This Africa Day it is fitting to reflect on Kwame Nkrumah’s prescient remark “I am not African because I was born in Africa, but because Africa was born in me”.
How you supposed to be black Down Under?” asks Sampa the Great on Bye River, the simmering seven-minute hymnal at the centre of her stunning mixtape Birds And The BEE9. It’s a question she asks not only of herself, but of her fellow immigrants, the Indigenous artists...

Trust Your Struggle

ZAIN ASHER was born and raised in London. She graduated from Oxford University where she studied French and Spanish (graduating with a distinction in oral Spanish). In 2006, she earned an MS from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on business and financial news....
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...

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Staying The Course Through Thick And Thin

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,...

10 Most Beautiful Dive Sites In Mozambique

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...

7 Tips For Investing In Africa

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.

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...

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