Belgian king ‘deeply regrets’ colonial injustices in DR Congo

For the first time in Belgium’s history, a reigning king expressed regret Tuesday for the violence carried out by the former colonial power when it ruled over what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In a letter to the president of the DRC, Felix Tshisekedi, which was published on the 60th anniversary of the […]

AFDB ranks 4th on global index of transparency

Publish What You Fund has ranked the African Development Bank (AFDB) fourth out of 47 global development institutions on its aid Transparency Index. The Index is the only independent measure of aid transparency among the world’s major development agencies. The index places the Bank in the highest category of transparency along with other world class […]

3D masks – ventilators: Kenya tech-novators on virus-combat mission

African scientists, engineers and innovators have turned to homegrown solutions to prepare for the worst case scenario amid the COVID-19 pandemic disruption – which at a point brought much of the world to its knees. By the time the virus hit Africa, where cases have risen slowly, images of overwhelmed hospitals and stories of health workers […]
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