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Chinese scholarships give Kenya’s disadvantaged students much-needed help

Kevin Naibei's childhood memories are filled with conflict, having grown in the restive Mount Elgon region in Kenya that experienced land clashes in mid...

Better times ahead for Kenya’s coconut farmers as hybrid seeds launched

Farmers in the Coastal region of Kenya are set for better times following the launch of hybrid coconut varieties after years of relying on...
Spare-parts

Mining spares a thought for sustainable livelihoods in Ghanaian local communities

Sustainable livelihoods in mining communities is beginning to gain ground among mining firms in Ghana. For this reason, many people are beginning to invest in...
mobile money

MTN Re-introduces Cash-Out Feature to safeguard Mobile Money Business

The pioneers of the mobile money service in Ghana and the leading provider of the service MTN Ghana taken another judicious step by ...
Kenyan university

Agony for Kenyan university students as lecturers strike

A week ago, Vincent Odour, a bachelor of commerce student at a Kenyan university, went home after the institution closed for 10 days over...
Ghanaians do business

Kenyan businesses gradually pick up after repeat polls

Kenyan capital Nairobi was a beehive of activities on Friday morning as workers reported to their stations and businesses opened after a two-day break...
Education

Kenyan prisoners find new lease of life in formal education

Kenya's Philomena Akinyi fought back tears as she gazed at the picture of her son who is currently incarcerated at one of the largest...

South Sudanese youth comes up with new innovation to boost power connection

Samuel Chan Bol Deng, a South Sudanese high school graduate, has designed wheel energy to promote electricity connection amid fuel shortage that has affected...
Charcoal burning

South Sudanese anxious of next meal amid rising charcoal price

Most South Sudanese families in the capital of Juba are finding it extremely hard to have daily meals due to the ever rising prices...
video

Egyptians overjoyed as national football team qualified for 2018 World Cup

It has been a sleepless night in Egypt after the country's national football team secured a seat at the World Cup finals to be...

Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave...
Maize roughage

Kenyan maize farmers protest poor prices as citizens enjoy subsidy

As Kenyans enjoy cheaper maize flour following a government subsidy, farmers are crying foul as prices of the grain, which they are currently harvesting,...
Corruption

Expectations high as Ethiopia embarks on largest anti-corruption drive

Gezahegn Tadesse, 58, knows how corruption can be a danger to Ethiopia's future, having lived through three governments. "I have seen how corruption ate at...

Kenya’s coffee sector reforms lure farmers to cultivation after desertion

Vibrant reforms that have been implemented in Kenya's coffee sector have encouraged smallholders to cultivate the cash crop with renewed vigor. Though some smallholder farmers...
Film

Hope, resilience on display at South Sudan’s film festival

As the curtain closed on South Sudan's second annual film festival in Juba, various recipients of awards echoed messages of hope and resilience, despite...
Namibia

Chinese owned mine promotes women in Namibia

Elize Malander, 27, is one of the few Namibian women employed at Husab Uranium mine that is breaking new ground as the first female...
All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)

SA: 2017 Moshito Music Conference Will Feature AFRIMA

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is set to feature at the 2017 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition to be held from September 6...
Volta Star Textiles

Ethiopia’s industrial parks appeal to global textile producers

Ethiopia's three recently inaugurated Chinese-built industrial parks are attracting export-oriented foreign companies to the east African country's textile and apparel production setting. The three industrial...
Female Farmers

Small farmers in Kenya embrace drip irrigation as costs decline

Joseph Musali's quarter-acre farm in Katani, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is a spectacle to behold as it hosts hundreds of flowering...
Accra international conference center

Trade Ministry to take turn at National Policy Summit

The Ministry of Trade will on Monday, August 14, take its turn at the National Policy Summit. A statement issued by the Information Services Department,...

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