Morocco Takes Down al-Qaida Cell

Morocco Takes Down al-Qaida Cell

MAGHAREBIA.COM Moroccan officers from the General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance arrested four members of a terrorist cell operating in Tiznit, Fez, Meknes and Taounat, the…

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Kenya Discovers Huge Water Supply

Kenya Discovers Huge Water Supply

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS A huge water source has been discovered in the arid Turkana region of northern Kenya, which could supply the country for…

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Guinea-Bissau Announces First Solar Plant

Guinea-Bissau Announces First Solar Plant

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A United States utility company is building the first solar power plant in electricity-starved Guinea-Bissau. In May 2013, Prime Minister Rui Duarte Barros…

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Nigeria Uses Technology to fight polio

Nigeria Uses Technology to fight polio

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Mahmud Zubairu scrutinizes the computer screen, watching the progress of health care workers as they fan out across Nigeria’s northern Kano state where…

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Africans Investing in Africa

Africans Investing in Africa

REUTERS Investors from Europe, Asia and the United States are not the only ones chasing growth opportunities in Africa these days. Africans themselves are waking…

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World Bank Finances Great Lakes Power Plant

World Bank Finances Great Lakes Power Plant

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The World Bank has approved a $340 million financing package for a crucial hydroelectric power plant in Africa’s Great Lakes region, a project…

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Ethiopia’s Commodity Exchange Boosts Growth

Ethiopia’s Commodity Exchange Boosts Growth

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A bell rings, and the floor of Ethiopia’s Commodities Exchange (ECX) is flooded with traders dressed in colored coats, waving hands, and shouting…

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Railway Will Link Three Countries

Railway Will Link Three Countries

REUTERS A railway that runs from Kenya to Uganda will be extended to Rwanda by March 2018 as part of efforts to deepen trade ties…

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Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Muhammad Ture was a politician, a ruler, a conqueror and a businessman. In the late 15th century, he used his considerable skills to expand the…

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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

CLUES: Many tourist sources incorrectly describe this site as featuring natural geysers caused by volcanic activity. The spouts actually are cold and man-made. Water rich…

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