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The End Fund

The End Fund – Making Everyday A Mandela Day

2018 was a true landmark year for the END Fund. We saw more treatments delivered than any year prior and surpassed US $1 billion worth of treatments across Africa since our founding...

Mauritius Leaks: Leak Reveals How Mauritius Siphons Tax From Poor Nations To Benefit Elites

The Mauritius Government And Ministry Of Finance Responds To Factually Incorrect ReportsBob Geldof’s firm wanted to buy a chicken farm in Uganda, one of the poorest...

Is Nigeria Equipped To Tax The Digital Economy?

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development says the digital economy is increasingly becoming the economy itself and It will not be feasible to ring-fence it from the rest of the economy...
African Agriculture

Growing African Agriculture One Byte At A Time

Ella Mazani is a mobile phone farmer.“My mobile phone is part of my farming. It supports my farming and my family’s welfare through the services I get via...

Commemorating 400-Year Anniversary Of Enslaved Africans Coming To The New World

Project OKURASE, a Charleston nonprofit and Ghanaian-based nongovernmental organization, have curated the “Door of Return,” a 10-day cultural experience in Ghana for individuals and groups who want to connect with Ghanaian heritage...
South Africa

Financial Emigration Demystified: South Africans Need The Full Picture

Financial emigration is often misunderstood, and with the jump in the number of South Africans applying to move themselves and their wealth offshore, it’s time to unpack the big questions before you...
Zambia’s Black Rhinos

CNN’s Inside Africa Investigates The Conservation Of Zambia’s Black Rhinos

This week on Inside Africa, CNN International visits North Luangwa National Park, the heart of Zambia’s black rhino conservation effort. There were once around 12,000 black rhinos in Zambia but the population...

A New Self-Identity For Africans | Panashe Chigumadzi

Panashe Chigumadzi makes the case that stereotypes can be frustratingly hard to shake off, sometimes even for the very people they victimise. Africans especially, suffer from a 300 year old negative colonial...
Neglected Tropical Diseases

Leaders From Sub-Saharan Africa Join Forces To Accelerate Elimination Of Neglected Tropical Diseases

On the sidelines of the African Union Summit, national and international leaders join the "No to NTDs" movement to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases in sub-Saharan Africa
Canned Lion Hunting

Time To Completely Ban Canned Lion Hunting In Africa

The lion population is dropping rapidly throughout Africa. A century ago, around 200,000 lions roamed the continent, and now there are a mere 25,000 left. At this rate by 2119, there may...
Seventeen-year-old Someleze Mjekula

Movie About Black Women Mathematicians Inspires Local Learner

Seventeen-year-old Someleze Mjekula is not your average teenager. Quiet and self assured, he achieved an incredible 100% in physical science in his matric finals last year, overcoming the twin challenges of township...
Rwanda- Karama Village

Kagame Launches Model Village For 240 Families

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday launched a model village in Karama Cell, Kigali Sector in Nyarugenge District which was built by Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Reserve Force. The village – Karama Integrated Model Village –...

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