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  • Man carrying helium balloons

#1 – World Class Helium Gas Found In Tanzania

A natural store of helium found in the Rift valley in Tanzania contains an estimated 54bn cubic feet of the [...]

  • Illegal connections at a Kenyan informal settlement

#2 – Nairobi’s Web Of Danger

Residents of the Kibera informal settlement are risking their lives for access to cheap, illegal electricity. Wires sprawl like webs, [...]

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#3 – Is Eritrea As Bad As Reports Claim?

It seems to be taking human rights more seriously. This year, for the first time, it allowed the UN office [...]

  • Vendors selling petrol in jerrycans in Somalia

#4 – Somali Motorists Cash In On Falling Oil Prices

"The price has changed. I used to pay $5 for five litres but now I pay $3.50. That is very [...]

  • Zimbabwe's Richest Man

#5 – Zimbabwe’s Richest Man To Buy Neotel

With the help of other partners, Strive Masiyiwa hopes to create the largest pan-African broadband network, spanning about 40,000km of [...]

  • Cecil the lion with his lioness

#6 – Lessons From Cecil The Lion’s Death

Researchers who have closely observed Cecil and his kin for the last 17 years are hoping for a global rethink [...]

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#7 – Africa Needs To Tap Into Its Human Capital To Survive

youth employment in Africa. Photo Credit: Brookings.edu The 2016 World Economic Forum's Human Capital Report says rich and [...]

  • US President meets with African Leaders

#8 – How Much Do Americans Know About Africa

It’s time U.S companies reexamine the African risk/reward ratio. Africa’s single most important characteristic as a market is its sheer [...]

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#9 – Close To Resolving EgyptAir Mystery

One of the two black box flight recorders from the EgyptAir plane has been repaired. Egypt's investigation commission hopes it [...]

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#10 – Rwandan Entrepreneur Tailors Her Business For Her Clients

Tania Habimana is a 27-year-old Rwandan aspiring entrepreneur. She is a tailor and host of Tailored Business, a show she [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

  • 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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