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Visa Announces Grant To Help African Women Fund Managers Grow Their Businesses

Visa has today announced a grant towards the African Women Impact Fund (AWIF), a collaboration between Standard Bank...

Ethiopia: Without immediate funding, 750,000 refugees will have ‘nothing to eat’

The World Food Programme (WFP), UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and Ethiopian Government Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) made...

New Report: Namibia’s Massive Oil Discoveries

Africa Oil Week expects Namibia’s massive oil discoveries and potential investment in this region to be key agenda...

Security Council examines capacity building for sustaining peace in Africa

Cristina Duarte, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Africa, briefed ambassadors during a debate to examine capacity building for...

Ethiopia: Loan from UN fund allows FAO to scale up fertilizers for farmers in Tigray

Since conflict erupted in November 2020, Tigray and other regions have seen the widespread disruption of agriculture, elevated...

Women In Transport

SA’s leading trade event honours female pioneers within the transport industry In recent years, great strides have been...

Digital Investment

By Zuko Mdwaba, Area Vice President, Salesforce South Africa  Unprecedented headwinds over the past two years – pandemic,...

Africa’s Energy Potential Driving Investment Across The Continent

The international energy crisis has renewed efforts to explore the potential of Africa as a global supplier, and...

Mdantsane Leaners

Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners to be celebrated by Datatec Foundation/Kutlwanong Centre at East London’s Southern Sun...

World Breastfeeding Week

As rates of childhood malnutrition rise to staggering levels due to the COVID-19 pandemic and an emerging global...

Women Play A Key Role In Food & Nutrition Security In Nigeria

By Victor Ekeleme and Kalejaiye Olatundun In Nigeria, women play key roles in food and nutrition security through their contributions to...

From the Field: Outreach across the Horn of Africa

In July, a UN human rights officer embarked on an outreach visit to the Horn of Africa’s Sool...

Beyoncé Has Helped Usher in a Renaissance for African Artists  

Like the era after which it’s named, Beyoncé’s latest album, Renaissance, represents a cultural reawakening, and yet another...

Meet the Ghanaian Author Documenting the History of African Designers

African fashion is riding a new wave of popularity, but the achievements of its designers have historically gone...

10 Questions With… Nfemi Marcus-Bello      

For Nigerian product designer, Nfemi Marcus-Bello, the process of designing is one of discovery, and he’s just getting...

Akwasi Brenya-Mensa on Tatale: “My Work is About What African Cuisine Will Look Like in 30 to 50 Years’ Time”

Within the new home of London’s Africa Centre, a cutting-edge restaurant from chef Akwasi Brenya-Mensa has been the...

Rwanda is Home to Many other Thrilling Species – If you Know Where to Look

When it comes to a classic safari, few people think of Rwanda – but in the east of...

A Traveller’s Guide to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

A speckle in the 900 000km² Kalahari landscape, is shared between South Africa and Botswana, and the fences...

Living Wild in Zambia’s National Park

In Liuwa Plain National Park, where communities still live inside the protected wildlife area, Africa’s biggest cats are...

From Former Refugee to Travel Fundi

Lila Yohannes was born in Asmara, Eritrea, where she had a wonderful early childhood. With her father having...

How to Experience Lagos and Parts of Nigeria

It would be wonderful for people to fully experience Lagos and other parts of Nigeria but planning trips...

Behold ‘The Woman King’: Viola Davis as a Real-Life Warrior General

The movie world is abuzz about the September premiere of ‘The Woman King,’ based on a true story...

AU Agenda 2063 Sees Use of Both Renewable and Non-renewable Energy Sources

When the EU voted last month to classify natural gas as ‘green energy,’ it opened a window that...

One of Africa’s Promising States is Back for its 17th IMF Bail-out

87% of Ghanaians think the country is going in the wrong direction, according to a survey in April...

Nigerian Techies have Taken Advantage of the UK’s Talent-hungry Immigration Policies

Jones Oviawe-Jones, vice-president of ventures at Innovisa, a company that facilitates visas for tech entrepreneurs, says that around...

A Housing Scheme that Targets Expatriates Who Want to Build Back Home

Jobomax Global Ltd. is a Philadelphia company that promises to build homes in Ghana, Guinea, and Sierra Leone...

Ban on Bain Sets an Important Precedent

Bain & Co, the Boston-based global management consultant, has been hit with a three-year ban from tendering for...

Harare Squeezes Mining Companies Tighter

Zimbabwe will double the royalty rate it charges mining companies on the platinum group metals (PGMs) they produce...

Trouble in Abuja’s Airspace

Dubai’s Emirates plans to reduce flights to Nigeria this month due to troubles repatriating revenue from Africa’s most...

Angola’s Privatisation Campaign is an Experiment

It will reveal whether President João Lourenço’s administration can improve its governance and attract long-haul investors, or if,...

Food Security Finance Benefits West Africa’s Farming Community

An additional two million farmers in Chad, Ghana and Sierra Leone will benefit from the $315 million recently...

Central African Republic: Militias spreading ‘terror, insecurity’, must lay down arms

“I vehemently condemn the obstinacy of the Coalition of Patriots for Change and other armed groups who continue...

Somalia: ‘We cannot wait for famine to be declared; we must act now’

Due to drought and lack of livelihood support, people living in eight areas of the country could be...

Game On for Bybit-Backed GameFi Platform, Yeeha Games

SINGAPORE, 5 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Yeeha Games, a $50 million-funded GameFi platform, has announced its entry into...

Bybit Launchpad 2.0 to Host DEFY IEO

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, 5 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the third most visited cryptocurrency exchange in the world,...

What To Know about Kenya’s Polls

On August 9, 22.1 million registered Kenyans will go to the polls to elect the country’s fifth president...

A Tool for the Modern African Farmer

In recent years the largest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have spent between 14% and 26% of combined annual...

Africans Left Out in Breakthrough HIV Medication

Activists have been part of international Aids conferences since they stormed the stage at the last one held...

Abuja Fines Media Houses that Aired a Doccie about Bandits

Nigeria’s broadcast regulator has fined four broadcasters, including Multichoice Nigeria Ltd, $12,000 each for airing a BBC documentary...

Portugal Looks to Africa to Save its Tourism Industry

Tourists are returning to Portugal, but according to official figures, there is a shortfall of between 40,000 to...