Rural Malawians Get Better, Cheaper Internet

Rural Malawians Get Better, Cheaper Internet

CHARITY CHIMUNGU PHIRI/INTER PRESS SERVICE For the first time, many Malawians living in rural areas are able to easily access the internet. It was the…

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Zambia Calls in the Air Force to Combat Pests

Zambia Calls in the Air Force to Combat Pests

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Zambia has ordered the national Air Force into action to fight pests that have invaded maize crops and threatened vital food supplies. The…

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Kenya Plants Tougher Trees to Hold Back Desert

Kenya Plants Tougher Trees to Hold Back Desert

Story and photo by JUSTUS WANZALA/INTER PRESS SERVICE Faced with growing degradation that is swallowing large swaths of land in arid and semiarid areas, Kenya…

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Côte d’Ivoire Signs New Constitution Into Law

Côte d’Ivoire Signs New Constitution Into Law

VOICE OF AMERICA Côte d’Ivoire adopted a new Constitution, with hopes it will support the nation’s emergence as one of Africa’s rising economic stars after…

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Habib Bourguiba Tunisia’s ‘Supreme Fighter’

Habib Bourguiba Tunisia’s ‘Supreme Fighter’

ADF STAFF Habib Bourguiba was Tunisia’s first president and remains a towering figure in the country’s history. But like so many great leaders throughout world…

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Where am I?

Where am I?

The alkaline water in this lake is so caustic it can burn animals that have not adapted to it. More than 2 million lesser flamingos…

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff Diminished but dangerous. That’s the current state of the extremist group al-Shabaab. Whereas it once controlled more than half of Somalia’s…

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Somalia Writes New Chapter in Its History

Somalia Writes New Chapter in Its History

Today is a truly historic day for Somalia, its resilient people, and all our brotherly neighbors and valuable partners. To you all, I say Somalia…

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Pokémon Craze has Lagos Scrambling

Pokémon Craze has Lagos Scrambling

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nintendo’s hit mobile game Pokémon Go may be best suited for tree-lined neighborhoods and public parks, but many in busy Lagos, Nigeria, are…

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Ghana Academy Promotes Dreams of Learning, Football

Ghana Academy Promotes Dreams of Learning, Football

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Patience Kum strides across the training pitch of the Right to Dream (RtD) Academy, a football center of excellence nestled in the Ghanaian…

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