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As China’s governing party marks centenary, African parties take note

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, a political organization that, over the course of the past...

Feeding East Africa’s hungry from a single port

The World Food Programme supplies hundreds of thousands of metric tons of food per year to hungry people across the continent. The life-giving supplies...

Invasive crows plague Kenya’s coast

Originally introduced by colonialists in the early 20th century to control garbage, Indian house crows have become an unwelcome fixture of coastal Kenya's wildlife...

Feature: Chinese firm drills wells in Egyptian desert to help reclaim...

A giant drilling rig can be seen from a distance in the heart of the desert west of Upper Egypt's Minya Province, surrounded by...

Feature: Vertical gardening trend blooms in Kenya amid climate change, pandemic

From use of soil-less technology to growing plants in ordinary sacks, vertical gardening is taking root in Kenya as land sizes shrink and climatic...

Kenya’s COVID-19 home-based care boosts recoveries, eases burden on health system

When Joan Macharia's brother early this month had symptoms of COVID-19 that include dry cough and fever, he visited a government hospital in the...

Feature: Egypt steadily works towards eradicating unsafe slums

"My dream of having a new house has come true," said Abdel Rahim Mohamed, a 40-year-old electricity technician who has moved into Al-Asmarat residential...

Sirleaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

#LiberiaDecides: Ex-combatants hope for reintegration as country holds poll

Liberians will be heading into a historic, crucial and defining moment as they cast their ballot on Tuesday 10th October. Watching as supporters from different...

LiberiaDecides: Liberia’s milestones thus far

Liberia is Africa’s oldest republic but only became known to the rest of the world in the 1990s following the long-running civil wars which...
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