Tag: travel

AEC Congratulates H.E. Abdirizak Mohamed For His Appointment As Minister Of Petroleum & Mineral Resources Of Somalia

With his appointment as minister, H.E. Abdirizak Mohamed is set to usher in a new era of industry...

Climate Insurance Pilot Project Launched For Côte d’Ivoire Rice Farmers

The MINEDD of Côte d’Ivoire, UNDP Côte d’Ivoire, and African Risk Capacity support climate change pilot project for...

MAKEBA: Personifying The Alchemy Of The Black Woman

I was born third a Nubian. A Maassai, I am the one they call MAKEBA. Walking these township...

African Media Agency Partners with Africa Fintech Summit’s 8th Edition Hosted in the city of Cape Town 

The partnership aims to promote awareness of policy regulation, intra-Africa Trade & payment infrastructure, and financial inclusion  ABIDJAN,...

Aleph Hospitality Enters The Democratic Republic Of The Congo 

The Kertel Suites in Kinshasa marks the company’s first entry into the Democratic Republic of the Congo  DUBAI, UAE,...

Mali: Security situation deteriorates, human rights concerns rise

The soldiers, who were described by the Government of Mali as “mercenaries,” were part of logistical support operations...

Standard Bank Partners With Seriti In Its Acquisition Of Windlab

Standard Bank Group has partnered with Seriti Resources Holdings (Seriti) to successfully reach financial close on its acquisition...

Fintech Competition

Embedded finance solutions are a game-changer for how financial services are delivered in emerging markets across the globe...

Global Citizen Announces Lineups For 2022 Global Citizen Festival In New York City & Accra, Ghana On September 24

Usher, SZA, Stormzy, Gyakie, H.E.R., Sarkodie, Stonebwoy And Tems To Perform At Global Citizen Festival In Black Star...

Innovative Finance

At An Average Investment Of USD 250 Billion Annually From 2020 To 2030 The African continent presents a...

Open Source: The Future Of Continued Innovation

A growing appetite from organisations for innovation and the requirement for an alternative to traditional proprietary software are...

African Energy Chamber (AEC) To Host Just Energy Transition Concert With Amapiano And Afrobeats Superstars

On October 17 At The Cabo Beach Club In Cape Town Taking place on October 17, 2022, ahead...

Interview: Director K is Making Historic Afrobeats Music Videos 

Ambition and crazy talent have taken Qudus Olaiwola, aka Director K, from some very humble origins in Lagos...

En Vogue – Africa.com

After graduating with a fine arts degree from Witwatersrand University, Tshepiso Lekganyane felt a little disenchanted with the...

Meet the Nigerian Artist Visualizing Africa’s Future by Reaching into the Past 

As a celebrated Afrofuturist, Nigerian artist, Dennis Osadebe, uses bold color and graphic imagery to challenge perceptions about...

From Bold Prints to Gender Defying Clothes: 4 Things to Know About Contemporary African Fashion

The new mega-exhibition on African fashion at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum provides an expansive look at the...

The Newly Reopened Africa Centre Celebrates the Continent’s Culture (and Seriously Chic Room Dividers)

London’s Africa Centre has reopened in dazzling new digs that are meant to celebrate and elevate African culture....

The Mauritian Dream

For nature lovers, the island is landscaped with verdant trails and with pirouetting birds – from lime-green Echo...

Getting around West Africa’s Most Populous City can be an Adventure in Itself

One of the most delightful rides anyone can have in Lagos is a boat cruise from Badagry to...

South Africans are Now Swelling the Ranks of Explorers Shouldering Backpacks

Backpacking in South Africa is definitely not a new concept, but backpackers’ accommodation spots took quite the knock...

Tokyo Urges its Private Sector to Become more Active on the Continent

Japanese private companies have traditionally taken a cautious approach to investment in Africa, balancing the continent’s strategic importance...

Jumia Records Marginal Increase in 24-hour Deliveries

Between April and June 2022, around 60% of its deliveries of physical goods were made within a day,...

Ethiopia Completes Third Filling of its Mega-dam Reservoir on the Blue Nile

The announcement on Friday comes a day after Ethiopia said it had launched power production from the second...

There are Currently 34 African Countries on the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries List

The HIPC list is a joint initiative of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched...

Abuja Threatens to Leave Ecowas

Lawmakers who represent Nigeria at the Economic Community of West African States’s (Ecowas) parliament picked a fight with...

WhatsApp Backs Firms with Impact Investment

Applications have opened for the Chat for Impact Accelerator, which offers social change organisations access to $500,000 in...

Global Remittance Firm Taps into Standard Bank’s Network

Singapore-based cross-border payments provider Thunes is in “advanced talks” with Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank, to extend its...

Angola Launches its First Initial Public Offering

In June, Banco BAI, Angola’s largest private bank, floated a 10% stake following the country’s first initial public...

Planting Spree Helps Ghanaian Women

Fresh fruit and vegetables are expensive in Ghana, with demand met mainly by imports. Alberta Akosa’s NGO Agrihouse...

Russia Reschedules African Leaders Summit For 2023 In St. Petersburg

By Kestér Kenn Klomegâh With perspectives on making a well-designed substantive agenda, African leaders will be getting ready...

Seagate signs Mitsumi Distribution to penetrate PAN Africa

Mitsumi to further drive and promote vendor`s complete range of storage solutions across PAN Africa DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 12...

Wikimania 2022: The Festival Edition Brings Together Wikipedia Volunteers Around The World

For Virtual And In Person Celebrations Of Free Knowledge From August 11-14, the 120 conference sessions will feature...

Top 5 African Travel Destinations To Visit This August

Depending on where you go, the worst of the winter chill is over, the skies are clear, and...

Future Of Technology

Outstanding speakers, compelling content for everyone at the 25th Africa Tech Festival and an exclusive eBook focusing on profiling inspiring South African women in...

Tripesa Secures Funding To Digitize Tourism MSMEs And Aid Recovery Post Covid

Travel tech startup Tripesa closes a pre-seed round backed by Eric Osiakwan, Future Africa, Consonance Investment Managers and...

Morocco, Host Country Of AFRICA PPP

The 13th edition of the event on 25- 27 October 2022 Under the auspices of the Government of Morocco, the...

Framing the Investable Africa We Want

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African institutional investment community of sovereign wealth and pension funds...

Kenya’s Two Leading Candidates are Running Neck and Neck

The tallying of results from Kenya’s presidential and parliamentary elections is ongoing, a day after millions voted for...

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo Make for Very Unhappy Neighbours

Both sides claim the other is set on bringing down their government and violating past agreements and international...

Central African Ministers Agree to Merge Two Regional Blocs to Boost Trade and Growth

The 11-member Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) will join with the six-member Economic and Monetary Community...