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The Internet of Things will change the world

LUSAKA, Zambia - The Internet of Things, an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action, is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives within the next two to three years.

11 hours ago

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UK aid vision for the continent

United Kingdom International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, has pledged more help to create jobs, build livelihoods and support the poorest people in Africa to work their way out of poverty, during a visit to Kenya.

1 day ago

Pay as you go solar power
Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar is a big deal in Africa, with companies like M-KOPA Solar and PEG Ghana making waves. Over in Uganda, another such company is seeing significant success from the model, even without external investment.

By Tom Jackson 24 Oct 2016

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Chaos-ridden Libya's economy on the brink, say experts

TRIPOLI, Libya - Political stalemate and the conflict rocking Libya are preventing the North African country from taking advantage of its vast oil resources and pushing the economy towards collapse, experts say.

21 Oct 2016