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Nearly 10,000 people have died from Ebola, the vast majority in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leon...
Many know Aliko Dangote is Africa's richest man, but how many know the details of his company? ...
Yes you read right. It's women's month, and this year’s theme is "Make it Happen." Here are f...
Why Lesotho may be headed for a new coalition government after an election that "failed to heal...
The world is watching the state of global prices. It doesn''t look good, especially in Nigeria....
Voters will cast their ballots in Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia...
Should Mo Ibrahim increase his prize money to persuade many African leaders to amend their cons...
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, drivers often forget traffic rules and drive at their ...
Sometimes we may slip up and eat stuff that is not really good for us and the family. I know I ...
The Nigerian author participated in UK Vogue's fashion practice by showing readers her style. C...
"President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Soma...
Secret documents recently leaked have exposed a plot to kill former African Union head Nkosaza...
The upcoming 2015 presidential election in Nigeria—set to be held in March—will be the firs...
This week, an American woman working as a Christian missionary in Nigeria was kidnapped, accord...
Oscar Pistorius's lawyers launch legal challenge against judge's decision to allow appeal, as p...
Learn more about Ethiopian migrants and their experience in Somalia, specifically the mistreatm...
"Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has accepted his party's nomination as a candidate for elect...
A deeper look at the Zimbabwean game farm owner who offered two elephants, two buffalo, two sa...
A campaigning FGM survivor shares how she is fighting the controversial practice of Female Ge...
The Kenyan actress was just celebrated for her glamourous look at the Oscars on Sunday, but now...
"The rise of e-commerce in Africa is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands ...
McKinsey Global Institute recently sat down with Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-I...
Learn more about the IMF's recent deal with Ghana to finance a loan. The country's economy trou...
Find out how Nigeria and Rwanda have a strong economic relationship. Rwanda is one of the fas...
"Mr. Zuma’s flagship policy in the face of a slowing economy and rising unemployment is to ba...
The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has set a deadline of June 17 for televisi...
Why this chief strategist called the recently announced South African national budget “dull...
Believe it or not, most of the aspiring entrepreneurs interested in Tony Elumelu Entrepreneursh...
Why Nigerian startups focusing on the educational sector, lowering high cost of quality educati...
"The World Bank is working with other development finance institutions to raise some $500 milli...
An Oscar nominated film role catapulted Barkhad Abdi into the spotlight, and he's now using his...
A new documentary provides an interesting perspective on the work of famed architect, David Adj...
Nigeria is home to quite a few royals, and photographer George Osodi's portraits capture the co...
If you've had more winter than you can stand, it's time you break out the tagine and treat your...
The Guardian gives us their picks of the top new releases on the African pop charts.
Learn about the creative mother and daughter team behind fashion accessories brand, One of Each...
Breaking stereotypes and forging connections is the mission of the Mahoyo Project, which brings...
A new book from Paul Duncan gives us a peak into the homes and lives of some of South Africa's ...
Artist Hirut Yosef is an Ethiopian Jew, with a history of strong, female role models, who she c...
Learn more about biltong and how its appeal is fast spreading across the globe.
A recently released research report took a look at the world's travel destinations. Of the top ...
Our SA Director Laura Joseph has embarked on a bucket list journey up Mount Kilimanjaro. Want t...
Ebony magazine has picked the 14 top hotspots for black travelers. Among the african travel des...
A traveler details her trip in the North African country with arab influences. Specifically, sh...
Learn more about the Great Mosque of Djenne, the largest mud structure in the world, constructe...
"Nigeria’s capital is home to some of the greatest sights in Nigeria. Abuja is conveniently...
A global look at the best places to escape the cold and enjoy fun in the sun, including a trip ...
Would you ever sleep out on the plains of the Serengeti? How about on a cliff? Here are 11 incr...
When you attempt to pronounce this Namibian town, it may be confusing (and possibly stressful)....
Why Table Mountain is one the beautiful natural wonders you will want to visit around the world...
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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day, a charity campaigning for a global day of ceasefire and non-violence, and British actor Jude Law. Law began ...

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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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Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up”...

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Senegal’s Ministry of Education partners with Samsung to launch innovative mobile education solution The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa today announced the launch of a...

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In this episode of “The Scoop,” Salim Amin speaks to Naadiya Moosajee, co-founder of the non-profit organization, South African Women in engineering. Through her non-profit, she promotes ...

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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