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Egypt’s Knee-jerk Reaction to a Simmering ProblemEgyptian authorities restricted the sale of yellow reflective vests amid fears opponents might attempt to copy French gilets jaunes protesters during next month’s anniversary of...
Kenyan Shilling Changes

Kenya Coins Replace Leaders With Animals

Kenya has dropped the images of presidents from newly minted cash coins, in what is seen as an attempt to prevent their glorification. Previous coins bore the images of Kenya's three ex-rulers: Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel...
Bo Kaap residents protest in the streets [Erica Jenkin/Al Jazeera

Can South Africa’s ‘Cradle Of Islam’ Survive Gentrification?

Noor Osman looks out from the Bo Kaap neighbourhood of Cape Town and counts the mosques dotted throughout the nearby city centre. Wherever you can see a mosque, he says, there were Muslim people living...
Algeria’s Civil War

Catholic Monks, Nuns And Others Killed In Algeria’s Civil War Are Beatified

A cardinal dispatched by the Vatican to Algeria has held an unusual beatification ceremony for 19 monks, nuns and other Roman Catholics who were killed during Algeria’s civil war in the 1990s. The ceremony, on...
Best Wildlife’s Experiences

6 Of The World’s Best Wildlife’s Experiences

Getting the opportunity to spot wildlife is different parts of the world can be considered something special- especially with the current situation of poaching in parts of Africa.A lot of wild animals are already...

Rwanda Improves Ease Of Doing Business

According to the latest release of the World Bank doing business report, Rwanda improved 11 places to rank 29th from 41st position as of last. CNBC Africa's Michael Mugisha sat down with Rwanda Development...

Jay-Z’s $200-Million Clothing Battle Could Be Game Changer For Black Lawyers...

Gbenga Oduntan, University of KentMillionaire rapper Shawn Carter, aka Jay-Z, has proved yet again why he is larger than life. He is embroiled in a contractual dispute over the US$204m (£159m) sale of his...

Why Cartier Owes Africa’s Forgotten Men A Huge “Thank You” Today

Imagine…your limousine parks at the front entrance.You’ve arrived at the world's biggest night in film - the Academy Awards. Your door swings open. Camera flashes burst. You take a deep breath and take your...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About African Buffalo

African buffalo, also known as Cape buffalo, are striking to see in person. Thanks to its large stature and enlarged horns, they can be quite intimidating. But did you know there’s a few interesting...

The Clock Is Running Out: Let’s Team Up and Say No...

By: Didier DrogbaAs the African continent and the entire world celebrate the 100th birthday of the great Nelson Mandela with the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on December 2, I think about the...

World’s Largest Museum Dedicated To Black Civilizations Opens In Senegal

After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar.With close to 14,000 square metres of floor space and capacity...
Mauritius

Mauritius Named Golfing Destination Of The Year

Mauritius was named Golf Destination of the Year for Africa, Indian Ocean and the Gulf States at the IAGTO awards in Slovenia recently.It won...
Leading African Researcher

Leading African Researcher Warns About The Brain Drain Of African Scientists

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director of the Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has warned about...
Sustainable Youth Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Youth Entrepreneurship In Africa Is Good For Business

By Rory Moore: Liquid Studio Director and Innovation Lead for Accenture in AfricaThe Oxford Dictionary defines the word ‘yas’ as an informal way to...
Local Is Essential

Skills: Local Is Essential

Every organisation should be putting its money where its people are and bringing up skills alongside opportunitiesFootprint Africa Business Solutions (FABS) is committed to...
SheDecides

Building An Africa Where SheDecides

By Nimi PrincewillNotable for attracting a remarkable chunk of political goodwill; and of course, its accompanying 'nuisance value' in rigid communities, feminist activism is...
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Big Ben’s New Album Titled: ‘102’

Big Ben's new album '102' will be released on Friday, 23 November 2018. '102' is a collection of songs that shows the kind of conflict that Big Ben is going through as he tries...

US Reopens ‘Permanent Diplomatic Mission’ In Somalia

The United States has re-established a permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia nearly three decades after it closed its Mogadishu embassy in January 1991, the State Department said. "This historic event reflects Somalia's progress in recent years and is another...

Uber Has Launched Its First Bus Service In Egypt

Uber is expanding its imprint on public transportation—this time with the establishment of a bus service.The ride-hailing giant launched Uber Bus in Egypt on Tuesday (Dec. 4), the first country to roll out the...

What Will It Take To Make African Integration A Reality?

What will it take to make African integration a reality? CNBC Africa caught up with Ahunna Eziakonwa, Assistant Administrator, United Nations Development Program- Regional Bureau for Africa to share the practical ways to achieve...

South Sudan Faces One of the World’s Worst Displacement Crises

South Sudan is facing one of the worst displacement crises in the world today. More than half of the population is food insecure and, if not for international humanitarian aid, the country would almost...

Winning in Business in Africa

Young, fast growing, and urbanising - Africa is ripe for businesses What exactly is the reality of doing business in Africa? Is the business environment filled with only crisis and conflicts or are there possibilities that...

What Mandela And Fanon Learned From Algeria’s Revolution In The 1950s

On the fifth anniversary of South African statesman Nelson Mandela’s death, it’s worthwhile to remember how his thinking moved from violence to reconciliation as the solution to undoing apartheid.On his journey to a different...

Meet The Artistes Set To Perform At The “Spice Lifestyle Honors”

As Africa gears up to throng the prestigious Eko Convention Centre on Wednesday, December 5th to witness the never-before-seen exhilarating night of African Fashion and style, the organizers of Spice Lifestyle Honors have introduced the...

New Kids On The Block Kawangware Kings

Under the management of Damiano Lirechi, aka (damian_lion), the team has been able to record major tracks with one of the best producers like Motif and AJ. And their resent duet known as kawangware...

Nigeria Beat SA On Penalties To Win 2018 Women’s Africa Cup...

Nigeria were crowned the 2018 Women's Africa Cup of Nations champions on Saturday, beating South Africa 4-3 on penalties in the final in Accra. The match had ended 0-0 after 120 minutes, with Nigeria's goalkeeper...

Cameroon Stripped Of Hosting 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year's Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football's governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon's preparation...

CAF Confederation Cup: Raja Casablanca Win the Title Despite Defeat

Raja Casablanca won its second African Confederation Cup despite their defeat (1-3) against the Congolese AS Vita club, in the second leg final, played Sunday at the Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa.The Green Eagles opened...

Why You Should Get Away For A Yoga Retreat In Kenya

Multiple lodges have yoga sessionsFind yourself in the middle of a safari park at a game lodge where yoga and meditation courses are held daily in the great outdoors. Campi Ya Kanzi is a popular place...

Return Of African Artifacts Sets A Tricky Precedent For Europe’s Museums

When President Emmanuel Macron of France received a report he had commissioned on the restitution of African treasures, he wasted no time in announcing that the Quai Branly Museum in Paris would return 26...

Sista Afia Holds Listening Session For Her Debut Album “Queen Solomon”

Preceding her Album Launch Concert slated for this Saturday, December 1, Sista Afia has held an album listening session for the debut album on Monday, November 26, 2018.Titled “Queen Solomon”, the debut album holds...

Youth Create Businesses that Are Geared to Protecting the Environment

An organic pesticide safe for farmers and the environment, and carbonised fuel briquettes made from agricultural waste materials and organic waste are all business ideas that promote a green economy.The entrepreneurs who started these...

Kalidou Koulibaly: the Senegalese who could have been world champion

When France won the World Cup in July, Kalidou Koulibaly could be forgiven for feeling a pang of regret. Born, raised and schooled in France, the 27-year-old could very easily have also been drenched by...

‘What Fish Can Do for the WTO’

Fish will soon be off the menu, unless global leaders strike a deal ending multi-billion dollar harmful fisheries subsidies blamed for threatening world fish stocks and widening the inequitable use of marine resources.The inaugural Sustainable...

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