Celebrations on May 25th, crowned as Africa Day, recite the annual commemorations of Africa’s independence, freedom and liberation strife from colonial imperialists.  The reinforcement of this liberation was the first union of African countries on African soil; the foundation of the regional integration body; the Organisation of the African...
It’s always easy to start something new, but not always easy to stay the course. Starting a new project, a new business or even an investment plan, for that matter, is exciting - you have a vision of where you are headed and you are fired up,...
Do you love diving? You will find the most beautiful dive sites in Mozambique for an amazing experience. You will experience pristine beaches, a myriad of marine life, great warm weather, and hospitable people who will make your experience an unforgettable one.Here are...
Investors in Africa must consider geo-political and economic uncertainty on the continent as well as a plethora of country and region-specific governance, compliance and regulatory challenges when investing in the region.

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Effervescent Electric Violinist Caitlin De Ville-Covers Collection

Effervescent electric violinist Caitlin De Ville is set to release her first covers collection after a huge European tour with Korpiklaani and Turisas. The album of covers is her first streaming release since 2017 and is to be released via Ostereo. Caitlin De Ville has built a...

Africa’s Top Trekking Destinations

It is no news that Africa offers some of the world's best wildlife and cultural experiences.  But how come people hardly talk about the superabundance of extremely beautiful trekking trails?Each trail gives a distinct experience that is worth the hike. In no...

Bridging The Digital Divide In Rwanda

Rwanda targets to have 100 per cent internet access by 2020 and is investing heavily into becoming an ICT Hub. Joining CNBC Africa to understand how the digital gender divide can be bridged is Dominique Mvunabandi, Director of Science and Technology Unit at Rwanda National Commission for...

10 Best African Countries for Doing Business 2019

The Doing Business index is a ranking index system, created by the World Bank Group, which indicates the regularity environment of businesses.  A higher ranking, which is indicated by a lower numerical value, specifies a stronger protection of property rights, and visa versa. The World Bank has annually been measuring...

Repatriation: Why Western Museums Should Return African Artefacts

A large number of artefacts held in Western museums and libraries are known to have been appropriated over the ages through conquest and colonialism. The looting of African objects anthropologists, curators and private collectors took place in war as well as in peaceful times. It was justified...

South Africa Introduces Kiswahili In Schools After MoU With Kenya

South African schools will start teaching Kiswahili language following an agreement between Pretoria and Nairobi on Thursday, it has emerged.This precedes Thursday's meeting in which the Cabinet Secretary of Education Prof George Magoha and South African Minister for Basic Education Angelina Matsie Motshekga signed a Memorandum of Understanding for...

The Gorgeous Africa-Inspired Furniture Designs Of Jomo Tariku

The work of Kenya-born, Virginia-based Ethiopian Jomo Tariku will renew your love of wooden furniture.In "60 Seconds With," ELLE Decor editor Charles Curkin chats with creatives and industry leaders, getting the scoop on their life and work in one minute or less. In this installment,...

Tree Planting Just Got Even More Eco-Friendly

Kenya Plastic Ban Prompts Market ShiftTrees for the Future has planted more than 160 million trees around the globe in the past three decades. Like most tree planting organizations and farmers, Trees for the Future has used plastic bags, or tree sacs, to accomplish...

Germany To Return 15th-Century Seafarer Cross To Namibia

A German museum was to announce Friday it would restitute to Namibia a key 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.Placed in 1486 on the western coast of what is today...

Saray Khumalo: On Reaching The Top Of The World’s Highest Mountain

On the way to the top of Mount Everest, there is garlic and mushroom soup with popcorn for starters, daily lectures on altitude sickness, and wipes instead of showers.That is what Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, shared on social media in the...

Career Opportunities In HR Evolving As Tech & AI Revolutionise Industry

Far from falling out of favour as an attractive career choice amid concerns that ‘AI is taking over human jobs’, Human Resources Management is in fact on the cusp of an exciting future as a result of technological changes.“The field of HR is...

!Kauru Contemporary African Art Africa Month Exhibition – And Counting

!Kauru Contemporary African Art presents “AND COUNTING”, a contemporary visual art exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg from 23 May - 14 July 2019, curated by Tšhegofatso Mabaso (South Africa) and Julia Taonga Kaseka (Zambia). Currently in its 8th year, !Kauru Contemporary African Art continues to be a leader in...

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