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South Africa's energy minister says that the country has not struck a deal with any country on ...
South Sudan's government and rebels have accused each other of breaking the cease-fire that was...
Much of Rwanda’s emerging fashion scene is populated by a returning Diaspora who grew up in n...
A woman who died last week in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, according to...
It is rare for a hurricane to form so near the African coast, and though a handful of tropical ...
Akinwumi Adesina, the former Nigerian Agriculture Minister, takes over this week as president o...
The African Union is preparing to launch its African Standby Force in December. In October and ...
Senegalese born hip-hop musician Akon is hoping to bring electricity to 600 million people acro...
Five activists from countries across Africa talk about the issues that affect their lives, from...
From the fiction of Nollywood to the reality of Nigerian politics, movie star Kate Henshaw want...
A Chinese state-owned engineering company has signed a deal worth $4.3 billion to build factori...
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar says that the peace agreement includes several reforms, ...
Adama Sankoh danced her way down the red carpet, past jubilant onlookers and out of the Ebola t...
For first time in over 15 years, President Robert Mugabe openly asked for Western re-engagement...
A senior negotiator from one of Libya's two parliaments has quit United Nations-sponsored talks...
It took less than a minute for a panel of judges in Senegal to sentence seven men to six months...
Africa's wild lions are in catastrophic decline. The latest International Union for the Conserv...
Renewable energy, the sharing economy and transportation innovation are reshaping economies acr...
Tourism Authorities in the Democtratic Republic of Congo say that there has been a shift in foc...
A safari guide has been mauled to death by a lion in the same Zimbabwean national park where Ce...
Aliko Dangote, Prince Andrew and former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo have agreed to for...
Sandile Shezi, a 23-year-old South African, is the country's youngest self-made millionaire. Fi...
Kenya’s government says U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit last month shows travelers are ...
The free trade area envisaged in terms of a Continental Free Trade Agreement will offer a marke...
Nigeria's second quarter GDP growth has slowed to 2.35 percent. The slowdown is due to persiste...
A fresh US trade pact could provide relief to African economies buffeted by the commodities slu...
Signs of an economic slowdown in China have led to fears of a global recession, including Afric...
Kenya is seeing similar lighting speed development in terms of entrepreneurship as witnessed in...
Business in Africa is getting riskier, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers inaugural survey...
Vegetable oil is used around the world and is often discarded after it is used for cooking. But...
With just the contents of a backpack, a pair of creative hip hop enthusiasts have figured out a...
A recent exhibit at a New York gallery reinforces the fact that African contemporary art has fo...
Photographer Steven Chikosi aims to showcase the beauty and diversity of everyday life in Zimba...
It's time for the annual Joburg Art Fair, which will be hosting an international roster of gall...
House of Thethana is out to conquer the Lesotho fashion scene, and their futuristic prints are ...
Learn about the latest dining craze to capture the imaginations and appetites of adventurous Ke...
A Harvard professor provides a primer on the history of women in Africa and how colonial Christ...
A unique film festival aims to change perceptions about slum life by showcasing the talents and...
A friend reflects on the life and stirring works of photographer, Tony Gleaton, who captured im...
Throughout the 20th century, a Nigerian named Solomon Osagie Alonge worked as the first officia...
From the Namib sand sea to the stone churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, Africa is home to some o...
Tim Hurley travelled to Ethiopia and Kenya with Irish education charity Camara to experience sa...
Once his private retreat, the Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation is now open to guests wh...
Accompany three orphaned elephants on their daily outings in Botswana's Okavango Delta.
If you are a kitesurfer, you will already know Dakhla, where Morocco meets the Sahara. Its year...
Zambia is one of the few African countries that can pretty much guarantee the full pantheon of ...
Wakkerstroom is a village in South Africa with no traffic lights for at least 30 kilometres in ...
The Igbos are one of the three dominant ethnic groups in Nigeria. Their conjugal ceremonies are...
Tourist numbers continue to remain low in Mozambique and in a lot of cases unsustainable for ma...
As a developing tourist destination, South Africa has focused on various strategies to make the...

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