Fishermen on the Ugandan side of Lake Victoria.

What’s Preventing Ugandan Communities from Investing in Cage Aquaculture

Colvince Mubiru had heard about cage fish farming on Uganda’s lakes. The small business owner decided to try his hand at it and spent USD8,000 to set up farming cages for Nile Tilapia on...
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Empowering Women in Post-Conflict Africa

While its conflict ended in 2007, Northern Uganda struggles with its legacy as one of the most aid-dependent regions in the world.Linda Cole, founder of African Women Rising (AWR), who has vast experience working in...

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Is This South Africa's 12th Official Language?Learn about the importance of dance in South African culture and how the toyi-toyi has become a powerful source of self-expression and activism.SOURCES: BBC Review: Exhibitions by...
Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria Is Trying To Bring Its Former Oil Minister Home From The UK To...

Three years after she was first arrested in London on money laundering charges, Nigeria is finally looking to bring home its former oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face corruption charges.Alison-Madueke has been London since...
Africa’s Fastest Train

‘Africa’s Fastest Train’ Steams Ahead In Morocco

The $2.4bn project will halve the travel time between Tangier and Casablanca but has also drawn criticism. Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated what has been described as Africa's fastest train, with a...

Cryptocurrency Regulation: Africa Slowly Picking Up The Pace

Why have African governments been slow with the adoption of cryptocurrencies?Maybe they have good intentions and are just trying to protect their young citizens?Alternatively, could it be because Africa has a crop of old...

Mauritania On The Verge Of Historic Afcon Qualification

Mauritania, who have never qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations, are among the 15 countries who could secure places at the 2019 tournament this weekend. The team will be assured of a top-two finish...

Twin Weaver EP Release Titled: Wisdom Teeth

Twin Weaver is a four piece alternative-pop group based in Cape Town, South Africa. Drawing influence from a myriad of psychedelic sources - from shoegazers such as My Bloody Valentine to the likes of...

WADA Declares Nigerian Anti-doping Agency “Non-Compliant”

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday that Nigeria’s national anti-doping agency had been declared non-compliant.Jonathan Taylor, the chair of WADA’s independent compliance review committee, informed its board at a meeting in Baku...

Making Agriculture Cool

At every conference she has attended on the youth, Nawsheen Hosenally has been frustrated to hear that agriculture is not ‘cool’. The 29-year-old graduate in agricultural extension and information systems knew she wanted to...

How To Avoid Purchasing Riparian Land

It is estimated that over 4,000 buildings in Nairobi County have been marked for demolition in an exercise to clear structures that have been put up in river banks and road reserves.  The Institute...
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Rethinking Education for Future Jobs

By the time an elementary school student graduates high school, 85% of future jobs will be new. What and how we learn today in...
Abacate Com Tuna

Abacate Com Tuna : Appetizer From Guinea Bissau

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Abacate com tuna is a healthy, visually appealing appetizer from Guinea Bissau. It is made with ripe avocados, tuna, grated coconut,...
Yaw Owiredu Mintah going through the finishing process of a bamboo and rattan chair

Bamboo Enhances the Livelihoods of Ghana’s Artisans

Yaw Owiredu Mintah from Ghana has been working as an all-round processor of bamboo and rattan trees since the 1980s. And while he says...
Parenting Styles In Africa

Parenting Styles In Africa: Which Is Most Conductive To Happiness In Children?

Traditional parenting styles in Africa stress the importance of tradition and an emphasis on parental care, attention, and love. In many African countries, such...
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Could Africa Be The Next Frontier For Cryptocurrencies?

Interest in cryptocurrency, a form of digital currency, is growing steadily in Africa. Some economists say it is a disruptive innovation that will blossom...
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Employees In Nairobi Rank Affordable Housing As The Most Important Factor...

Landmark Mercer StudyThe study reveals six critical findings, including a disconnect between employers and employees in terms of what motivates people to move to a city and to stay there – which is...

Children Living in Central African Republic’s Displacement Camps Find a Pathway...

From the Ashes of War and Violence Springs Hope Jospin is a 13-year-old boy living in the Kaga Bandoro Internal Displacement Camp in the Central African Republic (CAR). He came here almost four years ago...

Coding Workshops for Hearing-impaired Children in Mozambique

Is coding a universal language that can bridge not only the gender and income gaps but enable also inclusive access to 21st century education? For the passionate team of Africa Code Week ambassadors in Mozambique, the answer is a resounding yes. “Coding is...

Build Excellence Through Difficult Experiences

Mr. Harrison Poku-Yeboah talks about his life experiences growing up in Italy, Ghana, and America. Making amusing and deep statements about divisive issues within communities across the world. Only unity between cultures, race, and...

How Ethiopia’s Progressive Premier Is Levelling The Gender Playing Field

Since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took over from Hailemariam Desalegn in April 2018, Ethiopia has experienced a rapid pace of political reforms. So far, save for the unfortunate incidents of ethnic violence across the...

Sudan’s Journalists Face Continued Extortion and Censorship by National Security Agency

The day before Amnesty International released a statement calling on the government of Sudan to end harassment, intimidation and censorship of journalists following the arrests of at least 15 journalists since the beginning of...

Emmanuel Amuneke Is Ready to Build Tanzania Challenge

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke admits leading the Taifa Stars is a challenge but his team is ready to build. The former Nigeria international is now preparing to face Cape Verde in Africa Cup of Nations...

Nshima : Zambia’s Staple Food

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Nshima is a staple food in Zambia – a very thick and smooth porridge made from ground maize. It is quite similar to the Kenyan ugali and the Zimbabwean sadza. Nshima is always consumed...

Facts About Hippos

Hippopotamuses (Hippopotamus amphibius) are large, round, water-loving animals that are native to Africa. The word "hippopotamus" comes from the Greek word for "water horse" or "river horse," although hippos and horses aren't closely related....

Africa’s Giant Blue Economy Potential

With good reason, Africa is excited over the prospects of sharing in the multi-trillion maritime industry, with the continent’s Agenda 2063 envisioning the blue economy as a foremost contributor to transformation and growth.The United...

Raji: Liberia Youth Key To Development

New Liberia Football Association (LFA) president Mustapha Raji believes the best way to improve the national teams is to start in schools around the country. The 44-year-old, who owns local top-flight club LISCR FC, was...

4 Rhinos Die After Chad Conservation Effort

Four out of six South African rhinos that were transferred to a park in southeast Chad in a bid to revive the endangered species have died, but not from poaching, conservationists say."An additional two...

Why The Business For Wildlife Conservation Is Important

With developing economies striving to put up big infrastructural projects and settling their growing populations, conservation experts say the exercise of conservation will be important if this development is to be sustainable. To talk...

Nigerian Hip Hop Artist Sliqwiz About To Take South Africa By...

Ikechukwu chineduEnoch known by his stage name Sliqwiz is a Nigerian born Recording artiste, performer and entertainer currently signed to Rock It Music World-Wide. Born in Ikeja, Lagos, On the 27th of August 1993....

Awer Mabil: From Living In A Mud Hut To Scoring for...

Awer Mabil's journey from life as a refugee in a hut built out of mud to scoring on his international debut is the stuff dreams are made of. The 23-year-old grew up in a refugee...

Seychelles Issues World’s First Blue Bond to Fund Fisheries Projects

The Republic of Seychelles announced on Monday that it has issued a 10-year blue bond to finance fisheries projects, making it the world’s first country to utilise capital markets for funding the sustainable use...

Providing Access To Sanitation For All, A Challenge For African Continent

Interview with Dr. Canisius KANANGIRE, African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW)’s Executive SecretaryWhat are the sanitation challenges facing Africa?The challenges facing Africa are numerous and complex, first at the policy-making level; policies are...

Is Zambia China’s 1st African Colony? – Dr. Mumbi Speaks

Zambia has allegedly lost control of its National Electricity company after defaulting on Chinese loan. China already “owns” Zambia’s national broadcaster and has even “seized” one of the national roads of Zambia.During her show,...

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