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Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday on charges ...
"As springtime brings calmer seas, there is likely to be an increase in the number of crossing ...
A 100-carat 'perfect' diamond is going on auction in New York today and is estimated to sell fo...
Eskom stated in December 2014 that unplanned outages had increased and that plant availability ...
New surveys from the Pew Research Center show that the majority of people in Uganda, Tanzania, ...
After criticism that it was slow and ineffective in the crucial early months of the Ebola crisi...
"Kenya’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is thriving, despite a spate of terror attacks over the la...
Rapid urbanization across Africa and growing inequality are threatening to increase social tens...
"Viewers in America and elsewhere in the world may not know it but they have seen a lot of Moro...
"Ethiopia is often overlooked as a top destination for spiritual pilgrimage. This is an unfortu...
"The World Bank is offering an additional $650 million to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone...
The initial spark for the mayhem this week, which saw mobs of armed men in Durban attack shops ...
The Nigerian city of Lagos is among African metropolises which have seen some of the highest gr...
The first Nigerian female candidate was Mojisola Adekunle-Obasanjo, ex-wife of former president...
Ethiopia's teff is the world's smallest grain and is used to make injera bread, a staple in the...
"Young girls from the Maasai community still face the risk of undergoing the female genital mut...
Côte d'Ivoire has received authorisation from the United States to start direct flights betwee...
Sudan belongs to the Ol Pejeta wildlife sanctuary in Kenya, a 90,000 acre space home to 105 bla...
As the numbers of Ghanaians abroad increased, and transportation became easier and cheaper, mor...
Oratilwe Hlongwane is still learning to put together words but the toddler is already able to s...
Generating capacity of South Africa's power supplier, Eskom, plummeted to record lows this week...
Isabel dos Santos is reportedly finalizing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Efacec Power S...
Self-described Eco-Capitalist Jason Drew of AgriProtein is farming flies to feed the world, cle...
Angola's sovereign wealth fund is allocating $1.4 billion to five new vehicles that will invest...
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and his private equity backers have sold a majority stake ...
Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom Corp. to build as many as four nuclear power plants...
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund is pouring a bigger share of its cash into Africa in a bid to ...
According to the GSMA 2013 Mobile Money Adoption Survey, sub-Saharan Africa is home to 53 perce...
"Most African luxury brands are focused on ready to wear which is still a hurdle for people to ...
"The biggest advantage we have at the moment, and you've seen this with mobile phone penetratio...
In an effort to promote South African design and sustainability, Pharrell Williams and Woolwort...
There are some very rich people in Africa, and their ranks keep growing. See where they live an...
A new retrospective at the Tate Modern explores the history of UCLA's radical film movement and...
The world of graphic novels has a new African superhero character to add to the mix, and this o...
One of South Africa's most humble dishes, bunny chow, is now all the rage in London, but has it...
In this books podcast, hear from two African authors whose recent books have received new atten...
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Idris Elba's early days on the London music scene and how they ...
You may not be familiar with his name, but Dambudzo Marechera is a literary lion in Zimbabwe. L...
Get to know Syllart Records and why some liken it to the Motown of West Africa.
Meet Lisa Folawiyo, the Nigerian attorney turned fashion designer, whose luxe designs are gaini...
Lake Jozini brings to mind a number of major African destinations. With its booming tiger-fish ...
"The music of Mahmood Abdel Aziz plays in the background as we enjoy our excellent meal, comple...
"If you can afford it, a private cruise train shows you Africa from the safety and comfort of a...
Included is a balloon safari over Namib Naukluft National Park. "Across a staggering 50,000 squ...
Every year, southern right whales migrate from their icy feeding grounds off Antarctica to warm...
"There is both a wild and a serene allure to this rural land of green hills and red clay (and i...
"As a black African travelling abroad, you often come with more baggage than what you packed an...
"Marrakesh is not for the faint of heart - it has long been a city that beckons the traveler wi...
"There are countless reasons why some 40,000 trekkers are drawn to Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanja...
Cape Town’s “bucket list” of key tourist attractions has expanded to include the new Cape...
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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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All things being equal – great accommodations, game-rife bush, personable companions – a great safari guide is the defining difference in the enjoyment, even exhilaration, and certainly memorabili...

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Forging Enterprise
The International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises (INSME) Annual Meeting and Forum, which is taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 26 – 28 May, is set to advan...

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  • as Africa.com Platinum Restaurants are extraordinary. They offer a dining experience that is a cut above the rest, incorporating creative culinary preparation
  • as Africa.com Gold Restaurants offer an excellent dining experience on par with fine restaurants globally, offering well prepared dishes, a good selection of fine wines
  • as Africa.com Bronze Restaurants are solid choices in the category of casual dining. These restaurants are generally appropriate for families with children