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More than 100,000 elephants across Africa were killed in two years, and the statistic is startl...
How Dr Melvin Korkor recovered after contracting the deadly virus. He now wants to help educate...
A look at the musical stylings of NIgerian music icon Fela Kuti as well as his "complex" charac...
Learn more about DEMO Africa's annual tech entrepreneur event, the participating companies and...
Find out how the growing societal group is "a genuine phenomenon that is generating huge commer...
The data is startling. Learn more about the country's efforts to control the influx of South Su...
How the continent's last absolute monarchy is clamping down on journalist reports that may depi...
How surf boards are helping South African teens find solace in the water and an escape from vio...
Meet the Zambian woman encouraging the spread of arts education and practice in her country.
During the US-Africa Summit, D’Banj highlighted music as a top investment in Africa.  ...
A candid video report takes a look at the Ebola virus crisis in a small village in Sierra Leone...
The organization's Brookings Africa Growth Initiative’s (AGI) partner think tanks study youth...
Take a look at the stunning photos of Italian photographer Paolo Patruno. Learn more about his...
One of the underlying reasons many cited as possible motivation for the US-Africa Summit was th...
An in-depth look at the UN's efforts to address poverty, the Sustainable Development Goals and ...
Why the South African ex-President called for the boycott of Israeli goods as violence increase...
A week after the historic summit was hosted by President Barack Obama, here is a critique of U....
For the first time since he was arrested and removed from power, Hosni Mubarak spoke in front o...
This week, the plea for access to experimental drugs that have shown to improve the condition o...
Is the current instability and rapidly rotating people in power a recipe for the downfall of Li...
CNBC Africa covered the US-Africa Summit extensively. Here's a look at highlights as well as ...
The recent announcement of a BRICS bank has been met with mixed commentary. Does dissatisfactio...
An in-depth look at Nigeria, Africa's largest economy and the sixth-largest oil producer. Find ...
It is no secret a large portion of Africa's wealth is due to diaspora remittances, but can the ...
Learn more about the agriculture and trade policies hindering growth in the Central African reg...
Was last week's summit was a belated effort for the US and the Obama administration? This write...
Conversations surrounding the US heightened interest in Africa have been met with skepticism be...
Learn more about the recent launch of the bitcoin remittance service, and why there is exci...
Why Ghana's cocoa farmers are going around high trade costs to sell their goods through illeg...
The African Union chairperson spoke to business leaders saying the industries in need of  natu...
Tired of the cliched "Africa" photos that clog many Instagram accounts? Here are ten users that...
Senegal's capital is experience a creative renaissance. Learn about the amazing talents that ar...
The AIDS crisis has devastated populations around the globe, but none more so than in Africa. A...
Africa's version of Step Up? South Africa's first dance movie is about to open, but this time t...
Africa's ingenuity at repurposing materials shows no bounds. Meet Kenya's Ojey's Designs, which...
Taking Xhosa traditions and transforming them into modern designs has made MaXhosa a label in d...
The POPCAP prize for contemporary African photography has gone a long way toward showcasing tal...
Learn why South Africa's Brett Bailey may be one of the most controversial theatre-makers of th...
From the grand to the minimal, African architecture is winning accolades from around the globe....
Michelle Obama is known for her style. In honor of the recent US-Africa Summit held in Washingt...
From boarding small flat-bottomed boats carved out of tree trunks in Benin, to being greeted wi...
"Why choose an antiquated form of transport that turns a two-hour flight into a two-day meander...
"Being on Ibo island is like living in a time warp," writes Keri Harvey. "In the turquoise Quir...
Botswana, "with its mighty lions and diverse terrain, offers the best safari experience on the ...
There's a good reason why David Livingstone said, "scenes so lovely they must have been gazed u...
From the glitzy Lotus Club "that looked more like the inside of a jewellery box than a late-ni...
A list of some of the best travel apps to download before your next trip, including Worldmate a...
Kirstenbosch botanical gardens in Cape Town has seen a more than 70 percent increase in visitor...
Ever dreamed of hitch-hiking? It's certainly not for everyone. One traveller recounts his exper...
From ensuring that you have a ready supply of snacks to carrying motion sickness medication, th...
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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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