These young Africans are translating content into local languages to fight the pandemic

Projects are underway to ensure critical online information is available in more languages. Image: Unsplash/Joshua Woroniecki

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Kristi Eaton

Journalist, Freelance


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