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Are China’s energy investments in Africa green enough?

New coal power projects in developing countries go against China’s vision for South-South climate cooperation, writes Lili Pike.In the past year, Egypt signed contracts to build...

East African plastic manufacturers step-up recycling after China ban

Coca-Cola has given itself 12 years to recycle the equivalent of every bottle it sells around the world. In East Africa, the beverage giant is...

South African schools to teach Kiswahili

South African schools will from 2020 offer Kiswahili as an optional language for learners, the minister for basic education, Angie Motshekga said on Monday. Motshekga,...

Bringing an ancient African savings system into the digital age

Dakar, Senegal (CNN): In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot. There's...

Nairobi Ranked Sixth Wealthiest Africa City

Nairobi is East Africa’s wealthiest city and the sixth in Africa after Durban, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg, a new report says. The study...

Tanzania to suspend Multichoice for defying order on free-to-air content

Dar es Salaam Tanzania telecommunications regulator intends to suspend licences issued to pay TV company Multichoice Tanzania Limited, for failing to comply with its orders...

Mike Sonko: These buildings will also come down

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has expressed his support for the ongoing demolitions of buildings which were illegally erected, saying that he will ensure that...

Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam manager Simegnew Bekele found dead

The chief of the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Nile River, a centerpiece of Ethiopia's push to become Africa's biggest power exporter,...

Is Africa becoming the world’s dumping ground for dirty diesel vehicles?

Any child playing at the Uhuru garden — a recreation park in the middle of the Kenyan capital Nairobi — is oblivious to the...

Double debt risk for African countries that turn to China

China has become a generous, ready and easy lender to African countries and a key investor. Researchers say its line of credit to the...