Fahmida Miller

Fahmida Miller

Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

There is now hope that a successful rollout of the vaccine across three African countries will mean fewer deaths.

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Africa

'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed

Uncertainty surrounds South Africa's latest budget as observers critique an economy in trouble, and wonder whether the finance minister will stay on or leave.

'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed

Africa

Mogadishu struggles with limited ambulance service

The limited medical service is not enough in a city often subject to bomb attacks.

Mogadishu struggles with limited ambulance service

Somalia

Somalia: More than 1,500 children orphaned after twin blasts

The twin bombings that occurred in Mogadishu three months ago killed more than 500 Somali civilians, making it the deadliest incident in Somalia's modern history.

Somalia: More than 1,500 children orphaned after twin blasts

Africa

Somalia: Government plans to reduce famine threat

Drought and fighting have exacerbated the risk of famine in Somalia, but Mogadishu has plans to break the cycle of suffering in the fertile country.

Somalia: Government plans to reduce famine threat

Zimbabwe

Fear and loss: Zimbabweans expose life under Mugabe

Since the fall of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabweans are hopeful for a better future. But many continue to suffer from decades of Mugabe's authoritarian rule and use of state resources to benefit his family.

Fear and loss: Zimbabweans expose life under Mugabe

Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans hopeful for better future post-Mugabe

Many are now hoping that Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will be sworn in as president on Friday, will turn the economy around and curb the country's huge unemployment crisis.

Zimbabweans hopeful for better future post-Mugabe

Kenya

Kenya's Supreme Court to decide over Kenyatta's re-election

Kenya's Supreme Court is expected to decide on Monday if President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn in for his second term or if new elections will be held.

Kenya's Supreme Court to decide over Kenyatta's re-election

Africa

Scrabble players unite in Kenya for championships

Players from more than 30 countries are competing in an international competition for one of the world’s most popular board games.

Scrabble players unite in Kenya for championships

Politics

Kenya's election rerun marred by unrest and protests

At least two people were killed and several others injured after police in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu fired live rounds and tear gas to break up protests against the vote.

Kenya's election rerun marred by unrest and protests

Politics

Kenya electoral commissioner resigns over potential vote fraud

The head of Kenya's electoral commission is warning that next week's election rerun may not be free and fair. Wafula Chebukati says there has been political interference in its operations.

Kenya electoral commissioner resigns over potential vote fraud

Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to secure a second term

President Uhuru Kenyatta is running for a second shot at leading Kenya.

President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to secure a second term