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  • Omo Child

#1 – Saving Ethiopia’s Cursed Children

'Omo Child' is a film that looks at the efforts of an African man trying to stop killings of ‘mingi’ [...]

  • Tornado

#2 – Residents Shocked As Tornado Rips Through Johannesburg

Social media was alive with images of tornadoes spiralling across Gauteng. Images of tornadoes were captured by numerous people as [...]

  • Funkidz

#3 – Kenyan Woman Aims To Beat Ikea At Its Game

“Manufacturing on the continent is not there yet because we don’t actually adopt technologies. When we say we manufacture kids [...]

  • Radiotherapy machine

#4 – The Growing Threat To Africa

Cancer is on the rise and has become one of the biggest killers in Africa, with women and girls bearing [...]

  • Inga Dam

#5 – Floodgates Closed On Inga Dam Project

Inga Hydroelectric Dam on the Congo River. Photo credit : International Rivers The World Bank has suspended its [...]

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  • artist impression of Rwanda's drone port

#6 – How The Image Of Drones In Africa Has Changed

When drones entered Africa's airspace, they were viewed as weapons of destruction. This image has now changed as governments are [...]

  • Truck in transit

#7 – South African Police Rescue 57 Malawian Children

Officers found 18 young Malawian girls and 39 boys inside the enclosed back, which had a makeshift window at the [...]

  • Justice For Loli

#8 – Toddler’s Death Puts Nigeria’s Health System In The Spotlight

An aggrieved couple has taken to social media to campaign for justice over the loss of their 17-month-old daughter due [...]

  • Juba Swearing In

#9 – The UN Reacts To Developments In South Sudan

"Any political appointments need to be consistent with the provisions outlined in the peace agreement." Read More >> Source: Al [...]

  • A personal on a Mobile Phone, Tanzania, Africa

#10 – Apps To Update Your Old Phone

John on Mobile Phone in Tanzania, Africa.Photo Credit: Flickr Africa’s startups are seizing an opportunity they say Google [...]

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  • NexTV Africa

NexTV CEO Africa To Bring TV, Telcos, Media And Entertainment Leaders In Africa

The TV, Telecom, OTT and Entertainment environment across the world is evolving rapidly with new entrants stepping into new markets. [...]

  • Powering Africa: Nigeria

The 4th annual Powering Africa: Nigeria

The 4th annual Powering Africa: Nigeria meeting will take place in Abuja on the 12 - 14 October at the Hilton [...]

  • The Africa Renewable Energy Forum

The Africa Renewable Energy Forum

In partnership with Global Nexus and the Institute of Research in Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN), EnergyNet is pleased [...]

  • ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT

ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT

INAUGURAL EDITION OF ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT HOLDS IN NAIROBI, KENYA Flintxposures Nigeria Brings Together Industry Leaders And Policy Makers To [...]

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What Is The Role of Women in Africa’s Economic Growth?

2ND AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM (AWIEF) Under the theme “Accelerating women’s economic empowerment in Africa’s best interest”, the [...]

  • Chief Analytics Officer Forum Africa

CAO Forum: Leading Global Analytics Event Coming to South Africa!

In partnership with the global Chief Data Officer Forum series,  the CAO Forum is the premier event for senior  analytics professionals. [...]

  • agrique africa

The Agrique Africa Investment Summit for Africa’s Agribusiness Value Chain

The Agrique Africa Investment Summit 2016 (AAIS2016), taking place on the 23rd June, in London, will bring together over 100 [...]

  • Spirits of rebellion

‘Spirit of Rebellion’ Wins Best Diaspora Documentary Award

Spirits of Rebellion scooped the Best Diaspora Documentary award at African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. [...]

  • EveryShotCounts

Sign The #EveryShotCounts Petition to Provide Universal Immunization

It is our collective responsibility to protect and stand up for those who are most vulnerable on our continent: our [...]

  • she leads africa group photo in NYC

She Leads Africa: They Trained, They Networked, They Inspired.

Last weekend, She Leads Africa brought its innovative professional bootcamp to New York City. Over 4 days, NYC was sprinkled [...]

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