‘No need for birth control’: Tanzanian president’s views cause outrage

John Magufuli says people who use contraceptives are lazy, and outsiders who promote birth control are giving bad advice Womens rights campaigners have expressed outrage after the Tanzanian president said there is no need for birth control. The president, John Magufuli, told a rally in Meatu, in the Simiyu region,…

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One year after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides, survivors say they can barely afford to eat

(CNN)One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling to afford meals and decent accommodation. But despite that intervention, challenges remain. His rent is coming due, and he fears his family could be out on the…

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Drones driven by AI will track illegal fishing in African waters

(CNN)Across the African continent, drones are finding innovative uses — from monitoring displaced populations, to delivering critical medical supplies. Once a drone detects a boat, AI will enable it to verify whether it is a cruising boat, tanker or fishing vessel. The drone will then establish whether the boat is…

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