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New Net to Prevent Malaria Spread Millions of cases of malaria could be prevented by a new type of mosquito net, according to new research. A two-year clinical trial in the West...
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How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo

For over a decade it’s been widely recognised that rebel financing in the Democratic Republic of Congo is firmly linked to mining. First discovered by the Belgians in 1904, the Congolese soil harbours a huge amount of...

Trevor Noah Is Right- People Can Be Both French and African

The afterglow of France winning the 2018 World Cup tournament on July 15 should be gone by now. But the arguments over France’s 23-man squad, with as many as 15 players with African roots,...
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Despite Land Reform, South Africa Is not Becoming Zimbabwe or Venezuela

The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board compared South Africa’s Ramaphosa government to the dictatorships in Venezuela and Zimbabwe and their seizure of private property. The focus of the editorial board's ire is proposals within the governing African...
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Volubilis Monument In Morocco

Back in the 3rd century B.C, when the Roman Empire was at its peak, ruling over nations in the Mediterranean as well as the north of Africa. Morocco was one of the nations that...

Africa: Heaven for Nature Photographers

With a land surface exceeding 30 million square kilometers that makes it the second largest continent on earth, Africa’s scenery is rich, diverse and unparalleled. Little wonder that when the first tales of early...

10 Best Business Schools in Africa

With Africa increasingly attracting investors and progressively becoming a business hub, it’s clear that the continent is ripe with opportunities. No one understands this better than the countless African entrepreneurs starting small businesses everyday, playing their...

10 Best Universities in Africa

University of Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa The University of Cape Town (UCT), located on the slopes of Devil’s Peak in Cape Town, UCT is South Africa's oldest university, and is one of Africa's...

10 Best Universities in South Africa

South Africa is known to have some of the best universities in Africa. Search any global university ranking and you’re likely to find at least two or three South African universities listed. There are...

Great African Eats: Bunny Chow, South Africa

The story goes, as told by Food.com editor Zurie, that during the Great Depression, poor white, Chinese and Indian children in Durban discovered that the cheapest food available was a curry made from sugar beans and...

Q&A: Honouring Women of Africa and the Diaspora

This year, the African Union and the Diaspora African forum are honouring the first woman minister for education in Kenya for her long and outstanding work in girls’ education and governance. The annual African Women...
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Bringing Global Expertise To The SA Payments Industry

Two years of new local leadership, PayU South Africa is a significant part of the Naspers’ fintech and e-payments division’s success Karen Nadasen, PayU South...
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African Innovation and Integration of WordCamp Conferences

The unmistakable truth to mastering technology is understanding the reality that 80% of all tech careers require the ability to read and comprehend the...
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Farmer-Herder Conflicts on the Rise in Africa

Violent clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt in June reminded me of a smelting hot afternoon a year ago.  I was sitting in...
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How Peace Journalism Can Help The Media Cover Elections In Africa

Several countries in Africa, including Zimbabwe, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon, hold crucial elections this year. Some of the polls are...
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Lil Win Drops Video For Hit Song Ayeyi

Lil Win Ft Odarkidi Andy - Ayeyi (Official Video) Kwadwo Nkansah drops the visuals to his latest collaboration with Andy of mentor fame The song titled...
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Money Talks – What’s Yours Saying?

I am often reminded of that little joke we hear around the festive season – “it’s all fun and games, until your jeans don’t fit anymore.” It’s a similar thing with money – it’s...

WATCH: Is South Africa the Rainbow Nation?

South Africa is further removed now from the ideal of a rainbow nation than at any other time since the official end of apartheid in 1994. Some feel that the extremists are increasingly gaining...

Boosting Madagascar’s Economy by Rebuilding the Zebu Cattle Industry

For generations, zebu cattle have symbolized power and prosperity in Madagascar. With their distinctive humped backs, long crescent horns, and flapping dewlaps, the animals are used to pull carts and plow fields; they’re even featured...

Zimbabwe Elections: What Happened to Mugabe’s Land Reforms?

Zimbabweans will vote 30th July, in the country’s first presidential election since Robert Mugabe stepped down after more than 30 years in office. In the past few decades, the southern African country has gone from...

Great African Eats: Fonio Salad, Sénégal

Sénégal’s cuisine is a delectable mélange of French, Portuguese, North African and Wolof (people originally from the Sahara). Fish, lamb, chicken, beef (no pork, as population is mainly Muslim), rice, black-eyed peas, peanuts, lentils,...

Experts Decry Exclusion of Africa’s Local Farmers in Food Security Efforts

Joshua Kiragu reminisces of years gone by when just one of his two hectares of land produced at least 40 bags of maize. But that was 10 years ago. Today, Kiragu can barely scrape...

Blue Economy Movement Gains Traction in Africa

An increasing number of African countries are now embracing the blue economy for its potential to deliver solutions to their most pressing development needs–particularly extreme poverty and hunger. Countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Mauritius,...

Why Zambia Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Zuneid Yousuf South Africa will this week host the tenth BRICS Summit in Durban, Africa’s biggest and busiest port. The BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – represent the world’s leading emerging economies....

Take Charge Of Your Personal Finance Today: How To Get Started

Cities across Africa such as Luanda, Angola and Chad, N’Djamena are ranked in the top ten most expensive cities for 2018, according to the Mercer’s 24th Cost of Living survey. Smart money management could be...

Seizing Opportunities In Zimbabwe’s New Era

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country’s digital future, says Never Ncube, CEO of Dandemutande,...

Great African Eats: Chicken Piri Piri

Chicken Piri Piri; Mozambique The most popular episode of bad-boy chef Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations series on the Travel Channel was his visit to Mozambique. The cuisine of this southeast African republic pops with flavors drawn...

Harnessing The Power Of Water – Upholding Human Rights And Dignity...

Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was exposed to civil engineering. I loved the feeling...

Obama Calls on the World to be Madiba’s Legacy

Former US President Barack Obama delivered the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, in Johannesburg on Tuesday 17 July. To honour the centennial of Madiba’s birth, the lecture’s theme was...

PAIPO – Concerns From A Brand Holder’s Perspective

Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of the nationals of a foreign nation in respect of...

Universal Music Group to Open Nigeria Division

Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) will launch a new division in Nigeria as part of efforts by the world’s largest music label to expand into Africa’s most populous nation and the wider region. The music...

Advice for Small Business Owners to Cater to African Millennials

Understanding the African Millennial Millennials have been under the microscope for a number of years now, with many organisations carrying out extensive research about this generation, their needs and how businesses can meet their demands....

Powerful Quotes From Nelson Mandela’s ‘Make Poverty History’ Speech

2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. This provides a unique opportunity for people around the world to reflect on his life and times and to promote his legacy. In 2018...

The True Story Behind Obama and Mandela’s Relationship

As we cover former President Barack Obama’s delivery of the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in South Africa, we reflect on the relationship between the late Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama.  There have been many...

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