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  • zimbabwe opposition leader morgan tsvangirai

#1 – Mugabe’s Foe Vows To Beat Illness

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says that he has cancer of the colon. The 64-year-old, who served as prime [...]

  • President Zuma and his homestead in Nkandla

#2 – South African President Owes The State $500,000

South Africa's treasury has given Jacob Zuma less than two months to repay 3 percent of the total spent on [...]

  • independence day celebration in South Sudan

#3 – Africa’s Newest Country Won’t Be Celebrating This Year

South Sudan's transitional government has decided not to celebrate its 5th independence anniversary due to prevailing political and economic crisis. [...]

  • Mrs Obama in the classroom with Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and girls

#4 – Michelle Obama Encourages Liberian Girls To Learn

Her six-day trip includes stops in Morocco and Spain, and will highlight 'Let Girls Learn', one of Michelle Obama's core [...]

  • British former PM David Cameron

#5 – Twitter Explores Brexit In The African Context

The hashtag “What if David Cameron was African?” began trending after Cameron’s resignation over the weekend. While some lauded the [...]

  • AU peacekeepers in Somalia

#6 – AU Soldiers Are Doing More For Less

African Union soldiers serving in Somalia have not received their deployment payments for at least six months. It comes at [...]

  • Ethiopian Children’s Fund-Ethiopia

#7 – UNICEF Talks About The State Of The World’s Children

Ethiopian Children’s Fund In sub-Saharan Africa, children will be 10 times more likely to die before their fifth [...]

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#8 – More People In Africa Have Died Due To Militant Attacks

IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre has recorded 4,600 deaths from 738 militant attacks across the continent last year, while [...]

  • man working on an engine in manufacturing plant

#9 – Ethiopia Set To Become Africa’s Industrial Powerhouse

Foreign investors say Ethiopia has become an attractive investment location because of land and altitude, cheap labor and government incentives. [...]

  • Winners of the Made In Africa Prize

#10 – Meet The Winner Of Africa’s Innovation Prize

Dr Valentin Agon of Benin won the coveted award for his anti-malarial drug Api-Palu. The drug is made from natural [...]

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  • 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. [...]

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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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Mobile 360 – Africa

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 [...]

  • EgyptAir Flight Missing

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 [...]

  • She Leads Africa

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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