A high court in Tanzania on Friday sentenced 11 people to death for the murder of a well-known conservationist in the East African country more than five years ago. Anti-poaching activist Wayne Lotter, described as a "hero to many" for his anti-poaching efforts, was shot dead in August 2017 while riding in a taxi in Tanzania's commercial capital of Dar es Salaam.
Potentially life-saving insecticidal malaria nets, designed to be biologically effective for at least 3 years, may stop working well after just 12 months, suggests research of their use in one East African country and published online in the open access journal BMJ Global Health. These nets have proved essential in...
The East African restaurant will debut the food truck at Noel Night
Andre Isaac walked out of a Gaston County courtroom crying. But his tears were of relief, not devastation. Isaac, who was charged in the May 2018 killing of a gas station clerk, was found not guilty by a jury after a trial that lasted more than a week. ...
The Burundi government has indicated that it will not allow the importation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the country despite some East African Community member states opening up for the products. “GMO is not allowed in Burundi, not even importing them; they are totally prohibited. It’s only the hybrids...
Africa Data Centres is expanding its Sameer facility in Nairobi by up to 15MW of IT load; The facility will be built in the company's leading-edge modular design. Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies a pan-African technology group, is pleased to announce it has secured a piece of land adjacent to its existing data centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and plans to expand the facility up to an extra 15MW of IT load. The build will be completed in the first half of 2024 and will bring five times more than the current capacity.
Stunning savannahs, beautiful beaches- Kenya has it all.
The international development nonprofit Technoserve is leading a five-year program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture designed to boost the coffee sector of Burundi. Called the Burundi Better Coffee Initiative, the program is designed to help some 60,000 coffee-farming families in the East African country increase their incomes...
Subject to the forces of capital, migrating populations, and political circumstances, our planet’s cities are constantly evolving. This continuous evolution is evident in the built fabric of settlements, as architects and planners build upon layers of the built environment, with some having the strenuous task of having to integrate the historic urban areas of cities successfully with contemporary architectural interventions and systems.
A few weeks ago, my uninsulated home had a chill in it that I couldn’t chase away. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that I started craving my grandmother’s matoke — the small, thick, green bananas she simmers with sautéed onion, tomato and spices until the sauce turns dark and glossy, and the starchy bananas become just tender enough to break apart with a few fingers tucked behind the fold of a chapati.
Africa Data Centres has announced that it has secured a piece of land adjacent to its existing data centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and plans to expand the facility up to an extra 15MW of IT load. The build will be completed in the first half of 2024 and will bring five times more than the current capacity.
Second-hand phone commerce platform, Badili has raised Kshs. 230 million in preseed funding in a bid to increase its operations in Africa. The startup handles trade-ins and buybacks on behalf of major OEMs and other phone dealers with one of its major deals being a partnership with Samsung. Most buyers...
Democratic Republic of Congo’s armed forces accused the M23 rebels of breaching a ceasefire, saying that they killed at least 50 people in a massacre earlier this week and warning that the army would defend civilians from attacks. The statement on Thursday came less than a week after regional...
(Yicai Global) Dec. 2 -- China’s Sinoma International Engineering, the world’s biggest provider of cement engineering services, has scored a USD300 million engineering, procurement and construction contract from Kenya’s Savannah Cement to build a cement plant and supporting power generating complex in the East African country. Sinoma...