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M-Pesa at 10: How Africa become the leader in mobile money

M-Pesa, the world’s largest mobile money network, has enabled millions of Africans to gain access to safe and secure banking solutions. The idea has...
Patrick Mwalua, Kenya, Tsavo West National Park, conservation, water trucks, drought

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Name an African elephant and save it

Amarula’s Name Them, Save Them campaign fights elephant poaching and gets society to understand these mystical creatures.Ray MaotaThere are less than 400 000 African...

Matatu buses: Kenya’s mobile museums

8 November 2016Kenya's matatu buses are 12- and 14-seater urban transport vehicles – a little bigger than the average South African minibus taxi –...

Life Pocket eases organ donation

Caroline Wambui with her technology teacher Damaris Mutati. (Image: OMG Voice)The death of her uncle was the catalyst and after being introduced to IT...

Kenyan running shoe company inspired by country’s Olympic spirit

  — Enda (@EndaSportswear) June 30, 2016Kenyan entrepreneur Navalayo Osembo, together with American investor Weldon Kennedy, have created Kenya's first running shoe company. Enda, which...

Dadaab: the camp that’s changing the world’s view on refugees

A transit camp to house Somalis fleeing war has, over two decades, become the largest refugee camp in the world. Now its 360 000 residents face an uncertain future as the Kenyan government announces its closure.

Youth citizen journalism in Kenya takes off

Youth citizen journalism in Kenya takes off

Youngsters in Kibera, one of Kenya's biggest townships are using the cut and paste method to create photocopied magazines to tell the world their stories. They highlight daily struggles but also reveal the city's unique cultural movements.

Connecting women to technology

An Intel programme called She Will Connect aims to increase women's access to the digital world. Research has shown there is a significant gender gap in developing countries in using technology such as the web. It'll help to empower women in their businesses, increase literacy, and strengthen their voice.

Kenya’s take on Adele’s “Hello”

Kenyan Afropop singer Dela Maranga has offered a fresh take on the popular song Hello from Brit singer Adele. Maranga sings the song in Swahili and it's going viral on YouTube. It has already been viewed more than 250 000 times.

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