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Why South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacked the head of the army, General James Hoth Mai.
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Will he run again? Why opposing politicians and watchdogs are asking President Kagame to resp...
Kenyan editor Murithi Mutiga shares his thoughts on Africa's potential and international intere...
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Nykhor Paul is a supermodel with a mission. Check out her campaign to highlight violence ...
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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...
Why these unique jobs will only be created by social entrepreneurs, and how these new jobs coul...
A financial expert talks about the legal issues looming over the continent at this time of grow...
How disadvantages such as poverty and financial insecurities inspired the creation of mobile mo...
The role politics play in the development of institutions and investments of foreign investors.
The policies, markets and sectors that have propelled Rwanda from a reputation of tragic burial...
Despite the growing presence of terrorist militant group Boko Haram, Nigeria is growing. Find o...
What you should factor in a decision to establish or expand your business in the country with A...
Here is a detailed list of the seven small businesses making waves in South Africa and hoping t...
The growth of Africa's aviation industry; the challenges the maritime industry faces; and how s...
Find out what a panel of business policy makers, entrepreneurs and bankers said about the "crea...
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...
A look at some of the most romantic, open-air sleeping experiences in Africa, including the pic...
Picture looking out of your bedroom and seeing the ocean, or going to sleep to the sound of dan...
Tourism continues to play a key part in Rwanda's post-genocide recovery. Ruzizi Tented Lodge -...
Sandy, white beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush, green landscapes - this video will make y...
What to do if you're stranded in Mayoka Village in Nkhata Bay for three nights, "waiting for a ...
Cycle for over 500 days? That's what two friends did - cycling through 26 countries, documentin...
Looking to run a marathon in Africa? Here's a list of some of the best on the continent, includ...
We're talking tasty African street food. Tried it? Want to? "From grilled kebabs in northern A...
Could it be tracking western lowland gorillas at the new Odzala Wilderness Camps in the Republ...
"The architect of the Victoria Falls Hotel – a grand Edwardian edifice – must have been ski...
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...
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Persecution of Gays Intensifies As Rights Groups Go Underground[IPS]Kampala -As she sits in a Kampala hotel holding a mobile phone that rings frequently, Sandra Ntebi tells IPS: "I'm really exhausted. I don't know where to start. We have many cases pending." Ntebi manages a hotline and is helping Uganda's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community find alternative, safe accommodation after they have faced harassment. read more...
A Brief Chronicle of Apartheid[Deutsche Welle]For almost 90 years, white nationalists repressed the black population in South Africa. read more...
Stock Market Wants Balance Between Investors and Bond Issuers[ANGOP]Luanda -The future Angolan stock market intends to find a balance between investors and bond issuers, said last Wednesday in Luanda the chairman of the Credit Market, António Furtado. read more...
UN in DR Congo Pledges Support, Good Offices to Upcoming Polls[UN News]The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will provide technical and logistical support for upcoming elections, the top UN official in the country today confirmed, stressing that the planning for the polls must be well organized and well-funded. read more...
Peace Corps Volunteers Work to Make Every Day Earth Day[State Department]Washington -On Earth Day and every day, Peace Corps volunteers lead grass-roots efforts to protect and preserve the environment in the countries in which they serve, the Peace Corps said in an April 22 press release. read more...
'Window of Opportunity' for Peace in Mali Remains Open, but Requires Sustained Commitment, Senior Official Tells Security Council[UN]While the restoration of constitutional order and the start of talks between the Government and armed groups were "signs of hope" for Mali to overcome its deep crisis, great difficulties remained, with serious consequences for security in the entire Sahel region, the country's senior United Nations official told the Security Council today. read more...
Small Steps Towards Forest Conservation in Madagascar[IRIN]Andasibe -An association of tour guides and community members at the Analamazaotra Forest Station, a protected area of rainforest about 150km east of Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, has embarked on an ambitious reforestation project that is educating local people about the value of preserving the forest as well as generating an income for 400 nearby households. read more...



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