Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones

Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones..

Tyler Holmes 23-Mar, 14:34 18 BBC

Kenya has become the first country to exclusively sell government bonds to citizens via their mobile phones, as it seeks new ways of...


Africa health: Rotavirus vaccine could save 500,000 children a year

Africa health: Rotavirus vaccine could save 500,000 children a..

Gavin Perry 23-Mar, 14:34 19 BBC

Hopes are growing for a new, inexpensive, heat-proof vaccine to protect against a disease which kills 1,300 children a day following a...


British woman denies plotting against Rwanda's Kagame

British woman denies plotting against Rwanda's Kagame..

Cole Becker 23-Mar, 14:34 7 BBC

A pregnant woman from the United Kingdom has appeared in court in Rwanda on charges of spreading state secrets to undermine President Paul...


South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg

South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg..

William Jacobson 23-Mar, 08:46 21 BBC

A boy of 10 was forced to lie face down while his mother was subjected to a four-hour rape ordeal in a Johannesburg taxi, reports from...


‘Vegetable ivory’

‘Vegetable ivory’..

Antonio Roberts 22-Mar, 23:24 22 BBC

Onno Heerma van Voss jokes that he never intended to be a conservationist, but he is helping to save the African elephant. Numbers of...


Safe to drink?

Safe to drink?..

Tyler Holmes 22-Mar, 23:24 19 BBC

A recent court case in Nigeria has highlighted concerns that locally made soft drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption...


Zimbabwe Opposition Parties Demand Internationally-run 2018 Elections

Zimbabwe Opposition Parties Demand Internationally-run 2018..

22-Mar, 21:50 40 VOA

Police sealed Zimbabwe Electoral Commission offices and only allowed a few opposition members to get in March 22, 2017, to present their...


Drought, Political Maneuvering Blamed for Central Kenya's Unrest

Drought, Political Maneuvering Blamed for Central Kenya's Unrest..

Michael Adamson 22-Mar, 21:50 35 VOA

Wires of a fence are propped up in order for herders’ livestock to pass through into Mugie Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya, March 17, 2017....


Senegal's Touba TV blames 'satanic trick' for porn gaffe

Senegal's Touba TV blames 'satanic trick' for porn gaffe..

Wyatt Waller 22-Mar, 17:30 38 BBC

A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the "satanic trick" that led to a hardcore porn film being shown...


At Least 25 Starve to Death in Somaliland - Official

At Least 25 Starve to Death in Somaliland - Official..

Michael Adamson 22-Mar, 13:48 7 VOA

Medical practitioners attend to sick and malnourished children in the drought-stricken Baligubadle village near Hargeisa, the capital city...


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Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years

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Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military...

UK wins injunction in bid to stop prison guard strike

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Britain's government has won a last-minute injunction to halt a strike by...