South African mourners gathered in the coastal city of East London on Wednesday to grieve the still-mysterious deaths of 21 teenagers in a poorly ventilated local tavern 10 days ago. Dressed in black, they sung and danced to solemn gospel songs in front of 19 of the victims' coffins.
Uganda is one of the few African countries that teaches patriotism in schools. Yes, it is a subject, just like math and English. Our teen reporter Mubuuke Brandlyne spoke with her classmates to find out whether it has made them more patriotic. Do you think other countries should teach patriotism in schools like Uganda does?
The everyday life of young people has now been restricted by the coronavirus pandemic for two years. The personal and societal consequences are devastating — and will have impacts long into the future.
21 Dec 2021
GirlZOffMute's teen reporter Lena E. Igweanyiba looks at a project in Gambia that trains girls and women to defend themselves in the event of an attack. Assiatou Jammeh, 14, is one of nearly 200 girls who have gone through the training. In case of an attack, she recommends thinking, screaming and fleeing.
18 Jun 2021
They all have one dream - to compete in Formula 1. At the FFSA academy in France's Le Mans, teenage pilots train in the hopes of achieving their racing dreams - an expensive hobby that only the most privileged can afford.
23 Sep 2020
Over a dozen teenagers in Switzerland have been hospitalized after lightning struck a soccer field during a game. The bolt hit a lamp post before spreading over the field.
28 Feb 2020
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