Kenya has become the third African nation to introduce a malaria vaccine for babies and toddlers.
Uganda on Wednesday announced it has recorded 1.4 million cases of malaria since June this year, marking a 40% surge in cases of the mosquito-spread disease.
Tanzania is turning to drones in the fight against malaria in a partnership with Aberystwyth University.
The fight against malaria in East Africa is stalling. A number of financial, environmental and human-caused factors contribute to rising death rates from the disease in parts of the region, which remains one of the worst regions in the world.