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Arts & Culture / Commentary

by Editorial Team × on April 02, 2014 at 06:33 pm
“When you play the flute in Zanzibar all Africa dances,” goes a Zanzibari saying. If we can “play the flute” in Africa, by exploiting our cultural and artistic wealth in ways that contribute to inclusive growth and social progress across the [...]


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 [...]
Investment opportunities

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on December 21, 2013 at 04:53 pm
The raggedy cargo truck drives onto the ferry which immediately sinks deeply into the water, only seemingly buoyed by the grace of mother nature. The truck appears misplaced on the ferry, but locals assure me that this is the cheapest and quickest ro [...]
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 [...]
Uganda Did you know


by Editorial Staff × on October 10, 2013 at 04:35 pm
Introducing, the inaugural edition of “Did You Know?”–a series giving you fun facts and travel tips for Africa’s countries and cities. Uganda’s capital city, Kampala.Photo credit: The Dilly Lama, Flickr Did you know Uganda celebrated 51 ye [...]
Grey Crowned-Crane (Photobucket- Gidzy)

Safari Corner / Travel

by admin × on August 05, 2013 at 07:20 am
Much is known about endangered African mammals like the black rhino, addax (white antelope), and cheetah, but what about rare bird species? There are more than 115 species of African birds that are endangered, so don’t delay planning a trip to the [...]

African Trendsetter / Spotlight

by admin × on July 18, 2013 at 03:59 pm
As Editor of AfriPOP!, Phiona Okumu is an African Trendsetter bringing the latest African music, film and culture news to the diaspora’s masses.  When this London-based Uganda-native is not posting a video from Rwandan pop artist Iyadede or t [...]

Social Enterprise & Philanthropy / WEF 2013 Articles / World Economic Forum

by Editorial Staff × on May 09, 2013 at 03:24 pm
From groundbreaking mobile initiatives to inspiring transportation design, Africa is fast becoming a global leader in social innovation. This was further reiterated with the announcement of 2013’s winners of the African Social Entrepreneurs of the [...]

Business & Finance / Spotlight

by Yolaan Begbie × on March 07, 2013 at 01:59 pm
Ashish Thakkar is that guy. Young, smart, good-looking and down-to-earth. He’s being called “Africa’s Youngest Billionaire,” but there are no airs and graces when he sits down to talk to after his panel discus [...]

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