Kibera is one of Kenya's largest slums. Do you know the nickname for the train that cuts through Kibera twice a day? The "Lunatic Express." Let's take a ride...
A locust invasion in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia has left crops devastated. It is the biggest swarm in decades, with billions of the ravenous insects nibbling their way through the already climate-ravaged region.
For years people have been knowingly or unknowingly consuming goods made by millions of forced workers worldwide. Now, technology is forcing them to reflect on their choices by exposing their complicity in slavery.
What's the trend in purchasing power in Mali or the birth rate in Chad? Quite often it's tough to find reliable statistical data for African countries. Experts lament the lack of hard numbers and call for an urgent fix.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
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