Police disperse Kisumu protesters with tear gas


Chaos erupted in Kisumu, a stronghold of longtime opposition figure Raila Odinga, on Monday, after Kenya's electoral commission declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of the presidential election.

Bolivian coca farmers and police clash in third week of market dispute


Anti-government coca farmers throw homemade dynamite sticks at the police in Bolivia's La Paz as they continue their attempts to shut down a parallel market for the plant, which they claim is illegal and enjoys government support.

UN-chartered Ukrainian ship with grain heads to Africa


The ship carries 23,000 tonnes of grain to be delivered to Ethiopia

Africa: Sharing technology and supporting innovation is not just about equity. It´s also the best way to stop pandemics


[allAfrica] Geneva -- Inequity has plagued the responses to harmful pathogens. Take Covid-19: an unprecedented 11.9 billion vaccine doses have been administered worldwide, helping many countries turn the tide on the pandemic. Yet more than 80% of people in Africa have not received one dose, some 18 months since the first person was vaccinated. As long as this gap exists, we can't protect the world against new virus variants and end the acute stage of this pandemic.

Rebels kill soldier, policeman in Cameroon


Rebels killed three people, including a soldier and a police officer, in Cameroon near a region wracked by a conflict between anglophone separatists and security forces, a regional governor confirmed.

Mobile “Play-to-earn” App Enables Gamers of Every Level to Earn Cash in every Match they Play


Launched in 2021, Skrmiish has developed feature called MoneyMatch that allows players to earn real cash in every match they play, without having to wait for

A Device Designed to Make Computing and Computers Accessible to all Africans


Ugandan engineers have developed Microfuse, especially those who are dealing with irregular power supplies. The device is currently being tested in a school

African Countries with the Highest Pension Fund Asset Growths


A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has shown that global pension fund assets grew by over 10% to $38.5

Kigali Hikes Up the Interest Rate


Rwanda’s central bank unleashed its biggest interest-rate hike in more than 13 years as runaway inflation caused it to revise its forecasts upwards. The

Tragedy Strikes Egyptian Church


At least 18 children died in a fire that killed dozens of worshippers gathered for Sunday morning mass at a church in Giza, greater Cairo, according to

Meet the 2022 BBC News Komla Dumor Award Recipient


Zambian TV and radio presenter Dingindaba Jonah Buyoya has won the 2022 BBC News Komla Dumor Award. At 25, Buyoya is the youngest recipient of the award,

Nigerians Encouraged to Use Mobile App to Report Oil Theft


Africa's largest oil producer, Nigeria, says thieves and vandals cost the country up to 200,000 barrels of oil per day - that's billions of dollars in lost

Liberian Officials Sanctioned for Corruption


The United States has sanctioned senior Liberian government officials Nathaniel McGill, Sayma Syrenius Cephus, and Bill Twehway for their involvement in

African States Need Policy Interventions to Grow the Market for Circular Plastic Products


By 2030, plastic waste is expected to double to 165 million tonnes in African countries. Most of this will be in Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria,

Ruto's supporters celebrate disputed election results


Ruto broke with tradition by appealing to voters on economic terms rather than along ethnic lines

WHO, Macron, African leaders call for better and more equitable vaccine systems


“…the next pandemic outbreak is a question of when not if. Time is of the essence to intensify collaboration and boost local manufacturing.”

William Ruto Declared Winner of Kenya’s Presidential Election


Official results showed that Ruto, the current deputy president, won 50.5% of the vote, beating the longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga and narrowly

Mhlaba Ft. Mbalizethu Shayde Remix


AJourneyOfMilez is a rare breed of talent. A music producer and DJ known for his electronic tribal afro sound, his seasoned taste, stories and compositions are inspired by not his self-consciousness only but his pilgrim-like experiences. 

Mr Sandman

Design Indaba  

Recent graduate Archie Read designed an off-grid, ‘flushable’ toilet that aims to provide a dignified solution to unsafe sanitary conditions

The Gambia: Women gardeners turning waste into fertilisers

BBC News Africa  

Gambia's women gardeners are helping the huge waste problem by turning organic waste into fertilisers.

South Africa: Small Scale Fishers Call for Halt to Gas and Oil Exploration #AfricaClimateCrisis


[GroundUp] "When foreign companies drill oil in our oceans, fish die"

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