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Zimbabwe’s Health Resources Overwhelmed by Outbreak

Health officials in Zimbabwe are attempting to contain a measles outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people...

The Anniversary of a Tragedy in Freetown

Survivors of a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone, which left more than 1,000 people dead, have gathered for...

The Pioneers of African Cryptocurrencies

The Central African Republic has suddenly put the continent in the spotlight, in April becoming the first African...

Algiers Battles Fierce Fires – Africa.com

At least 26 people have died and dozens of others have been injured in forest fires that ravaged...

Leaders of Southern African Nations Meet in Kinshasa for their 42nd Summit

The leaders are expected to review the progress made towards achieving closer integration and deepening regional trade. The...

The Transformative Power Digitisation can Bring to the African Continent

Nairobi-based Lori Systems, an e-logistics company digitising haulage and providing shippers with solutions to efficiently manage their cargo...

The Impact of Academic Freedom in the Post-Cold War Democratic Transitions in Africa

Around the world, there’s a strong correlation between academic freedom and other elements of democracy based on the...

Floods Wreak Havoc in Nigeria

At least 50 people have died and “many” displaced after recent torrential rains caused flooding in northern Nigeria,...

Ethiopia Calls for a Formal Tigray Ceasefire Agreement to be Reached as Soon as Possible

A committee established in June to explore the possibility of talks with Tigrayan rebels said on Wednesday it...

Angolans Abroad to Vote Remotely for the First Time

About 14-million Angolans at home and abroad will vote on August 24 in probably the tightest, tensest race...

How Employee Growth And Development Plans Can Help SMEs Attract And Retain Top Talent

For South Africa’s brightest youth, deciding which university to attend or where to live after completing their studies...

Exclusive Networks Africa

Exclusive Networks Africa, which represents the continental arm of this global, trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure, is...

Fighting Poaching

Making CONTACT is a five-part mini-series created by Hill’s Pet Nutrition celebrating and profiling anti-poaching K9 units, in...

South Sudan: ‘Urgent collective efforts’ needed in most dangerous humanitarian situation

“It takes a village to raise a child. In the same way, it takes an array of partners...

Visa Opens Office And Affirms Commitment To Digitize Payments In The Democratic Republic Of Congo During Leadership Visit

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), the leading global payments technology company, has outlined its commitment to expanding digital payments...

NAACP Amos C. Brown Student Fellows Return From Transformative Journey Through Ghana

The Amos C. Brown Student Fellowship to Ghana is the first program of its kind to be powered...

Call For The 2022 And 5th Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) Awards Nominations

Nominations for the 5th Africa Tourism Leadership Awards are now open. These are the only pan-African industry awards that...

Jhybo ‘‘Ema Collect’’ New Song

Jhybo releases his second project for the year, a track called ‘Ema Collect’.      Song inspiration came when he...

NAPE Becomes Official Partner Of African Energy Week 2022

As an official partner for AEW 2022, a delegation from the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists will drive...

WHO warns of disease threat amid Horn of Africa drought

Speaking from Geneva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said drought, conflict, climate change and increasing prices for food, fuel and...

Kenyan Woman’s Campaign to Treat Sickle Cell

For Lea Kilenga, life seemed normal until a new boy at her school encouraged other children not to...

20 African Countries with the Highest Net Migration Rates

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) defines net migration rate as the difference between the immigration...

UK to Cut Taxes on Imports from Africa

The UK has launched a scheme to cut tariffs on hundreds of products from some of the world’s...

Containing a Measles Outbreak in Harare

A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed 80 children since April, with health officials blaming religions that prohibit...

Journos Fight For their Voices to Be Heard

Tunisia’s free and feisty press counts among the biggest wins of the historic uprising that unleashed the broader...

Providing Support and Acceleration to Women-owned African Tech Startups

The Ethiopia-based Tech African Women (TAW) programme has launched, taking businesses from idea stage to operational. TAW is...

A Youth-Led Campaign of Evidence-Based Activism Seeks to Demonstrate Inequity in Access to Clean Air in Cities

12 August 2022 – The UrbanBetter Cityzens4CleanAir Campaign is a youth-led campaign on clean air and physical activity...

Launching a Local Lesotho Airline within the Next Year

The operation will initially service the Maseru to Johannesburg route with plans to extend to other destinations in...

African Leaders are Increasingly Aspiring to “Modernise” their Cities

There has been a resurgent interest in building so-called “smart”, “modern”, “globally competitive” cities in Africa. Some are...

Recruiting From The Retired Pool – A Viable Option To Addressing SA’s Acute Skills Shortage

By Wayne Alcock, MD at Quyn International Outsourcing The South African labour market is plagued by an alarmingly high unemployment...

HUB Brings Diverse Artists To Riebeek Valley For Solo Studios Weekend

House Union Block (HUB) brings a collection of contemporary art to Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West as part...

AI And Analytics

This year’s edition of AEW will host high-level workshops and meetings investigating the challenges and opportunities of adopting...

Roche Partners With Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre And Philipps-University Marburg On A Centre Of Excellence For Diagnostics In Tanzania

Roche announced a partnership with Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and Philipps-University Marburg to strengthen diagnostics infrastructure and...

Team Sayari Revealed As Title For National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

First-of-its-kind in Kenya, nature-based, tech-infused set design for 26-episode series, based in Nairobi Following field production commencing earlier...

Families around the world to pay up to 57% more on school supplies this year – WorldRemit Data

Household incomes have decreased by 4%, while costs have increased across majority of countries observed year-over-yearIn Zimbabwe, costs...

African States Need Policy Interventions to Grow the Market for Circular Plastic Products

By 2030, plastic waste is expected to double to 165 million tonnes in African countries. Most of this...

Liberian Officials Sanctioned for Corruption

The United States has sanctioned senior Liberian government officials Nathaniel McGill, Sayma Syrenius Cephus, and Bill Twehway for...

Nigerians Encouraged to Use Mobile App to Report Oil Theft

Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria, says thieves and vandals cost the country up to 200,000 barrels of oil...

Tragedy Strikes Egyptian Church – Africa.com

At least 18 children died in a fire that killed dozens of worshippers gathered for Sunday morning mass...

Kigali Hikes Up the Interest Rate

Rwanda’s central bank unleashed its biggest interest-rate hike in more than 13 years as runaway inflation caused it...