Small mobile kiosks in Rwanda that produce solar power are helping to create jobs and protect the environment. 600 of these kiosks are expected to be in operation by the end of 2017. People use them to charge their cellphones and more.
German car maker Volkswagen (VW) will be the first international automobile company to invest in Rwanda. The first cars are expected to be ready by May. For the future VW also plans to build electric cars in Rwanda.
Environmental rights group have described the government's decision as a "historic moment" for New Zealand. But opposition lawmakers have slammed the government, saying the move could undermine the economy.
Banning the import of second-hand clothes is not the answer to reviving East Africa's textile industry. But the deal to phase out the imports also hands another political score to the US, writes DW's Isaac Mugabi.
Many people in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya decry the disappearance of their traditional organic crops. But some scientists say that genetically modified seeds could revolutionize the region.
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