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This week, hundreds defied government orders to call off their protests, marching through the s...
A look at the fishing activity in West Africa's coastal waters. Is it true Chinese fishermen ha...
Find out how the musician, songwriter, producer and record label owner is helping over 5,000 yo...
Gambia's president is said he will take care of Rohingya refugees in coastal waters trying to...
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"Nigerian prosecutors have withdrawn murder charges against a 15-year-old girl accused of using...
Why a number of military interventions in Africa's history has "led to competitive multiparty e...
Writer Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire argues that "writing in indigenous languages on the continent ha...
In case you missed one of the biggest stories out of Africa, Trevor Noah landed a job replacing...
Archaeologists found the oldest stone tools on record. The group, 149 tools dating back 3.3 mil...
Nearly 37 million people are registered to vote. Here is everything you need to know about the ...
Why ousted president, Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as more than 100 oth...
A look at the state of unity across the continent as we prepare to celebrate Africa day on May ...
Ghana's President peacefully handed over power as chairman of ECOWAS to Senegal's President Mac...
Reports suggest the US diplomat will be traveling to Nigeria for the inauguration of President-...
A writer shares her remittance experience saying, "for my parents — and for many other first-...
"With radio across the country silenced, rumors and fear started mounting in rural area...
A writer called “Defendant 33” by the Egyptian courts writes about his sentencing as former...
The President has made international headlines for his handling of the violent protests in the ...
The US comedian's mom has strong ties to the continent. Find out how her work in the Congo left...
According to a report titled Global Cities Index (GCI) and Outlook for 2015, some of Africa's...
How the big business of African art from countries such as Ghana and Kenya are influencing the ...
Learn more about Akon's "Akon Lighting Africa" initiative. It aims to "bring electricity to som...
"Entrepreneurship is the most effective way to establish true prosperity. Only entrepreneurship...
Why Africa has made integration a priority to make more effective cross-border payment systems.
Here are five common mistakes aspiring entrepreneurs (as well as first-time investors in the co...
"The widening gap between haves and have-nots in much of the developed world not only raises co...
Despite a fiery political climate, Egypt's economic numbers are high and surprisingly bringing ...
Why growth of the aviation industry can effect economic growth and emergence of the middle clas...
With Lagos is fast becoming a startup powerhouse in Africa, there is no surprise the second fas...
A look at the amazing roster of films at NYC's latest African Film Festival is clear evidence t...
See clips from a new documentary that shares the stories of LGBT youth in East Africa.
Made in Africa. Check out these 5 new rap videos, all of which were filmed in Africa.
Majestic and beautiful are a couple of words that describe these awesome images of Africa taken...
You've heard about the phenomenon of dandyism in Africa, particularly with the Congo's Sapeurs,...
A timely new film at Cannes focuses on the often untold stories of the African migrant experien...
Learn about the work of acclaimed South African artist, Zanele Muholi, whose first major Americ...
It's time for Bonham's annual contemporary African art sale, and it's expected to be a season o...
Creativity cannot be deterred. Even without cinemas to distribute their work, film makers in Ca...
Meet Somi, a US based singer of Ugandan-Rwandese descent, who uses her music as a form of ambas...
Learn more about Essaouira, a place with a "tangy sea breeze that whistles through the arau...
This traveler takes a visit to a pioneering camp in the Serengeti that offers close encounters ...
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Planning a romantic getaway for you and your love? Here are destinations in the southern region...
Events across the continent  you need to know (and may possibly attend) in May.
What's Vilanculos? And where are the best places to stay there? Here are the answers and useful...
"For African tourism to remain on the path leading to the next level, two key areas for develop...
Here's a glimpse into life around the parks, including Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.
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Yewande Omotoso interviews Leila Benelli – radio journalist, jewelry designer, mother of four and a writer on alternative methods of raising children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (A...