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.
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Kenya leaves no doubt about its place as a regional tech leader with innovations in mobile banking and cashless transportation services (July 2014).
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).
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.