Glam Africa Magazine

Glam Africa Magazine Explores Beauty From A Whole New Perspective

In Powerful Campaign Featuring 9 Women Who Share Their Journey To Embracing Their Own Kind of BeautyTo celebrate Black History Month, Glam Africa Magazine released a powerful campaign as featured in their latest edition...
Banking In A Cashless Society

Banking In A Cashless Society Will Require African Solutions For African Problems

By Nnamdi OranyeAfrican economies are well positioned to benefit from rapidly accelerating technological change if they can harness the current open landscape for innovation.East Africa is already a global leader in mobile payments, while...

Africa Top10 News

Tanzanian Tycoon Safe and SoundMohammed Dewji who was kidnapped a week ago in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salam, has returned home unharmed. Dewji took to social media to thank people...
oil prices

Oil Prices Continue to Trade Lower

NIGERIA - Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated that NNPC executed a contract with a private firm for the activation of a virtual gas pipeline network for...
Tajine

Tajine: A National Dish Full of Creativity and Flavour

Tajine, also known as tagine, refers both to the rich Moroccan stews and the cooking vessel used to make them.When referring to the cooking vessel, it is a round and shallow, clay or ceramic casserole...

800-Year-Old Ethiopian Churches Carved From a Single Stone

The mind-blowing underground churches of Lalibela, EthiopiaThere's some dispute between historians about if Ethiopia or Armenia was the first country to convert to Christianity, but the edge probably goes to Ethiopia, which was then called...

How Akinola Davies Jr Is Exploring The Reclamation Of African Artifacts

An interview with the artist also known as Crack Stevens on his latest work and first U.S. solo exhibition, H.O.D.By RUTH GEBREYESUS It’s a stereotypically cloudy London afternoon when I meet visual artist Akinola Davies Jr., who’s stepped away...

Desert Odyssey: Planning Your Trip To The Tunisian Sahara

Long a popular winter sun destination for Europeans, Tunisia’s resorts and beaches often come with locals leading brightly saddled camels for tourists to ride next to the sea. However, it's easy to plan an...

Land Grabbing in Africa – A New Way of Colonization

Apparently, the silent recolonization of Africa is happening on a mass scale. This time (or once again) it’s done by foreign investors.As put so well by thisisafrica.me:One of the reasons South Africa’s apartheid system...

Gandhi Statue Not Welcome In Malawi

Canadian journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell in his podcast Revisionist History once said statues are a representation of something that we have chosen to take seriously, to memorize in a permanent form. With a statue you...

Why Zimbabwe’s Hwange Should Be Your Next Safari Destination

In remote Zimbabwe where elephants roam and zebras graze, Hwange National Park is becoming one of the most favored places to go on safari. It’s adjacent to Victoria falls, making it a must to...
Youth Employment Africa

Youth Employment Critical For Africa’s Economic Growth

By Sandiso Sibisi, UNDP Open Innovation Africa LeadDespite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job...
ZIKA in Africa

Zika In Africa – Rare Birth Defect On The Rise In Angola

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.Born...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Execute’s Second Aid Worker As Negotiation Deadline Expires

An aid worker who was held hostage by Boko Haram for seven months has been executed after a deadline for negotiations expired, the Nigerian...

South Sudanese Football: Colonial Legacy Sheds Light on Present Day Fortunes

Christopher Tounsel, Pennsylvania State UniversityOn July 9, 2011, South Sudan seceded from Sudan to become the world’s newest nation. That weekend, its new national...
The Irwin Family

The Irwin Family – Terri, Bindi And Robert – Come Home To Animal Planet In “crickey!

It’s The Irwins” Which Launches As A Global Series Premiere Oct. 28 At 9pm-The Irwins return to Animal Planet for the first time as...
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Celebrating Excellence In Film At The Joburg Film Festival

Enable Media with support from DISCOP today announced the 2nd Annual JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL taking place in the city 9–18 November 2018. With over 40 curated releases showcasing the best in African and international cinema from...

Nigeria, Singapore And India Fuel Wealth Gap

Nigeria, Singapore and India are among countries fueling the gap between the super-rich and poor, aid agency Oxfam said Tuesday as it launched an index spotlighting those nations doing the least to bridge the...

Uganda’s First LGBT Centre Condemned As ‘Criminal Act’

Campaigners are warned they will break the anti-homosexuality law if they open safe spaceActivists trying to open Uganda’s first centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been told their plans for a...

Can Coding Give Kenya’s Women Prisoners A Second Chance?

"When I came to prison I didn't know computers." Dorcus, 44, is beaming as she pulls apart the central processing unit of one of the prison's desktop computers, explaining to the newer classmates what each...

Botswana Eyes Chinese Market For Its Beef Exports

Botswana is exploring the Chinese market for beef and byproducts in line with its export growth strategy, the country’s agricultural minister said on Sunday.Addressing cattle farmers in Francistown, Botswana’s second largest city, Minister of...

SAP Africa Code Week 2018, Launched In Johannesburg

SAP Africa Code Week 2018, Launched In Johannesburg To Drive Sustainable Digital Skills Development In 36 African CountriesThe fourth edition of the increasingly popular Africa Code Week, an initiative of SAP, kicked-off today at...

Africa Is Not Poor, We Are Stealing Its Wealth’

Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people.It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of...

US First Lady in Cairo on Final Leg of Africa Trip

U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrived Saturday in Cairo, Egypt, where she was greeted at an arrival ceremony by President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi and his wife, Entissar Mohameed Amer.After a visit to the presidential...

US First Lady Visits Kenyan Orphans and Elephants

U.S. first lady Melania Trump Friday visited two Kenyan orphanages — for children, one for elephants — as she neared the end of a week-long tour of Africa.Trump stopped by the elephant orphanage on...

Ugandan Hip-Pop Artist Ajo Releases New Single Lalibela

Lalibela is the 3rd Single released off Ugandan HipHop Artist Ajo's African Reality Album that was released earlier this year on the 29th of June. Lalibela is produced by Uganda renowned producers Koz N Effekt...

How Ethnic Violence is Destabilising Ethiopia’s Reform Gains

Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett CollegeThere’s no doubt that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first five months in office have brought enormous change to the country. He’s also been hailed for shepherding Ethiopia to a...

US First Lady Visits Ghana Slave Fort

US First Lady Melania Trump has visited a former slave fort in Ghana on the second day of her solo trip to Africa. She said the "dungeon is really something that people should see and...

Ethiopia’s Struggle Against Climate Change Gets a Boost from Green Climate...

Faced with worsening droughts due to climate change, Ethiopia is joining an international initiative seeking to build global resilience against the problems caused by it, and enable developing countries to become part of a...

Water Scarcity and Poor Water Management Makes Life Difficult for Egyptians

Local residents in Cairo are becoming concerned and discontent as water scarcity is reaching a critical point in the capital and the rest of the country.Although not all areas of the country are affected...

The Shrinking Space for Media Freedom in Uganda

Last month, a horrifying video circulated on social media in Uganda. It shows Reuters photographer, James Akena, surrounded by Uganda Peoples Defence Force soldiers who beat him as he raised his hands in the...

More Women Owning Agricultural Land in Africa Means Increased Food Security...

Despite women being key figures in agriculture and food security, gender inequality is holding back progress towards ending hunger, poverty, and creating sustainable food systems. During a high-level event on the sidelines of the United...

1st Stop of African Tour, Melania Trump Visits Ghana

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is in Ghana at the start of a tour of Africa -- her first major solo international trip since her husband became president.The first lady landed in Ghana Tuesday...

Glam Africa Beyond Beauty: Promoting Body Positivity

Shattering Cultural Ideals of Beauty & Bringing You the Scoop on Latest Beauty Trends: Glam Africa Magazine’s Beyond Beauty Issue is a Must-Read!What does beauty mean to you? Your answer to this question just...

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