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  • Teodorin Obiang

#1 – French Prosecutors Charge The Son Of Equatorial Guinea’s President

Teodorin Obiang, one of the country’s vice presidents, is accused of looting state coffers to fund his lavish tastes, including [...]

  • Kenya Running Shoes

#2 – Kenya Has Some Of The Best Runners In The World

Now, two entrepreneurs are hoping to build on the lore that surrounds the nation’s runners with the first made-in-Kenya running [...]

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#3 – Refugees In Darfur Weigh In On Food Stamps

WFP is offering electronic vouchers instead of food aid to some displaced people in Sudan’s Darfur region but, despite the [...]

  • DRC Protests

#4 – Could The DRC Turn Into The Next Burundi?

Rallies have been called by dissidents to oppose Kabila's plan to stay on as caretaker president after expiry of his [...]

  • Hippo Victim

#5 – Fisherman Has An Encounter With Africa’s Most Dangerous Animal

Lying in hospital with bloodied bandages over the deep gashes in his legs, Senegalese fisherman Ali Fall recalls the moment [...]

  • Libya Frontline Club

#6 – Meet The Bloggers Who Want To Revolutionise Libya

Libyan youth groups are working in a challenging environment, but it has not stopped them from pressing on with their [...]

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#7 – Chibok Tries To Recover From Boko Haram’s Terror Campaign

When Amina Ali Nkeki came home last week — the first of Nigeria’s 219 missing schoolgirls to go free in [...]

  • Power Lines

#8 – A Joint Venture To Tackle Sub-Saharan Africa’s Power Crisis

General Electric has partnered with Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital in an initiative dedicated to investing in the highly [...]

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#9 – Traffic To Lagos Airport Decreases

Chicago-based United Airlines is the latest casualty of Nigeria’s economic slowdown as the company has announced that it will stop [...]

  • Afro Forest

#10 – Artist Turns Black Women’s Hair Into Ethereal Forests

Tired of being told that their hair was unprofessional, Jean-Louis noticed an increasing number of black women across the U.S. [...]

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Global Transportation and Logistics: FedEx Acquires TNT Express

Combination Builds Upon Competitive Positioning in Global Transportation and Logistics Industry   * FedEx has settled the TNT Express Shares tendered [...]

  • Winners of the 2016 African Banker Awards

Celebrating Excellence in Banking and Finance on the Continent

Cameroon is a big winner at this year’s African Banker Awards, while Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank scoops prestigious Bank of the [...]

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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 [...]


ASUG and LeadershipGarage Join SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation

SAP SE today announced that the LeadershipGarage research program and the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) are collaborating with SAP Education [...]

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Bill Gates to Deliver the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in association with the University of Pretoria, is delighted to announce that Bill Gates will deliver [...]

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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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Africa Code Week 2016 To Tackle Continent’s Digital Skills Gap

SAP initiative – with hundreds of partners – will offer job-relevant software coding skills to 150,000 youth across 30 African [...]

  • She Leads Africa

She Leads Africa brings Its SheHive Professional Bootcamp To New York, June 2nd-5th

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

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Short-term Challenges Are An Opportunity To Diversify Economies On The Continent

Recent challenges have overshadowed some of the underlying medium- to long-term trends that continue to support the growth prospects [...]

  • Africa Startup Cup Winners

Gomobile Announced Top Prize at First Regional Competition – Africa Startup Cup!

Accra, Ghana— Global entrepreneurship development agency StartUp Cup announced the top three winning teams of Africa StartUp Cup Challenge, a [...]

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