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The country's election board confirmed a win for Nidaa Tounes this week.  
Protest have sprung up in the streets of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou. The gathering is in respo...
This Is Africa complied the list that includes structures in Cairo, Egypt and Durban, South Afr...
Jonathan was already expected to run for a second term and will be the ruling party candidate.
A look at plans to foster this "smart cities" idea, and why it requires "not only government co...
The militant group is said to have stormed the city of Mubi releasing jailed militants held in ...
Find out how Ivory Coast, now the world's top exporter of cashews, went from growing 80,000 t...
Take a look at the two men suspected of killing SA football captain Senzo Meyiwa.  
The fashion festivities kicked off this week with a beautiful display of a Spring/Summer collec...
Learn more about Kio Global Book Publishing, is founder and the motivations behind the multi-cu...
Two days of protests in the streets of Burkina Faso's capital have pushed President Blaise Com...
The 77-year-old leader died after battling an undisclosed illness. His death comes just a few d...
Empty hospital beds, little to no new cases and negative test results are encouraging, but heal...
The violent protests aimed at President Blaise Compaore after his attempt to run for a fifth te...
Nidaa Tounes won 85 of the 217 parliamentary seats in Tunisia's elections this week. Find out w...
"Africa is lagging behind in tackling hunger with reports showing that over 25% of Africa’s p...
The Gates' foundation embarks on a grand challenge to strengthen gender quality initiatives on ...
It seems the girls kidnapped in northern Nigeria more than six months ago may not be coming bac...
A look at Libya three years after the fall of Gaddafi and the state of the country "fragmented ...
An interesting detailed account of life in Nigeria for someone living away from their home coun...
"The Ebola outbreak, which is ravaging West Africa, could cost $33 billion, the World Bank esti...
Find out what the IMF's African Department found when they took a look at the infrastructure de...
Here are the 5 reasons you should make the idea you've been suppressing your business reality...
The continent gaining attention for its economic progress now feels loss as the Ebola virus con...
CNBC Africa takes a look at the growing wine tourism industry and its standing as one of the wo...
The entrepreneur shares what it takes as someone who made their first million at the age of jus...
Find out why Africans should embrace technology in businesses and daily life to resist the poss...
Why state-owned land lines may have no place in the wireless future of Africa.
Meet the two entrepreneurs highlighting the cocoa-richness of Uganda and making its chocolate g...
Learn more about Banke Kuku, and how her textile company is brightening up the continent.
A new exhibit at NYU's Grey Art Gallery highlights the courage and artistry of South African ph...
It was a long and arduous trek to the silver screen, but 'The Good Lie,' a film about the lost ...
She rose to fame as an Ethiopian supermodel, but her days are now filled with designing a fashi...
With a phenomenal debut album, Wizkid's fans were fearful that his second effort may not measur...
Seeking to create a bridge between African designers and the UK marketplace, Kathy Chenoy has f...
A novel program by the African Wildlife Foundation aims to preserve the environment by building...
Belgian-Rwandan, Stromae, is revolutionizing dance music with his unusually sad lyrics, and he'...
Loving African fashions, but not sure you can pull them off? Here's a primer on how to rock you...
When portraying Mandela, actor Idris Elba developed an appreciation for South African music, wh...
Maybelline enters the African beauty market with a powder designed specifically for darker skin...
Everyone goes to Marrakesh. Why not do something a bit different. This is a list of the count...
Catch some great waves and enjoy the sun by following these tips on your next trip to an Africa...
"Opt to explore the country’s Chyulu Hills on horseback, and you can race zebras and ...
The bustling big city has many hotspots for the vibrant young traveler as well as the family ju...
You can't go on a safari vacation without seeing at least one lion. Here are five National ...
This writer shares noteworthy tips on how to track animals from a week with Bushwise Field Gui...
Learn more about Conservation Lower Zambezi, and their efforts to unite communities and protect...
Tips for the traveling adventurer exploring in the footsteps of Europe's David Livingstone.
Adrenaline junky? Here's a jump in Cape Town that will make your energy run high and your screa...
Did you know this is possible? Not many travelers do, but if you attempt to cancel your flight ...
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