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Militant members of Boko Haram have abducted more than 100 students of secondary school in Born...
Here's a list of the jobs Africans can't really apply for yet. Why social entrepreneurs transfo...
A look at Africa's unique wildlife yet endangered wildlife and information from the Internation...
A recent report looks at the fragile states of Africa, and instability's effect on bank manager...
Recent violence in Nigeria's capital has forced officials to step up security for May's World E...
Check out live updates of the proceedings in South Africa's Oscar Pistorius trial.
Learn more about the railway project set to connect Mombasa-Nairobi's railway construction, and...
A collection of photos capturing christian militia group members in the village of Zawa, Cent...
They're finally here! Oju Africa, created in 2012, has released their afro emoticions. Find out...
How the Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper will lend her voice to the documentary, "Fonko."
A collection of stunning photos and moving testimonies from victims and perpetrators of the 199...
The Olympic athlete took to the stand for the first time to defend himself. Since his trial beg...
A local Rwandan paper looks at the role of women in Rwanda, and how, twenty years later, women ...
For the first time, Ebola virus survivors are returning to their homes. Find out how the group,...
Have you heard of "KONY 2012"? Once the most viewed viral video on Youtube, it highlights t...
A recently released report says a little over 99 percent of Egyptian women have "experienced so...
They were born at the birth of a new democracy. Twenty years later, find out what South Africa'...
Is he a villian or a saviour? Why President Paul Kagame's participation in and impact on Rwanda...
An in-depth look at the expats seeking refuge in Somalia and being 'othered' by much of society...
Why the World Bank is encouraging developing nations to create policy targeting the poor as a m...
This weekend, the GDP of Nigeria will rebase. Find out what this means for Africa's biggest eco...
The generation of wealthy leaders investing in Africa's education health and business sectors.
Here's a list of the companies creating dynamic new products transforming the continent.
They flashy men and women driving fancy cars and yachts. Find out how Africa's billionaires are...
The debate over genetically modified crops has been heated in agriculture circles. Learn what e...
His interest in Africa made headlines earlier this year. Learn more about Robert Diamond’s A...
Africa’s private equity industry are fast evolving. How foreign investors are willing to inve...
The Commissioner for Development at the European Union shares why investment in Africa is impo...
After filtering through more than 2,000 submissions, the company found five winners from Sub-Sa...
Learn more about Eco-Fuel Africa, and the way their small business is impacting the environment...
It's nice to feel wanted, and Kwasi Enin is one teenager who's feeling the love...from America'...
In Kenya, the ruins of an ancient town speak to a rich history as a signficant cultural crossro...
Despite stardom South Africa, the same has eluded Kongos in the U.S., but all that may be about...
Mali-based Cheik Diallo is breaking convention by creating wonderfully modern furniture designs...
Taking advantage of Ethiopia's prowess in leather work, FOMI introduces a line of stunning luxu...
Watch Nigerian filmmaker, Shola Amoo's short film, 'Touch' and see why there's so much buzz, no...
Despite the persistent fear of arrest, Egyptian band Cairokee, refuses to be silenced. Learn ab...
It's no secret that African fashion is hot right now, but it's interesting to see how Africans ...
Tensions in a working-class Delhi neighborhood resulted in raids on a number of Africans' homes...
It's a long way from Burkina Faso to San Francisco, but Yacouba Diarra's music has a way of bri...
What's it like to tour a country via a motorcycle. This writer shares memories of a motorcyclin...
Learn more about Watamu, recently known as one of the country's most popular vacation locations...
The five road trips to take on an upcoming long weekend before winter arrives in the region. ...
A trip through the streets of Johannesburg doesn't have to equate to fear and danger for those ...
A country-by-country round-up of this traveler's trip through West Africa, complete with mangoe...
Learn more about Crystal Cruises voluntourism program and how it is "paving the way for its gue...
One writer details a trip though 12 countries, including Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe and Sou...
Why an agriculture tour vacation to destinations such as Songhai Farm in West Africa could be c...
Lending your travel time to help others is both valuable and memorable. Here are some things yo...
Why a train trip through Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa is ranked one of the best in the ...
With 1.5 million Android activations every day, Google's South Africa head believes businesses ...
Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom, has agreed to provide free broadband to public primary schoo...
An online report by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) in July indicates there ...
Across its international operations, which includes networks in Tanzania, Mozambique, the DRC a...
A handful of people who use American app, Uber, in Cape Town have expressed dismay at being gre...
Microsoft South Africa has launched an online hub offering free access to email, web hosting an...
Twitter launched smoothly. Usually, stock “pops” roughly 17% above its estimated opening pr...
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Technology  partnered with Huawei to kick-start the “1000 G...
Find out why TV's 'white spaces,' or the unused spectrum between TV channels, have the potentia...
Find out why capital is essential for companies looking to build a track record and a viable pr...
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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
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