fuel subisidies

Business & Finance / Commentary

by Kurt Davis Jr × on March 22, 2014 at 04:49 am
When times are tough in poor countries, experts and government officials scramble to ensure the poor survive. In the past most poor countries used subsidies, as a recent Economist article highlighted. Sub-Saharan Africa is no different. Officials res [...]


by Editorial Team × on January 07, 2014 at 08:14 pm
African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men. We’re talking about powerful female lawyers who fight for justice in courtrooms across the continent, fiercely advocate for the rights [...]

Current Events

by Editorial Team × on December 23, 2013 at 04:05 pm
A look back at the tweets, photos and TV moments that made Africans cringe and reaffirmed our mission to change the way the world sees Africa. In 2013, the world learned a few new things about Africans: -We’re going digital (see this 2013 M [...]
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African Trendsetter

by Editorial Team × on December 09, 2013 at 07:31 pm
She’s Awesomely Luvvie —the self-titled “renowned roaster” and “titan of trifling truths.” African Trendsetter Luvvie Ajayi is the voice behind the popular blog known for saying everything you’re thinking, [...]
africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]
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Arts & Culture / Music

by Editorial Team × on November 06, 2013 at 02:28 pm
Tis’ the season for many things in Nigeria. The land is dry; festival time is fast approaching; and we’re only one month away from the country’s most popular time for weddings! Wedding season can be a joyous yet stressful time. Coup [...]
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African Trendsetter / Sports

by Editorial Team × on October 30, 2013 at 08:42 pm
Photo credit: Not many people can say they are an Olympic athlete, but African trendsetter Mobolaji Akiode can. In 2004, Mobolaji traveled to Athens, Greece with Nigeria‘s national women’s basketball team and competed in the Su [...]

African Trendsetter

by freelancer × on October 16, 2013 at 04:04 pm
He’s one of Africa’s leading Internet entrepreneurs. As the founder and CEO of digital marketing company, Wild Fusion, Abasiama Idaresit is an African trendsetter whose work is helping to transform the way companies market to Internet u [...]

Arts & Culture / Current Events / Music

by freelancer × on October 15, 2013 at 04:23 pm
Have you ever had a moment so embarrassing you wish could travel back in time? Or maybe made a mistake so cringe-worthy you wish you could disappear? For Nigeria‘s officials, those moments are becoming more common, and in the age of video sharing o [...]


by Terrance Ross × on October 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm
If you had to whittle it down to one singular theme for this edition of African World Cup Qualifying, it would be one of David vs. Goliath. The usual big names are here as always, ready to assert their dominance and make the final step to Brazil in 2 [...]

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