Top 10 News

News and information curated daily for a global audience interested in Africa.

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Marlon James’ ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ is an African Fantasy Epic for the Ages Learn why there’s so much buzz about Man Booker Prize-winning author, Marlon James’ latest work, which he himself jokingly refers to as the ‘African Game of Thrones.’  “The biggest compliment someone gave me when this book came out was, ‘Man, I …

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 Business News

Innovative Solar Strategies form a Central Part of Egypt’s Transformation The country’s power mix is undergoing a transformation; its current installed electricity capacity is around 42GW, of which 91% is backed by fossil fuels, the rest renewables. The government, however, envisages a rebalancing, with renewables responsible for 20% by 2022 and 37% by 2035. Solar, …

Africa Top10 Business News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

A Case for Using Mother Tongue in Primary Education Research shows overwhelmingly that mother tongues are the most ideal tools for early child education. In a variety of countries, such as South Africa, Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea, studies indicate that the mother tongue medium is the best for early school education. This is particularly true …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

Nigeria’s Electoral Commission has Embraced Technology While Nigeria’s elections are by no means fully electronic, the use of permanent voter cards (PVC) verified by electronic card readers to accredit voters has proven a major leap. Under the current system, voters show up at polling units and have their PVC verified by card readers before being …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

The Future of Nigeria’s Biggest Wealth Creator The state-owned oil refinery in Kaduna is a rusted hulk set on about 1.1 square miles on the parched outskirts of the northern city, has the capacity to process 110,000 barrels of oil a day. Last year it processed virtually nothing. The three other state-owned refineries — in …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

One of the Largest Refugee Camps in Africa has an Environmental Crisis Communities have clashed over natural resources following the arrivals of refugees from South Sudan and DRC. The cutting down of millions of trees has sparked angry clashes in parts of Uganda between local people and refugees who have been fleeing conflict in their countries. …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Lagos, City of Hustle, Builds an Art ‘Ecosystem’ Due in large part to some female entrepreneurs, the Lagos art scene is achieving a critical mass, and its annual art fair, Art X Lagos, has evolved into a cultural happening that draws an international audience. Lagosians are proud of their “hustle,” a mix of effort, imagination, …

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 Business News

Ethio Telecom is the First of Four State-owned Firms to be Denationalized Founded in 2010, the company is the sole voice and data provider and caters to over 41 million customers. Government plans to sell a 30 to 40% stake to top-rated industry firms and will split the state-run company into two competing businesses to …

Africa Top10 Business News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

The Thorny Side of Kenya’s Flower Industry Because of its favourable weather all year round, Kenya is Africa’s top flower exporter with an average of 360 tonnes exported daily. It is the world’s fourth largest producer of cut flowers after the Netherlands, Colombia and Ecuador. In 2017, according to Horticultural Crop Directorate the floral industry …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Africa Top10 News

Dark Times Ahead as South Africans Anticipate More Power Outages On Wednesday, the state utility firm, Eskom revealed it is technically insolvent and will fail to exist at the current rate by April. The company’s debt now stands at R420 billion, posing a significant risk to the economy. South Africa’s Minister who is in charge …

Africa Top10 News Continue Reading »

Scroll to Top

We are committed to Africa

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 website that provides a balanced view of Africa – current events, business, arts & culture, travel, fashion, sports, information, development, and more.

Will you support us?