Kefilwe Mosala still dreams of a job in tourism, but for as long as the pandemic persists, she is needed elsewhere. Amplify fellow Gomolemo Dikang spoke to her.
Zain Verjee on the targeting of Southern African countries after disclosure of the OMICRON variant by South Africa's scientists.
Cynthia Gichiri writes about a small library in Mukuru that helps children from slums get their schoolwork done.
Genet Tilaybelay went from being a weaver to a coffee seller, all in the quest to survive and feed her new born baby, after the pandemic served up a bitter brew.
Simon Kimera, a cargo truck driver and father of two, shares his experience dealing with separation and stigma.
Funmi Adebayo writes about Albert Afeso Akanbi, a documentary film-maker who found his love for family, life and work during the pandemic.
Zambian-Welsh artist Chembo Music spoke to Amplify's Mazuba Kampambwe on how the pandemic compelled her to perform anew.
Carême Kouamé on the impact of the pandemic on the economic prospects of women.
Every birth has its own pain. 16 year old Maria endured her own. as told by Darlington Chibueze.