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Mara announces ‘Maraphone’, first African-made smartphone

African high-tech player Mara, on Friday announced the production of their newest product the Maraphone – the first made-in-Africa, full-scale smartphone, soon to be...

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated what has been described as Africa's fastest train, with a trip from the northwestern city of...

Breakthrough Lymphatic Filariasis treatment piloted in Kenya – a first for Africa

IDA treatment, a new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time to treat and break transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from...

Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize emerge

The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O'Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the...

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum

Rwanda will later this month host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum bringing together over 1,000 delegates from across the continent to share experiences...

South Sudan’s army rivals discuss peace agreement

South Sudan’s army rivals, the Sudan People's Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO), and the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF), met yesterday in Waat, the capital...

Meet Samuel Zemedkun, former fabric weaver in Ethiopia, now software engineer at Uber

I was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was raised there with my five younger sisters. My father made traditional fabrics, weaving one thread...

Smallholder farmers feeding Ethiopia’s cities

Ethiopia’s urban population is growing fast, with 20 percent of people now living in cities. Fast forward to 2050 and the United Nations Population Division estimates that this...

Nigeria tops World Scrabble Country Rankings

Nigeria has retained its top position in the world scrabble rankings, a position it has held since 2015 after the country's performance at the World...

WHO launches Africa Innovation Challenge for health innovations – Calls for Submission of Entries

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential...