Julie Mehretu's recent sale of a painting at auction is the highest ever made by an African artist, surpassing her own record set just a month earlier. This achievement underscores a burgeoning global interest in contemporary African art.
Faustina Amponsah sought help combating the effects of climate change in her farming community. So she linked up with a local environmental group to growing and distribute tree seedlings in her community. She's confident the reforestation will bring back the regular rains.
A deep-water port project and associated rail infrastructure, expected to form the backbone of a transformative South African green hydrogen initiative, is advancing, according to the country's ports authority.
Adding value to raw shea at home in Côte d'Ivoire was a great way for Mouahié Kouassi to apply her considerable education to create jobs, help the economy, and support a community. Now that her products are going international, her success is a reminder of the massive potential value of "women's gold".
At 15, after a complicated delivery, Theresa Kadzura suffered an obstetric fistula, which hindered her from living a full life. This is a story of how a woman in Zimbabwe was able to beat negative attitudes towards formal healthcare in her church and community to face obstetric fistula.
Africa's geothermal potential is huge, particularly in the Rift Valley, which extends from the Horn of Africa to Malawi. In East Africa alone, the potential capacity is over 20 GW. Kenya is the leading producer of geothermal energy in Africa and aims to produce over 50% of its power from geothermal energy by 2030.