More than 200 high school girls from Kiambu County have participated in Microsoft’s fifth DigiGirlz High Tech Camp.
The key to achieving food security in Ethiopia could lie in animal bones, according to a science journalist.
The US has pledged almost $100 million in food aid to help battle the effects of Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years.
The United Nations says Ethiopia need $50m in emergency funding to recover from its worst drought in 30 years.
The World Bank has pulled out of a $265m road construction project in Uganda, following allegations of mismanagement by the government and sexual abuse of minors by employees.
The US has expressed interest in investing Sh1.4 billion ($13.7 million) into an oil pipeline that will link northern Kenya’s oil fields to Lamu.
Rwanda’s government has been ranked as the most efficient in Africa in the Global Competitive Report 2014-2015 – and the seventh most efficient in the world.
President John Magufuli has scrapped the usual government Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of his belt-tightening measures.
Switzerland has contributed an additional $3 million dollars (£1.96 million) to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help bring aid to the most vulnerable people in the country.
Startups from across the African continent will be vying it out for the award of “Startupper of the Year,” in a contest created by energy firm Total.