ARUSHA, Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places, a senior official said on Frid

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s electricity distributor on Friday launched an energy loss reduction initiative in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Kenyan farmers could soon start growing Genetically Modified (GM) maize if an application by scientists for approval by regulatory agencies succeeds.

KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) -- Heavy downpour that hit Ngoma district in eastern Rwanda on Monday has left 221 families homeless, Rwanda’s Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs said late

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Scientists from a global invasive species organization on Friday warned a parasitic invasive weed known as Cuscuta is threatening the survival of crops and biodiversity in weste

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian parliamentary investigative committee on diamonds and tanzanite mining said on Wednesday the industry was marred with corruption, secrecy, cheating, tax

Humanitarian partners in Kenya on Thursday appealed for 106 million U.S. dollars to scale up their response to help lessen the dire effects of drought in northern Kenya.

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) said Thursday that more than 1,400 km of high-voltage power transmission lines and distribution stations are ready to complement

The UN and international aid organizations on Monday decried the high malnutrition rates in Kenya.

CAPE TOWN South Africa (Xinhua) -- The first legal auction of rhino horns after years of suspension opened in South Africa on Monday despite opposition from the government.

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