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The government has decided to postpone local elections until 2016. The opposition says it will ...
Why a 'confidential draft' "reveals that only 5,000 migrants will be allowed to resettle in Eur...
How cool, right?! The island, which is a UNESCO heritage site, is the most visited landmar...
"The wall, a series of concrete barriers, fences, ditches and observation posts overlooked ...
This week, Sudan held their elections, which are now being heavily criticized and boycotted by ...
Why police officials in Angola are denying involvement in the deaths of more than 200 members o...
Photos of the foreigner experience in South Africa continue to emerge as the country tries to s...
A look at the music legend story, including how his experience as an African albino inspires hi...
Here is a list of the region's well-known (and not so well-known) places to see contemporary ar...
With the recent rash of xenophobic attacks, travelers interested in visiting the popular touris...
The Muslim Brotherhood leader was convicted, this week, of ordering the arrest and torture of p...
Thousands of South Africans tok to the streets, this week, to protest against anti-foreigner at...
"In the aftermath of Sunday's sea disaster, which killed more than 800 would-be migrants off th...
A look at Burkina Faso's most famous political leader, and the country's uneasy transition of p...
Human Rights Watch takes a look at the Zone 9 trial which has been stopped and started more tha...
The country has deployed the army in volatile areas such as Alexandria. The township has been a...
As global leaders gather in New York to debate the Sustainable Development Goals, what has Afri...
What will the retiring of Ghana's electoral commission chairperson mean for future elections, s...
With the country's citizens preparing to head to the polls, many hope the violence will cease a...
The country's military forces have been steadily reclaiming territory from the insurgents and s...
Brookings takes a deeper look at the recently published recommendations made by the President's...
"It’s been a rough week for South African businesses across the continent. Some have become t...
The Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers says 30,000 to 40,000 staff set to lose the...
"Global growth has been pegged at 3.5 percent, a rather moderate increase from last year’s...
Why the World Economic Forum believes the “full economic and social benefits of the internet ...
A look inside the lives and businesses of migrant smugglers. A Guardian reporter exposes the "s...
This writer details why competition and sudden change (to name just a few) have made the contin...
While capital cities such as Nairobi and Lagos are listed as hot spots for invesment, here are ...
What the World Bank has identified as the "commitments that will help promote financial i...
A look at the lavish homes of Africa's rich in the UK.
Did you know that Ethiopia has played a major role in the development of the world's religions?...
Music typically plays a powerful role in politics, and it certainly influenced the recent elect...
The world can't seem to get enough of contemporary African art, and these ten galleries showcas...
Since a picture paints a thousand words, Design Indaba challenged illustrators to develop poste...
London's ultra high end real estate has been capturing the attention of wealthy Africans. Learn...
With so many wealthy Africans colonizing London (see above), is it any surprise that African fo...
Opinions are divided about the new film that swept the awards at France's equivalent of the Osc...
The relationship between Nigerian parents and their first generation American children is ripe ...
Learn about the Ivory Coast dancer and choreographer whose work is finding global appeal, most ...
The Guardian brings us their picks for this week's top African pop.
From Rwanda to Tanzania, find out why these locations were ranked among top 20 world greenest p...
Take a look at these collection of photos in Cape Town's surfer town with lots of good eats.
Find out why many lodges close from November until April, a period when the ter...
Google’s Street View headed on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island. The museum and former...
Joburg’s First Thursdays follows the lead of cities such as New York, Cape Town and London. I...
The list includes tips on choosing a location to travel solo. Safety is key.
An exhibition running through May 5, highlights images in 103 countries in just over 1,000 day...
Learn more about the Dung Beetle, "commonly spotted on safari in Africa." Here is why this wr...
This writer shows the points of Swaziland that make it special, including its 'special' culture...
Here are five things you need to know about the people of north-western Namibia.  
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Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explains why addressing the technology, agriculture, and infrastructure needs in parts of Africa, and in other emerging markets, is crucial to sustai...

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