been fascinating, and I discovered her while sifting through Twitter as I do. After asking her a few questions, I immediately knew I wanted to do a write up on her.…

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