Home Feature Page 16

Feature

video

Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

He wrote history as a philanthropist, a president and a revolutionary. With an unwavering dedication to peace and equality, he lives on as an icon and a champion for social justice. Using hand-drawn illustrations and...
NMF-Banknotes-Coin

Banknotes and Coin Celebrate Mandela’s Centenary

Has South Africa recognised its greatest asset, its people, Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, asked on 13 July at the South African Reserve Bank’s official launch of a set of banknotes commemorating Nelson Mandela.The...
Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

Africa’s 5 Busiest Airports

Recently, flights to and from Africa have been increasing for various reasons such as the growing number of Africans living abroad, and the tempting business and tourism opportunities that the continent has to offer....
can you see me

‘Stay Woke’ or Get Left Behind

The world is in constant flux and revolution. This has been aided by the increase of globalisation through the internet. Where 30 years ago the international community needed Oliver Tambo to tell them about...
moto-taxi

Female Moto Drivers Changing the Perception of Women

Rwanda's moto drivers recently saw its first female drivers, and they are changing the perception of women. "Every woman has to believe in herself." _SANDRINE NIKUZE Getting around in the Rwandan capital Kigali is best done...
Forest Conservation

Women at the Forefront of Forest Conservation

In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get their energy supplies from the forests, leading to deforestation and land degradation.The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) 2016 review on forest policies...
zimbabwe independence

Five Things to Know About Zimbabwe’s Independence

Zimbabwe observes independence on 18 April. The Southern Africa nation gained independence from Britain in 1980, following an intense war of liberation.As the country celebrates this significant...
Rwanda

Rwanda – 23 Years Later

April 1994 bears the memory of the regrettable genocide witnessed by the global community, from the small African country of Rwanda. The genocide saw the deaths of approximately 800,000 people in 100 days, according to...
Nkoyo restaurant

10 Ways to Say “I Love You”, In Nigeria

special person can be hard. Not to worry, because we’re here to help. If you’re looking for something spontaneous and romantic to do in Nigeria, check out the following ideas.Spend some time at Gurara WaterfallsThere’s...
BidoungChallenge

What’s Trending: #BidoungChallenge

The latest viral craze to hit African social media is the #BidoungChallenge. Sparked by Cameroon’s Minister of Sports and Physical Education Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt graciously bowing to President Paul Biya and his wife during a...
Kenya Flag

Kenya Independence: Ten Interesting Facts About the East African Country

On 12 December 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of oppression and unjust rule. As the British Union Jack was replaced by the black, red, and green flag, a new...
World Economic Forum

WEF Africa 2016 Highlights: Africa Rising; The Fourth Industrial Revolution; and Social Entrepreneurship

The 26th World Economic Forum on Africa took on the feel of the country in which it was hosted: Rwanda. In this way, there were three over arching themes that were explored ‎throughout the...
480,269FansLike
28,992FollowersFollow
10,088SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts

We are committed to Africa.  Will you support us?

Unlike many global publications, for nearly a decade we have been committed to showing a complete picture of Africa – not just a single story.  Offended by one sided coverage of wars, disasters and disease, the founders of Africa.com created a news site that provides a balanced view of Africa – current events, business, arts & culture, travel, fashion, sports, development, etc. If you are able to, please support Africa.com with as little as $1. It means a lot to us. Really.

CONTRIBUTE NOW