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Mastercard Launches Mobile Marketplace to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

NAIROBI, Kenya,-/17 January 2017/- Mastercard today launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which...

Talking to Africa: New Book Explores Differences in PR Approaches in...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 12 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A new e-book released this week, Talking to Africa: Considering Culture in Communications for a Complex...

African Safaris: 10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

Thinking of going on an African safari? You’re not alone! According to a report by Euromonitor International, safari travel has become increasingly popular in...

Best African fintech solution 2016?

This Article is written by Appsafrica. Africa is the birthplace of some of the world’s most innovative fintech solutions and we now profile the...

Tony Elumelu Foundation will give 1,000 Africans $5,000 to start business

AGOS, NIGERIA – Africa’s largest business incubator, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is now accepting applications from African entrepreneurs, with business ideas that can transform Africa. The application portal is open and accepting submissions until Midnight WAT on March 1,...

Victoria Falls Helicopter Trips

Planning a trip to see the great Victoria Falls? While it is amazing enough to view the Victoria Falls from the ground, it would...

Uganda speeds visa issuance and strengthens border security with Gemalto Visa...

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 5 January 2017 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Uganda's Directorate of...

Snow in the Sahara Desert!

Snow has fallen in the Sahara desert for the first time in 40 years! Snow falling in the Sahara is very rare and has...

Ideas Matter Research Fellowships for West African Scholars

BOSTON, United States, 16 December 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The West African Research Association (WARA) and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the...

Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance...

Partnerships are a fundamental tenet of progress and should be leveraged to accelerate development results by harnessing the power of technology and innovation, says...

Onyx-Connect, first African company to manufacture smartphones and will cost only...

South African smartphone manufacturer Onyx-Connect, a privately backed company, will be launching a $30 Android smartphone into the African market. The company moved its full...

Burkina Faso by far exceeds its objectives for its development plan

PARIS, France 9th December 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/ - The President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, and the government of Burkina Faso,...

Elephant throws 500kg buffalo into the air like its nothing

This buffalo picked a fight with the wrong animal, a massive mother elephant. An amateur photographer (Kim Maurer) took these pictures while on safari in...

African Countries Quiz

Our latest quiz is here! The African countries quiz is made up of 10 multiple choice questions and they are not easy. Try our other quiz...

How to enter “The Jinja Challenge”

Fuse ODG, an Afrobeats artist from Ghana recently released the single Jinja and is using it for a good cause, The Jinja Challenge. #JinjaChallenge The...

Fadumo Dayib From Refugee to Presidential Candidate

Fadumo Dayib is the first woman to set her sights on the Somali presidency. She is determined to stand up to a system that...

Africa Code Week exceeds targets and trains 427,000 students in one...

LAGOS, Nigeria, 23 November 2016, SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step...

RiseUp Summit 2016: The Entrepreneurship Revolution

November 21, 2016 Cairo, Egypt RiseUp hosted its annual press conference on the 20th of November to announce the activities and tracks that will be covered...

Nigerian businessman transforms food vending in Lagos

A young Nigerian is now redefining the traditional way of hawking food in a typical African society. Rasheed Salami's Prestigious Meals, basically hawks prepared...

Africa Rural Electrification to Power-Up this Month at 3rd Africa Mini...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 7 November 2016 - The 3rd Africa Mini Grids Summit 2016 will convene this month on November 28-29 in...

Every Breath Counts Campaign Strives to Reduce Pneumonia in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, Every Breath Counts declared November: Pneumonia Month. Nigeria has the second highest pneumonia mortality in the world and primarily affects children under...

The Croton Tree: Fuelling An African Agricultural Revolution

The croton tree, indigenous to East Africa, produces an inedible walnut sized nut that has never served much purpose beyond firewood until now as...

The Female Wrestlers of Senegal

In Senegal, female wrestlers in Casamance region reign in wrestling tournaments same as the male wrestlers. This traditional sport has been passed on from...

What tech will make African business a global player?

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 8 November 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Over the last year, all eyes have been on Africa's technology sector. And for a very...

Guardians of the Sacred Crocodiles

Bazoule village in Burkina Faso, West Africa, is a lake side village that has become world famous for a unique tradition, it is here...

Watch how a Black Rhino charges at a couple in a...

“I dropped my phone which I was recording on because Andrew jumped onto my lap" This video proves again how unpredictable wilds animals can be. Farm...

The best way to see Africa!

The unfolding story of Rhino Africa's commitment to conservation, people and places. Built on passion and founded to showcase the landscapes, the wildlife and...

Khoudia Diop: bullied for her dark skin, now a model

Khoudia has been bullied her whole life because of her dark skin, now she’s a true internet sensation and a model! Khoudia Diop (19) from...