Gandhi’s Statue Malawi

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...
Hwange National Park

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...

Africa Top10 News

Addressing Zimbabwe’s Post Election ViolencePresident Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed the independent commission, which is headed by former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe. The commission has three months to bring closure to the...
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 market continues to be in a depressed state as youth...
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 in a poor neighbourhood of Angola’s capital Luanda, the 10-month...

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

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...

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 government said.Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,...

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 football team played a match in the capital Juba. Within...

The Irwin Family – Terri, Bindi And Robert – Come Home...

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 a family in all-new series that continues Steve Irwin’s legacy...

Africa’s Contribution To The Disruptor Economy

52% of the companies on the Fortune 500 in the year 2000 no longer exist today.  Simply put, they were disrupted – Rob Jardine, Head of Research and Solutions at the NeuroLeadership Institute South...

Ties Between African Countries and China are Complex – Understanding This...

Yu-Shan Wu, University of the Witwatersrand; Chris Alden, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Cobus van Staden, South African Institute of International AffairsThe complex relationship between Africa and China has become even...
Cairo

How to live like a Local in Cairo

After spending a carefree summer getting to know Egypt back in 2010, Lonely Planet Local Leah Bremer returned in 2017 to find dusty, ancient Cairo forever...
Pantsula Revolution

Pantsula Revolution! How South Africa’s Townships Dance Got Political

In the beginning, it was all about the shoes. In the early 1950s in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, the pantsulas defied their lean material circumstances by...
East Africa Construction Industry

Revolutionising The Future Of East Africa Construction Industry

The Kenya Vision 2030 aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens...
Africa’s Laboratory Workforce

Building Africa’s Laboratory Workforce Must Be Prioritised

The African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) is committed to raising the profile and importance of laboratory professionals on the African continent. During the...
Joburg Film Festival

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...
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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...

ISFD, EAA Launch Program To Tackle Economic Illiteracy

The Director General of the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), Dr. Waleed Al Wohaib, launched a joint Program with Education Above All Foundation (EAA) to partner on the development of shared intellectual work...

The world’s Major Powers Must Not Ignore Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

Cameroon’s Anglophone region is rapidly becoming a no-go zone. Thousands of residents fled to the country’s French speaking cities of Douala, Yaoundé, and Bafoussam, during August and September, anticipating more bloodshed before the country’s...

Why Namibians Want Fresh Impetus Behind Land Reform

Luregn Lenggenhager, University of Basel and Romie Vonkie Nghitevelekwa, University of NamibiaTwenty-eight years after independence, wealth in Namibia is still skewed along racial lines laid down in the colonial period. The level of inequality...

South Sudanese Surgeon Wins UN Refugee Award

A South Sudanese surgeon, who has spent two decades helping the sick and injured in the war-torn east African nation, was on Tuesday announced the winner of a UN prize for treating tens of...

AAI’s Annual Awards Gala: One Of The Most Anticipated Africa-focused Events

Held annually during the week of the United Nations General Assembly, AAI's Annual Awards Gala is one of the most anticipated Africa-focused events in New York City. The Awards Gala brings together distinguished guests...

Black Tax: Don’t Become The Family ATM

You have worked hard to get to where you are and it feels good to be reaching your goals. However, you might not be alone in enjoying your success – many young professionals today...

5 Trips Around South Africa That You Should Take When You...

When your retirement comes one thing that might tantalise your buds is the prospect of not having to plan an annual holiday in a specific time period.Why? Because you’re retired, and you now have...

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