In October, a Rwandan company called Mara opened two factories - one in Rwanda and the other in South Africa. The factories will produce the first smartphones built completely in Africa.
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Two important political debates were recently held in the United Kingdom and the United States. A debate is a discussion between people trying to get elected. Each is asked questions and given a chance to present their ideas.
A company called Heliogen has announced a new process that can reach extremely high temperatures using only the power of the sun. The process could help reduce the pollution that's causing the climate crisis.
An Iranian reporter who has been held by Australia on Manus Island for over six years has finally left the island on a trip to New Zealand. The award-winning author says he'll never return.
Last week, the US House of Representatives began a public investigation into actions by US President Donald Trump. The investigation will decide if Mr. Trump should be accused of crimes that could result in him being removed as president.
In today's news roundup, climate change is named a health emergency for children, Zimbabwe prints its first new money in 10 years, and a group scans faces to encourage a new law against face scanning.
In today's news roundup, Venice suffers its worst flooding in 50 years, Taylor Swift says she's not allowed to play her own songs, and three cows lost during Hurricane Dorian swim several miles to safety.
Lucy Hughes, a 24-year-old English inventor, has used skin and scales from fish to create a new kind of plastic that will break down in about six weeks. Her invention won this year's James Dyson Award.
Schools in Hong Kong are closed until Sunday as the area responds to increased violence between police and student protesters, as well as huge traffic jams caused by protesters.
A puppy found in a back yard in Australia has turned out to not be a dog, but a rare dingo. It is hoped that the animal will be able to help increase the numbers of dingos of its kind, which are in danger of dying out.