By Niklas Hagelberg is Coordinator, Climate Change Programme, UN EnvironmentFossil fuels—oil, gas, coal and their derivatives—pollute the atmosphere and emit the greenhouse gases that are ramping up global heating to dangerous levels. But did you know that governments around the world are...
In the face of conflict and other security problems, many in West Africa are often forced to leave their homes and resettle elsewhere as refugees. This displacement and resettlement weakens the balance of affected rural populations and can cause further conflict in newly settled regions. For that...
Most media narratives about Eritrea suggest an endless stream of young people fleeing the country, who couldn’t wait to escape. But the reality is far different and more nuanced—both when it comes to those who have left, and those who chose to remain.
Do you love diving? If yes, Mozambique's dive sites will leave you in awe. Here, you can explore the country's underwater world to see an array of sea life.   Your experience will be an unforgettable one. You'll enjoy pristine beaches, exceptional cuisine and...

With The Continental Free Trade Area, We Are Creating Our Own...

Moscow — allAfrica sat down with Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for the Department of Trade and Industry, while at the Afreximbank meetings in Russia. Muchanga speaks on the progress of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the perception that the reality on the ground may...

Interview With Dr. Mehari: Performance Of The African Union

Dr. Mehari is a graduate of world class universities: Harvard and Oxford; and a former fellow of very prestigious academic programmes (such as Edward George Mason, Max Planck, Shell, Partnership for Peace) at Harvard and Oxford Universities, the Max Planck Institute and...

What Is Africa’s Place In The Evolving Space Technology?

In an era where satellites have become increasingly important, countries are making huge investments in data and knowledge and ultimately shooting their own satellites into space. In this CNBC Africa Special Report, CNBC Africa's Michael Mugisha seeks to understand Africa's dividend in space technology and how much...

Study: Africa’s Biggest “Digital Divide” Lies In Its Rural Areas

New study by Malabo Montpellier Panel outlines huge scope for investment across agricultural value chain, allowing African farmers to leapfrog into modern practices.Digital innovations could transform African rural areas and agriculture while tackling many of the continent’s other emerging challenges, from youth...

Watch: Sista Afia Ft Medikal & Quamina MP – Weather

As promised, BK Records/Ace Kandi Records label act Sista Afia releases the much awaited video for her new single titled “Weather”The song which was released just few weeks ago is gradually cooking hot on the airwaves and to keep the fun alive, we...

Khanyisa Dyonashe – Reason To Believe In A Bright Future For...

Actuarial science student from disadvantaged community gives reason to believe SA’s dire financial services skills quandary can be effectively tackled.Khanyisa Dyonashe is a bright young 17-year-old who embodies the hopes and dreams of a South African generation born free of the...

Nigeria’s 300,000 Tonne E-waste Gold Mine Drives A New Circular Economy

A $15 million circular electronics initiative in Lagos is launched today by the Nigerian Government, the Global Environment Facility and UN EnvironmentWith 100 times more gold in a tonne of e-waste than in a tonne of gold ore, e-waste recycling has enormous potential...

10 Most Popular South African Music Singles

South Africa received an influx of great music in 2016. The country's top musicians released music that kept music lovers entertained. Below are ten popular music singles that received extensive airplay on radio:Kwesta featuring Cassper Nyovest – Ngud

Rising Young Leader – Adan Abbey

Adan Abbey moved from America back to his ancestral homeland of Somaliland to establish an insurance company. He is the President of Horn of Africa Insurance, a much needed service to the country and employing young people who need jobs.The world is now beginning to...

African Hotel Markets Experience Sound Transactional Activity

Though Africa remains a market where hotel real estate investment is typically dominated by development, increasing transactional activity is providing much needed liquidity. However, when it comes to hotel investment in Africa, as with anywhere in the world, various factors and influences are impacting acquisition trends and...

Great Ancient African Queens

In the ancient world, Africa was home to some of the world's best leaders. Among those leaders were queens that led their kingdoms with precision and power. Their leadership has left an indelible mark on history. We take a look at some of the most dynamic ancient...

Corruption In Africa – The Crisis Of Our Time?

How do I tell a story and contribute to curb one of the worst crimes perpetuated on humanity which causes billions of dollars that could have been used for development to be lost, leaving most of the populace to suffer the faith of high unemployment rates and...

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