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The abduction and release of more than 100 women and girls from their school has shaken the cou...
As polls open today, opposing party members protest the re-election bid of the country's 77-yea...
As Zimbabwe celebrates another year of independence, one writer looks at the influence of long-...
The outbreak is said to be so dangerous "because Equatorial Guinea has the worst polio vaccinat...
Find out why the Belgian head of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo was ...
Learn more about the demand for bandwidth in Africa, and why it is doubling every year,
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In a country with overall Christian values, where do the sexual escapades of many Ghanaians fit...
Find out how the Nigerian actor and 12 Years A Slave is spending his time.  
If you haven't heard of him, you may want to see his work. Learn more about photographer Paul S...
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A candid conversation about the influence and presence of US military with two officials. Find ...
Did you know Gandhi live in South Africa? A new book titled, Gandhi Before India chronicles t...
This week, Zimbabwe marks another year of independence. What does the country look like? How ha...
In an unfortunate twist of events following the bombing of a bus station in Abuja, members of B...
Take a look at this interactive of the crime scene and learn the latest on the trial of Oscar P...
Is social media rallying to be considered 'activism'? In Nigeria, the answer may be 'yes.' 
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Sudan has saved over 36,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.  
A heart warming story of victims left orphans by the 1994 genocide. Learn how an aid organizati...
This weekend, the GDP of Nigeria will rebase. Find out what this means for Africa's biggest eco...
The generation of wealthy leaders investing in Africa's education health and business sectors.
Here's a list of the companies creating dynamic new products transforming the continent.
They flashy men and women driving fancy cars and yachts. Find out how Africa's billionaires are...
The debate over genetically modified crops has been heated in agriculture circles. Learn what e...
His interest in Africa made headlines earlier this year. Learn more about Robert Diamond’s A...
Africa’s private equity industry are fast evolving. How foreign investors are willing to inve...
The Commissioner for Development at the European Union shares why investment in Africa is impo...
After filtering through more than 2,000 submissions, the company found five winners from Sub-Sa...
Learn more about Eco-Fuel Africa, and the way their small business is impacting the environment...
The recent release of the film not only highlights the wonderful writing of its author, but it ...
It's more than just barbecue. Why South Africa's love of braai is a culture cutting through the...
Learn more about the business of art collection, and, more specifically, how one collector's in...
Check out this slideshow of top moments African soccer fans are sure to remember. Did your favo...
Check out samples of the young photographers work which not only reflects on South Africa's pas...
An eclectic collection of 10 stories that depict Africa and it's people. Find out which authors...
Watch this clip of the film, “The Forgotten Kingdom.” Find out how its lead character, Atan...
The Swedish artist is set to lend her voice to the narration of "Fondo," a documentary about cl...
Okayafrica spoke with the 29-year-old visual artist. Learn more bout him, including details abo...
The tasty, mouth-watering delicacies found on an African street corner near you. Here's a great...
What's it like to tour a country via a motorcycle. This writer shares memories of a motorcyclin...
Learn more about Watamu, recently known as one of the country's most popular vacation locations...
The five road trips to take on an upcoming long weekend before winter arrives in the region. ...
A trip through the streets of Johannesburg doesn't have to equate to fear and danger for those ...
A country-by-country round-up of this traveler's trip through West Africa, complete with mangoe...
Learn more about Crystal Cruises voluntourism program and how it is "paving the way for its gue...
One writer details a trip though 12 countries, including Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe and Sou...
Why an agriculture tour vacation to destinations such as Songhai Farm in West Africa could be c...
Lending your travel time to help others is both valuable and memorable. Here are some things yo...
Why a train trip through Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa is ranked one of the best in the ...
With 1.5 million Android activations every day, Google's South Africa head believes businesses ...
Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom, has agreed to provide free broadband to public primary schoo...
An online report by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) in July indicates there ...
Across its international operations, which includes networks in Tanzania, Mozambique, the DRC a...
A handful of people who use American app, Uber, in Cape Town have expressed dismay at being gre...
Microsoft South Africa has launched an online hub offering free access to email, web hosting an...
Twitter launched smoothly. Usually, stock “pops” roughly 17% above its estimated opening pr...
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Technology  partnered with Huawei to kick-start the “1000 G...
Find out why TV's 'white spaces,' or the unused spectrum between TV channels, have the potentia...
Find out why capital is essential for companies looking to build a track record and a viable pr...

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Journalists Protest in Cairo, Demand Protection During Coverage[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Dozens of journalists held a vigil outside the Journalist's Syndicate on Thursday while carrying pens and cameras. They demanded protection against "being targeted during their coverage of news." read more...
IPI Members Call for Court Review of South African Bill[IPI]Cape Town -Leading global journalists are urging South African President Jacob Zuma to send controversial legislation to the Constitutional Court for review amid concerns that the bill could block reporters' access to sensitive public information. read more...
Ken Best Among 66 'World Press Freedom Heroes' in Cape Town This Weekend[Observer]"A Celebration of 20 Years of Freedom," exclaims a banner in bold, electric print on the website of the International Press Institute's 2014 World Congress opening up this weekend in Cape Town, South Africa. read more...
Mugabe to Wield Axe[Financial Gazette]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is mulling a roots and branch shake-up of his Cabinet, informed in part by the poor performance of some of his lieutenants and lately the apparent lack of self-restraint and indiscipline by some of the so-called young Turks, the Financial Gazette can exclusively reveal. Last September, the ZANU-PF leader appointed a 26-member Cabinet comprising allies from his previous administration in which he shared power with Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who read more...
Public Confidence in Judiciary Plummets[IWPR]Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system read more...
Algerian Authorities Crack Down on Protesters As Election Nears[HRW]Algerian authorities are deploying large numbers of police and arresting protesters to prevent demonstrations in the capital in advance of the April 17, 2014 presidential elections, Human Rights Watch said today. Officials recently targeted a movement opposed to a fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. read more...
Looming Polls Increase Risks[IRIN]Bujumbura -If high-level engagement by outside parties is a measure of political risk, Burundi is a country to keep a close eye on as it approaches elections next year. read more...



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