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Adama Sankoh danced her way down the red carpet, past jubilant onlookers and out of the Ebola t...
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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...
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The French-Cuban sister act, Ibeyi, explain how their music draws from the Yoruba traditions of...
Innovative thinking can solve multiple problems. Learn how adaptive reuse of waste is enhancing...
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Charles Cann is a man on the move and an active ambassador for Ghanaian cuisine in New York Cit...
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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.
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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...
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As a developing tourist destination, South Africa has focused on various strategies to make the...

GALLUP POLL: Africa’s Unbanked Adults Third Highest Globally

Sub-Saharan Africa has about 350 million unbanked adults (17% of the global total).

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SOURCE: Gallup Global Financial Inclusion Poll

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“There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation,...

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Two Ethiopians are challenging stereotypical media depictions of their country as one that has little to offer and relies on handouts. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu and Hailu Tessema have created successful...

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Dubbed as the Mother Continent due to it being the oldest inhabited continent on Earth, Africa is still the Earth hidden gem with great lakes, crystal blue beaches with pearly white sands, jaw-droppin...

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Born in August 1976, Nameless (whose real name is David Mathenge) is a popular Kenyan R&B artist, signed to the Ogopa DJ’s record label. He came to fame in 1999 through a star search contest on...

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Through dedication and determination, four impressive individuals have transformed the healthcare received by thousands of Ghanaians: 1) Francis Amedahe, Ph.D., a university professor and businessman;...

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to fashion and media veteran, Maria Sarungi-Tsehai, whose unique experiences have led her to help and guide many young Tanzanian women entering the fas...

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