by Editorial Team × on January 07, 2014 at 08:14 pm
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 [...]
Investment opportunities

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on December 21, 2013 at 04:53 pm
The raggedy cargo truck drives onto the ferry which immediately sinks deeply into the water, only seemingly buoyed by the grace of mother nature. The truck appears misplaced on the ferry, but locals assure me that this is the cheapest and quickest ro [...]
africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on November 18, 2013 at 08:31 pm
Access to modern, renewable energy enables countries to create better lives for its people – from lighting streets to reduce crime, providing electricity to manufacture local goods, as well as cleaning and pumping water throughout the country. An e [...]
African Musicians

Arts & Culture

by freelancer × on October 09, 2013 at 05:21 pm
Before there were hip-hop movement’s sprouting in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal or charities launched by Nigerian rap stars, there were African musicians whose songs told stories of a different Africa. From the 1960s into the early 1990s, it wa [...]
MDG : Mali elections : newly acquired voter identity card  in Bamako

Current Events / News / Politics and Government

by admin × on July 28, 2013 at 06:04 pm
Are the elections in Mali this week, a year after a coup, too premature? Much of the conversation surrounding Mali‘s polls date seem to suggest the country may not have been ready to hold a presidential election just yet. Its been more than a y [...]
rings diamond

Current Events / Food and Wine

by Editorial Staff × on February 01, 2013 at 04:00 pm
It’s the month of love! Forget roses. We’ve got 54 unique ways to show your love–one for each country within Africa. Start planning your African Valentine’s Day now! And if you want to learn how to say “I love you” in 54 A [...]

Commentary / Current Events / News

by Christine Lai × on January 28, 2013 at 05:08 pm
The Guardian reported on Monday that Islamist rebels fleeing the north set fire to a library in Mali. Some of the manuscripts lost dated back to the 13th century. “Of course, human casualties are a tragedy,” a colleague said. But there is [...]

Current Events / News / Politics and Government

by Christine Lai × on January 18, 2013 at 02:50 pm
So you’ve seen the headlines and heard the reports about Mali. If you are visiting, we assume you care about the situation, but may still need a brush up on Mali and what is currently happening there. It’s Friday, so here are 1 [...]

Current Events

by Christine Lai × on December 18, 2012 at 09:02 pm
Mali is a country in turmoil with its government in disarray and rebels having taken control over the north. The military took control of the government back in March, under the guise of defeating the rebels. presents its guide to the cris [...]

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