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#1 – Boko Haram Member Was Part Of Buhari’s Personal Security

A bodyguard of President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly been arrested for having close ties with Boko Haram militants. Hassan Aminu [...]

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#2 – The Digital Era Forces Shake Up At Kenyan Media House

East African’s largest media company has announced it’s shutting down three of its radio stations and one television channel in [...]

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#3 – How Do You Make Lagos Noise Free?

Authorities in Nigeria's Lagos State have shut 70 churches, 20 mosques, 10 hotels, pubs and club houses. State government wants [...]

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#4 – Liberia Now Holds The Security Reins

It's been 13 years since the UN sent troops to maintain peace after a civil war in Liberia. For many [...]

  • Mugabe's awkawrd handshake with Chinese President

#5 – That Awkward Handshake From World Leaders

From funny looks to failed handshakes, here's a gallery of awkward moments when world leaders had to seal the deal. [...]

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#6 – Kenyan Students Create Medical Solutions

An initiative called the Maker Movement at the University of Nairobi set out to design effective, low-cost, locally sourced medical [...]

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#7 – Emirati Company Given Hunting Licence Despite Disturbing Video

The story of Green Mile Safari's transgressions were all caught on tape. But the Tanzanian government has welcomed the company [...]

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#8 – Zimbabwe’s Former Youth Leader Starts His Own Party

“You don’t cross the red line of starting to kill people. That is a red line. Corruption is one thing, [...]

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#9 – Rwanda Preserves Its Mining Competitiveness

Better Sourcing is one of the companies that are making use of the country's growth opportunity as well as trying [...]

  • Malawi president Peter Mutharika

#10 – Malawi’s Mutharika Makes A Bad Joke

Malawi's president has sparked anger by saying people should eat mice to cope with a nationwide food crisis - but [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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‘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. Directed [...]

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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 [...]

  • Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)

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 [...]

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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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Tanzania to Host Mobile 360 – Africa Conference

Tanzania Programme Features Executives from Organisations including Airtel Africa, Ericsson, Huawei, the Internet Society, ONEm, Tigo and Vodacom The GSMA [...]

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Pan-African Weekend to Take Place in New York

Tickets Now on Sale for the Biggest Celebration of African Achievement  in the U.S. Premier Pan-African media company Face2Face Africa has [...]

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EgyptAir Flight From Paris To Cairo Goes Missing

EgyptAir has confirmed that Flight MS804, carrying at least 56 passengers and 10 crew members from Paris to Cairo, has [...]

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She Leads Africa brings Its SheHive Professional Bootcamp To New York

Calling all young, smart ambitious African women in the diaspora! The SheHive, brought to you by She Leads [...]

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