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Senegal’s Illustrious Portfolio of Architecture

Built on the outskirts of the Senegalese capital as a showcase for global trade in 1974, this astonishing...

Late Blooms Signal Trouble for South Africa’s Tourism

In late August each year, the normally barren landscape of the Namaqualand, along the western boundary of South...

Nairobi Students Riot Against Homophobic Decree

Dozens of angry students took to the streets of Nairobi on Thursday in a peaceful protest to Kenya’s...

Peace Panel Urges Ethiopian PM to Seek a Peaceful Resolution

The panel that awards the Nobel Peace Prize said Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, who won the...

Tigray: Aid operations ‘about to grind to a halt’, warns WFP

Escalating clashes in Tigray have meant that no WFP aid convoys have been able to reach the regional...

Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced

Speaking to journalists in Geneva, the agency’s spokesperson, Boris Cheshirkov, informed that internal displacement has increased tenfold since 2013, going...

The Launch of MoroccoTech seeks to establish Morocco as one of the Best

Digital hub in AfricaJanuary 14, 2022 The launch event for MoroccoTech Brand is expected to be a mega-show...

Digital Talent In Africa Is More Willing To Change Jobs And Relocate For Better Opportunities

A report from BCG and The Network discusses how to retain sought-after digital talent in a highly competitive...

Bolt And Capitec

Bolt, the leading mobility platform available in more than 35 locations across South Africa, and Capitec have partnered to offer the...

Successful ESD Programmes Require An Implementation Partner To Unlock Tangible Value For Both Corporates And SMMEs

By Mpopi Khupe, Executive Director at Zevoli Growth Partners Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programmes are widely acknowledged as...

Art Department PTA – Africa.com

Art Department PTA is an independent rap duo from Pretoria East. DETHRONE is the third  EP project from...

GSTS Position Statement On The Vital Interests Of Tigray

Tigray Skip to content The Global Society of Tigray Scholars and Professionals (GSTS), representing more than 3500 Tigrayan...

Forge Academy Searching For 20 Interns To Start February 2022

Forge Academy, South Africa’s first fully inclusive artificial intelligence laboratory, is offering 20 “creative internships” to graduates looking...

SeamlessHR Raises $10 Million For Cutting-Edge Cloud HR And Payroll Solutions Across Africa

The funding round led by TLcom Capital will accelerate SeamlessHR’s next phase of growth and international expansion.  SeamlessHR,...

Ethiopia’s Civil War Fueled By Weapons From UN’s Big Powers

By Thalif Deen In Hollywood movies, the legendary Wild West was routinely portrayed with gunslingers, lawmen and villains—resulting in...

Africa’s fourth COVID wave flattens out after six-week surge

WHO said that this marked the shortest surge since the pandemic began on the continent, where total cases...

Zanzibar and Pemba are about to Become a Test Site for a Mobile Internet Network

UK company World Mobile is launching a hybrid network using aerostats — blimp-like tethered balloons that it says...

Relative Calm has Returned to Mozambique after Regional Interventions

Southern African regional bloc SADC at a summit has extended the mandate of a troop deployment in Mozambique...

The Case of Seychelles’ Missing Millions

Six of Seychelles’ most prominent citizens including the former First Lady are facing charges in a corruption scandal...

Lioness Captured Walking Calf to Safety

A wildlife official has described as an “act of love” a lioness’ decision to escort a young wildebeest...

The Bank of Uganda Lowers Limits on the Value of Cheque Payments to Promote e-payments

Uganda is seeking to shore up electronic and mobile money transactions by moving away from cheque payments for...

Three Million People in the Horn of Africa are Living on the Verge of a Crisis

Ethiopia and Somalia are among 20 countries on the International Rescue Committee’s emergency watchlist for 2022. Richard Crothers...

Cairo’s Austerity Measures Stifle People at the Bottom of the Food Chain

Egypt has been witnessing economic reforms that have added to its population’s financial woes for over five years....

Technologies Shaping Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Agriculture is critical to the African economy, accounting for 23 per cent of GDP and 49 per cent...

First All-female Garage to Groom Skilled Mechanics Opens in Northern Nigeria

The green-and-red Nana Female Mechanic Garage sign is visible from the main road into Sokoto city. The workshop...

Four Industrial Policy Regimes that have Shaped Africa

The first was the import substitution; with trade and industrial policies that encourage domestic production to reduce dependence...

Digital Financing Solutions

The partnership is to expand the scope of digital financial services to include broader categories of Egyptian society...

In A Digital-first World, True 24/7 Support Is Essential

By Mohammed Sayed, Service Delivery Manager for DMP SA The way we work has been irrevocably altered by the...

Corrected Version: Vaccine Famine & Its Impact On African Economies

By Ahunna Eziakonwa We are about to start a third year of living with COVID-19. The world’s humanity and...

Best Ways To Invest While You’re In College

Best Investment Ideas For Small Investors. Is it possible for a student to invest? We will tell you...

The Top Storage Trends For 2022

By Eric Herzog, CMO of Infinidat With 2021 behind us, we look at the storage market to see...

Hygiene Challenge

By Charles Mpaka The toilets in the maternity wing of Namatapa Health Centre in the populous Bangwe Township in...

‘‘Strange Feelings’’ By Angella Katatumba & Herbert Skills Presskit

Angella Katatumba, Herbert Skillz Unveil New Jam ‘Strange Feelings’ Songbird Angella Katatumba, who is one of Uganda’s celebrated...

Sudan: 15 attacks on health facilities and workers in two months

According to WHO’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, the Organization is following the escalating crisis “with great concern”.  So far, 11 incidents have...

Four make-or-break priorities for East Africa’s economic recovery

By Hardeep Sound, Regional Sales Director: East Africa at SAP EAST AFRICA, January 12th, 2021,-/African Media Agency(AMA)/- How does...

Uganda has Ended the World’s Longest School Closure

Some 15 million pupils have not attended school in Uganda since March 2020 when classrooms were shuttered as...

The EU is Lifting Air Travel Bans on Southern African Countries

Following in the footsteps of the UK, US and others in reducing measures they had adopted to curb...

ECOWAS’ Hardened Stance towards Mali

West African nations will close their borders with Mali, sever diplomatic ties and impose tough economic sanctions in...

Gems Coming from the African Cup of Nations

Salima Mukansanga made history at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon, by becoming the first...

The Regional Origins of Africa’s Graduates

While several recent papers have highlighted considerable social inequalities in access to higher education in African countries today,...