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  • Injred people from Madagascar grenade attack

#1 – Malagasy President Condemns “Act Of Terrorism”

Two teenagers were killed and more than 80 wounded in a grenade attack in Madagascar's capital during the country's national [...]

  • a collage of the top young african entrepreneurs

#2 – Young, African And Building An Empire

This is the best time in history to be young and African. We live in an era characterised by an [...]

  • Naspers Logo on the wall

#3 – Africa’s Biggest Company Plans A Price Freeze

Naspers says its main measure of profit rose 21 percent to $1.2 billion in the 12 months through March. The [...]

  • workers kidnapped in Nigeria

#4 – The End To A Terrible Ordeal For Foreign Workers In Nigeria

The five international construction workers kidnapped last week after their vehicle was attacked and driver killed have been released, with [...]

  • Kenyan journalists from the Somali frontline

#5 – Social Media Becomes Powerful Tool For Oppressed Journalists

For many Kenyan journalists like Juma, who has 19,000 Facebook followers, social media has become a key instrument in their [...]

  • Ivory shop in Asia

#6 – Lukewarm Reception To China’s Ivory Announcement

The Hong Kong government says it will completely ban ivory trading in five years time. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) [...]

  • Israeli hostages released in Entebbe after plane was hijacked

#7 – Putting Back The Pieces Of The Israel Plane Hostage

Forty years ago, an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris with more than 250 passengers and crew was [...]

  • The South African Broadcasting Corporation headquarters

#8 – Trouble At South Africa’s Public Broadcaster

The South African Broadcasting Corporation headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo Credit:gauteng The Acting CEO Of The South [...]

  • Online page from the Jumia store

#9 – Get Everything You Need On Africa’s First One-Stop Online Platform

The new Jumia ecosystem will give access to products and services from nine leading platforms. Customers can now find all [...]

  • pictures with Cuba's Fidel Castro and an African leader

#10 – Africa’s Relationship With Communism

Cold War relics dot the African continent from Ethiopia to Burkina Faso. One organization has now decided to take a [...]

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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. [...]

  • agrique africa

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 [...]

  • spirits of rebellion documentary poster

‘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 [...]

  • pan african weekend

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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