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LISTEN: Abdoulie Janneh Talks About Creating Jobs For Africa’s Youth

Abdoulie Janneh talks to Africa.com about good governance, sustainable cities, and the importance of creating jobs for Africa’s youth The Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend, hosted this year in Morocco, the latest country to join the...
Ellie-Barry

LISTEN: Talking Media And Entrepreneurship With Eloïne Barry Of African Media Agency

"No idea is ever too small to start something big. Nothing is impossible; it’s just a matter of hard work and identifying the right opportunities." Owning a business can be challenging, but once a business...

LISTEN: Be Inspired By Bisila Bokoko

"Take one step toward your goal, it does not matter how big the step" _ Bisila Bokoko There are very few women who can straddle several different types of industries at the same time and make...
Nobel Laureates

10 African Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Since the inception of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, there have been 11 Nobel Laureates from Africa selected by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The Nobel peace prize is one of the five annual...
Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin

Meet The First African To Fly Solo Around The World

If there’s anything that every pilot will tell you is hard to achieve, it’s flying solo around the world. In fact, only 114 people have been able to accomplish this incredible feat. One of them...
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What The Global Gag Rule Means For African Women

The beginning of this year saw the reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule, also known as the ‘Mexico City policy,’ which will draw extensive implications on the health and survival of citizens, especially women...
decolonising africa

Decolonising Africa – Securing The Base

Africa has undergone a significant stride of structural changes that have influenced the mind-sets and convictions of the African people.  From the guise of bringing advancements, the continent has been placed under slavery, colonialism, apartheid...
Warsan Shire

10 Female Contemporary African Poets

Poetry is considered as one of the most universal and important vehicles of human expression as it encapsulates various human experiences in an understandable and well-documented manner. Africa is rich in literature and poetry,...
The Gambia Independence Day

5 Things To Know About The Gambia Independence Day

The Gambia, officially the Republic of the Gambia, is the smallest country in Africa.  Situated in West Africa, the Gambia is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal, except for its coastline running at its western...
Sharon Kadangwe

Sharon Kadangwe: A Voice For Entrepreneurs

A few years ago, Sharon Kadangwe and her friends founded the Winter Ankara Fashion Expo (WAFE), an annual event which shut down half of Blantyre City CBD and turned the streets into runways. WAFE...
MARK SHUTTLEWORTH

African Innovators: Big Ideas, Making BIG Impact

What does it take to make a difference in the lives of people in your community, your country, your continent, or even the world? Is it a bright mind, an endlessly flowing stream of...

Africa’s Big Givers: Giving Back in a BIG Way

Some of Africa’s wealthiest business leaders and personalities take social responsibility very seriously, generously using both their time and resources to improve the lives of others. Here’s a look at some of the philanthropic...
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