Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire to Resolve Maritime Boundary

Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire to Resolve Maritime Boundary

REUTERS West African neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire aim to settle a long-running dispute over their maritime boundary. The move could defuse sometimes-tense relations between…

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Mosquito Trap Could Reduce Malaria in Kenya

Mosquito Trap Could Reduce Malaria in Kenya

THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Asolar-powered mosquito trap is helping lower the incidence of malaria on Rusinga Island in Western Kenya. The device, invented by Kenyan and…

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Congolese Doctor Calls for End of Rape as War Tool

Congolese Doctor Calls for End of Rape as War Tool

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Pioneering doctor Denis Mukwege has called for zero tolerance of rape in his native Democratic Republic of the Congo, where tens of thousands…

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Regional Stock Markets Have Record Years

Regional Stock Markets Have Record Years

THE EASTAFRICAN Strong foreign investor participation in 2013 pushed regional stock markets in Africa to performance records. Most investors who put their money in 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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