African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men. We’re talking about powerful female lawyers who fight for justice in courtrooms across the continent, fiercely advocate for the rights of women and children, and through their work, saved the lives of [...]
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In the second installment of the ‘Thought Leaders’ series, we take a look at the use of technology in Africa and the way it impacts the lives of everyone from farmers to expectant mothers. Click HERE for our first ‘Thought Leaders’ video, African Women in Business, where we share insights from some of [...]
Looking for more than a lazy beach vacation? Give voluntourism a try! Volunteer trips offer travelers the opportunity to forge a unique connection with their destination. Imagine taking experiential travel to a whole new level and truly immersing yourself in the culture of the people who live in the places [...]
It is not ‘culturally proper’ to call the situation a famine, says Tesfa Ghebrabe, a local Ethiopian agricultural investor, but there is definitely a shortage of animal feed in Ethiopia and the rest of East Africa. Growing populations and incomes continue to drive livestock demand, which could grow as high as 50 [...]
The U.S. President Barack Obama recently completed a week-long tour of Africa, visiting Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Many observers have suggested that Obama is trying to keep pace with China, whose president visited South Africa and Tanzania a few months after taking office. It is clear that Mr. Obama’s [...]
Obama’s Trip to Africa, which concluded last week, has been analyzed by many, touted as a success by some, and a waste of taxpayer money by others. The Brookings Institution published a report on the trip titled “Symbolism and Substance,” which I think captures the essence of the trip very [...]
So we know Obama’s trip to Africa was not a vacation, he was of course on official presidential business. But between state dinners and important bilateral trade meetings, President Barack Obama and his family did get to visit a few historical sites already popular among tourists, including Goree Island in Senegal [...]
Africa.com CEO and Executive Editor, Teresa Clarke, brings you the highlights of what President Barack Obama and the First Family got up to in Tanzania during the last leg of their three-country Africa tour.
Sub-Saharan Africa has an infrastructure gap of more than $40 billion. As noted by U.S. President Barack Obama in the announcement of his Power Africa project recently, this gap is most notable in the power sector. The power sector accounts for nearly 60 percent of the spending deficit, and more [...]
It has often been called a sorority — the elite, unofficial club of women known simply as “The First Ladies”. Hundreds of women (both current and former first ladies) around the world belong to this diverse group, each representing the culture, national pride and, in many cases, the democratic development [...]