In 2018, Aya Chebbi was named as the first ever African Union (AU) Youth Envoy to the AU Commission. She is the youngest person in the Chairperson's Cabinet. The start of her journey on this path can be pointed back to the Tunisian revolution when she quickly rose to prominence as a voice for democracy. Her blog, Proudly Tunisian, was published across numerous platforms such as Al Jazeera and OpenDemocracy. She has accomplished a whole lot since then, travelling the world as a scholar, mentor, speaker, volunteer, and pan-African feminist. Here she is, in her own words.
Heart attacks: they’re dramatic; you clutch your chest and suddenly collapse to the ground, right? Wrong. Heart attacks often do not present like that. In fact, there is such a thing as a silent attack. This is what makes heart attacks so deadly; the fact that you can have one without knowing that you’re actually having one. People who don’t know they’re having a heart attack won’t seek treatment for it. This can lead to death. It is therefore very important that we all know how to spot a heart attack.
Meet Poppy Achola Miyonga. Poppy is a photographer. Do not let her young age fool you, she has already made a name for herself in the photography world and is proving to be a force to reckon with. Here she is, in her own words.