When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?


NAIROBI – What’s wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder of Kenya-based …

Desert Locusts Put Ethiopian Crops At Risk


Ethiopian agriculture officials say they are taking steps to control a major locust infestation that could threaten some of the country’s staple crops.Swarms of the schistocerca gregaria – better known as the desert locust – arrived in Ethiopia in June…