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10 Developments Shaping Africa’s Energy Sector

After a year of rebound and recovery, Africa’s old and new hydrocarbons markets have an opportunity to further entrench the continent’s position as the world’s hottest oil and gas frontier in 2019. However, the...
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Chad, Israel Renew Diplomatic Ties

Netanyahu has pushed to extend Israeli diplomacy to Africa and has visited the continent several times in recent years. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country has renewed its ties with Chad during...

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Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs?A comprehensive analysis of the business, economic, and public-health impact finds the potential for local production of pharmaceuticals to be a mixed bag. With imports...
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Zimbabweans Turn To VPNs Following Social Media Shutdown And Internet Black Out

Zimbabweans are turning Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to circumvent an apparent government internet shutdown according to leading VPN comparison site BestVPN.com.The restrictions have resulted in a spike of interest in VPNs among Zimbabwean...
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A New Approach To Prevent Future Terrorism In Kenya

In his address on the Kenya Hotel attack Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said: "Even as we regret yesterday's incident, as Commander-in-Chief, I want to commend the quick and effective response by our elite fighting...
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African Confederation Cup: Zamalek And Zesco United Reach Group Phase

Egyptian giants Zamalek booked their place in the group phase of the African Confederation Cup after a 3-1 victory over Morocco's Ittihad Tanger in Alexandria in their play-off match. Amongst the other teams to advance...
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How Can Nigeria Overcome Its Power Sector Challenges?

Last year, a representative of the United States’ Power Africa Initiative said structure was the biggest challenge facing the power sector in Nigeria. In a recent round-table on the power sector, PwC hosted stakeholders...

Seven Typical Tunisian Dishes You Must Try

Tunisians love to eat, but not as much as they love to feed their guests. If you're invited to a Tunisian home for dinner, you'll be regaled with a variety of heartwarming and palate-pleasing...

Singer Kidis Joins Forces With Kenyan Rapper Gabiro Mtu Necessary In...

“Kenya has mature and schooled music that needs only to be played,” Kidis and Gabiro On New Hit Nitembezee It has been a whole new and assorted year of 2019 that has seen various Kenyan...

This Is America Choreographer Sherrie Silver Is Just Getting Started

Sherrie Silver rushes into a coffee shop in the West Norwood neighborhood of London, hair flying wildly around her face, offering an apology and a breathless hug for being late. One can’t help but forgive...

Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs?

A comprehensive analysis of the business, economic, and public-health impact finds the potential for local production of pharmaceuticals to be a mixed bag. Article written by Michael Conway, Tania Holt, Adam Sabow, and Irene Yuan SunWith imports comprising as...

SGR Pact With China A Risk To Kenyan Sovereignty

Kenya’s key strategic assets at home and abroad will not be protected by “sovereignty” and risk being seized by the Chinese government should there be a default in repaying the Standard Gauge Railway loan,...

Football Bribes Investigator Shot Dead

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead while driving home, after a politician called for retribution against him. Unidentified men on motorbikes shot Ahmed Hussein-Suale three times in the capital Accra, local media reports...
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How To Find The Person Who Can Help You Get Ahead At Work

The workplace is often presented as a meritocracy, where you can succeed by putting your head down and working hard. Wall Street veteran Carla...
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Why Photographs Of Dead In Nairobi Terror Attack Failed Journalism – And Dishonoured Victims

An article by the New York Times on the Riverside terrorist attacks in Nairobi has provoked fury and consternation in Kenya.The article features a...
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South Africa’s Water Woes Aren’t Over

The taps are flowing more freely again in Cape Town. This time a year ago Capetonians were in a panic as the city clamped down...
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WATCH: Ohstar Moni Ft Cabum – Balling Single

OhStar Moni ends 2018 with his much awaited single "Balling" which features one of Ghana's mic burners, Cabum.This Hip Hop song talks about the...
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The Adolescent Girl Holds the Key to Kenya’s Economic Transformation and Prosperity

Teenage pregnancy in Kenya is a crisis of hope, education and opportunity.The countdown to a New Year has begun. Can 2019 be a year of...
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Trade & Investment Promotion Firm Enters Rwandan Market

Amena Trade and Investment, a global business consultancy firm that specializes in consulting government agencies and private companies in foreign direct investment and trade has announced entry into Rwanda which registered 173 investment projects...

Understanding Africa: Our Beautiful Continent in Five Maps

For many, Africa holds a special place in our hearts. It is the birthplace of our species; an epic landscape stuffed with biodiversity and humankind’s oldest traditional practices. It is impossible not to hold...

Listen To ‘How Deep’ By King Plu Ft Mikel

Brooklyn bred, Lawrence Alobi popularly known as “King Plu” is a Nigerian-American artist. He was raised by his mother who strongly instilled in him, the values of education and had aspirations for him to...

DRC Farmers in “Schools Without Walls” Learn to Increase Harvest

It was almost four years ago in 2015 that members of Farmer’s Frame of Idiofa (FFI), a farmers group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), produced a mere eight tonnes of sweet potatoes...

Startup Investment In Africa Jumped To Record Levels In 2018

There was an almost four-fold increase in total startup funding received for African startups in 2018. The number of funding deals more than doubled and startups on the continent are increasingly being recipient of...

What Africa’s Oldest Liberation Movement can Offer South Africans

The launch of the ANC’s election manifesto is a moment to examine several aspects of our society. The party, still, has the biggest network of people on the ground. It is a moment to...

Classic Cruise Destinations in Africa

Africa and Egypt Africa is an entire world unto itself. Colourful and chaotic, breathtaking and humbling, its range of experiences span from intimate wild animal encounters to stunning beaches and buzzing urban areas. Not for the...

Bombino, The First Nigerien Artist To Be Nominated For A Grammy

The electrifying musician talks about wielding the Tuareg weapon of peace: a guitar.Omara "Bombino" Moctar, 38, is the Nigerien guitarist who has recently been nominated for a grammy.His electrifying, acoustic sound and Tamasheq lyrics that...

Top 10 African Dance Styles of 2018

Africa is known for its rich diversity in music and dance. 2018 was no different as the continent witnessed some of the best dance styles ever created. From North to South, East to West,...

Tunisia – the Exception

Eight years have passed since the Arab Spring. In many countries, the uprising was crushed, but in Tunisia democracy gained a foothold. Arbetet Global travelled to the small country town Side Bouzid to find...

Can A Crop Crisis Be Averted In Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe’s farmers are urging authorities to undertake cloud seeding to ease an early-season drought that’s hurting crops and destroying cattle pastures.The four-week dry spell has caused some farmers to delay planting summer crops, which...

Zambia And Zimbabwe Offer Land To African Union For First SADC...

Zimbabwe and Zambia have offered 2,000 and 132 hectares of land respectively around the Victoria Falls area── which borders the two countries── for the construction of the Wakanda One Village.The project will serve as...

Normalisation Committee For Namibia Football Association

Fifa has appointed a normalisation committee to run the Namibia Football Association (NFA). The move follows a recent visit by a delegation from football's world governing body after NFA elections were not held as planned...

Migrants Arduous Search for Dignity Through Integration and a Pay Check

One of the most common words used by speakers during the Global Compact on Migration was “dignity”—granting migrants the dignity they deserve. As with any advocacy, there is a danger a word can lose...

Understanding Nigeria’s New Minimum Wage

President Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that the salaries of workers earning above the new minimum wage will be renegotiated.He also appointed Bismarck Rewane as head of newly inaugurated Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation...

Kenyan Innovator Invents Smart Hand Gloves Which Turn Sign Language Into...

A 25-year-old Kenyan innovator has earned global recognition with his invention of a smart hand gloves which are capable of converting sign language movements into audio speech.Roy Allela, a technology evangelist, says the need...

Go To Kenya This Year

Have you always wanted to watch 1.7 million wildebeests thunder across the Maasai Mara? This is the year to realize your wildest dream— witnessing the Great Migration, shopping for elaborate beaded jewelry, and riding camels...

DRC Election: Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner In Contentious Result

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s electoral commission has declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the 30 December presidential election. Pre-election polls had given opposition frontrunner Martin Fayulu, a respected former business executive,...

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