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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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.
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.
In today's news roundup, floods have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes in East Africa, Italian schools will begin teaching climate change next year, and movie star James Dean, who died in 1955, will make a new movie.
In today's news roundup, protests force leaders to step down in Lebanon and Iraq, a US Air Force mystery plane lands after over two years in space, and a painting that was headed for the dump sells for $26.6 million.
Google scientists say they have used a special "quantum computer" to complete a calculation that would take the fastest computers in the world up to 10,000 years to solve. It took Google's computer 200 seconds.
In today's news roundup, Haiti is shaken by violent protests, Bernie Sanders gets treated for a heart problem, a freak snowstorm blankets Montana, and UPS gets permission to use drones for deliveries.
In today's news roundup, Texas struggles after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Rugby World Cup opens in Japan, a company promotes a chair you can wear, and a high school finds bedbugs in its iPads.
It has become very easy for people to use computer programs to make fake videos that seem real. Many people are very worried about how these tools might be misused.
After studying DNA in water collected from Loch Ness, scientist Neil Gemmell has proven that many ideas about the Loch Ness monster simply aren't possible. But he's left one idea open - giant eels.