By 2020, there will be more than 700 million smartphone connections across the African continent. Widespread connectivity is having game-changing impacts in almost all sectors, but what does it really mean for economic development.
'My Son the Jihadi' tells the story of the mother and brother left behind after Briton Thomas Evans travels to Somalia to join militant Islamist group al-Shabaab.
More than 18 "neglected tropical diseases" – including sleeping sickness, rabies and river blindness – affect over one billion people worldwide, but they're not on the public's radar.
Accompanying text report from May 2013 ''The future of Somalia is at stake', says president'
Following the Westgate shopping mall attack in September 2013; accompanying text report 'Nairobi mall attack: American family in emotional reunion with rescue hero Abdul Haji', above image by Georgina Goodwin.
Newsnight investigates claims that Kenyan security forces were behind the murder of the controversial Muslim cleric Makaburi in Mombasa in April 2014.
Maasai women in Kenya gathered in June 2014 to debate the abandonment of female genital mutilation (FGM), with some women arguing in favour of the practice.
Kenya leaves no doubt about its place as a regional tech leader with innovations in mobile banking and cashless transportation services (July 2014).
The inside story of the man described by police as one of Britain's most prolific paedophiles, convicted in December 2014 for sex offences committed in Kenya.
Hundreds of Muslims are living in deteriorating conditions at camps in the south-west of the Central African Republic, after fleeing attacks by anti-Balaka militia. Shot in December 2014 on assignment with Human Rights Watch.
Fake and substandard medicines kill an estimated million people a year. A new paper-based drug tester is being trialled in Kenya to help identify them (June 2015).
Up to 60 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are at risk of catching sleeping sickness – caused by a parasite passed on by the biting tsetse fly – which is usually fatal if left untreated.
As soil degradation becomes more of a problem across the African continent, a Kenyan company is seeking to promote soil preservation by offering 'green loans' to farmers (July 2015).
In 2011, Thomas Evans left his family home in Buckinghamshire and travelled to Somalia to join the deadly Islamist group al-Shabaab, behind atrocities including the Westgate shopping mall attack in neighbouring Nairobi.
Catherine Mahugu is the founder of Soko, an e-commerce platform based in Kenya and San Francisco in the USA, which allows local artisans to sell handcrafted jewellery directly to the consumer.
Almost two billion children have been born since the turn of the millennium. They are the first generation of the 21st century.
Mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, PEMA Kenya and Human Rights Watch said in a report released in September 2015.
Jacqueline Jumbe-Kahura helps Kenyan teachers overcome the challenges that many face by providing vital training, resources and access to support networks.
Eneza Education's co-founders Toni Maraviglia and Kago Kagichiri are using Kenya's mobile phone network to try and change education.
People in Somaliland with mental health conditions – rates of which are believed to be high – are increasingly forced into institutions, where they face serious abuses.