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"Women have become the new weapon of war for Nigerian-based jihadist group, Boko Haram. Almost...
A series of recently leaked and published intelligence reports described a plot to kill Dlamini...
A Venture Burn writer asks the question and takes a look at the startup culture in Nigeria as w...
More than 1,300 young Somali men have been jailed in prisons in connection with piracy, but whe...
The cases of new Ebola infections has declined dramatically in many areas of West Africa since ...
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Yes, you read that correctly. Kenyan teenager Leroy Mwasuro is using biogas in his school's kit...
Arabic for ‘safe port,’ Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is a city where tourists and explorers e...
Learn more about Jonathan Mwe di Malila, a twenty-one-year-old, Kinshasa-born, oil and acr...
The Nigerian-German singer has been away for awhile, but she is now back with a new album calle...
"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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  • 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