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Third ‘smart jacket’ prototype that diagnoses pneumonia set to debut in...

   by Anastacia Waweru  24-year-old Brian Turyabagye, co-inventor of a biomedical smart jacket is hoping to soon become a leading techpreneur in East Africa and the...

Irreecha: Thousands of Ethiopians celebrate popular thanksgiving festival

Hiwot Tesfaye, a diaspora-based Ethiopian, is excited to celebrate Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving event celebrated by millions of Ethiopians annually, for the first...

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...

The birth of a desert locust swarm

Did you know that Desert Locust breed in moist sandy soil and in low temperatures and their eggs usually hatch in about four weeks. Scientists...

China-built tallest skyscraper in Africa topped out in Egypt’s new capital

With a commanding view of the modern buildings sprouting up in the central business district (CBD) of Egypt's new administrative capital, guests from China...

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...

Meet Joyce Muramba, Kenya’s mangrove mama

Along the coast of Watamu, north of Mombasa, a narrow wooden boardwalk meanders through a dense forest of mangrove trees. Rising from the water,...

Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana's capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well...

Implement health policy for sickle cell patients in Africa: Sickle cell...

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells in people’s bodies. Normally, red blood cells (RBCs) transport oxygen throughout...

The Flying Dodo: insights from a Beer Hunter

Any beer drinker will tell you that the first thing that gets them is the sweat on the bottle. Moving past that, the act...
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