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30,000 Senegalese Youth To Receive Work-Readiness Skills Training

Project to provide hands-on employability skills training and school-to-work transitions to youth attending secondary school and TVET schools in 6 of Senegal's 14 provinces Education...

Artist of the week: Vanessa Mdee

Vanessa Mdee, 28-year-old singer from Tanzania has had a successful 2016 and has long been enjoying pop star status in her home country of...

5 best Nollywood movies you should be watching on youtube right...

The Nigerian movie industry, better known as Nollywood, is not just enjoyed by Nigerians but by people all of Africa and is even reaching...

The ‘Master of Air’ Laolu Sebanjo hired by Nike

Nigerian Artist Laolu Senbanjo takes Yoruba art global together with Nike. Laolu was made famous from his collaboration with Beyonce however, it's his heritage and...

African Presidents Quiz

Another quiz! This time you can test your knowledge of African presidents. The questions are not easy so don't worry if you get a...

African Animals Quiz

If you are planning an African safari and you want to show your travel companions how much you know or you are just curious...

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment

Youth Livelihood Diaries Shed New Light on Working Lives of African Youth Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for...

AFC makes maiden $205m mining investment in Guinea-Conakry

One of the largest foreign investments in Guinea post the Ebola crisis.  An international consortium including Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is set to invest in...

The AFRICA CEO FORUM puts female leadership in Africa at the...

The AFRICA CEO FORUM and McKinsey & Company are pooling their expertise to launch the African Women in Business initiative at the 2017 AFRICA...

Jozi Film Festival, in partnership with Discovery Channel, kicks off 2017...

Submissions for the sixth annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) open on Monday 6 February 2017. As always, JFF is calling for feature films, short...

Fashion show; Alien Cartoon by Selly Raby Kane

Selly Raby Kane is a Senegalese fashion designer who launched her eponymous brand in 2012. With a degree in management / business administration and...

Senegalese music producer Ibaaku and a new genre of music

Senegalese music producer Ibaaku call this genre "Afro-hypnotique experimental". This is the second single of the Album "Alien Cartoon". The album was originally meant to...

Tigo Tanzania launches ride hailing app

Last week Tigo Tanzania launched a new taxi hailing app called "Twende App" to improve urban mobility and the growing traffic congestion problems in...

Family Safaris: How To Plan a Trip of a Lifetime

Did you know that Africa is an amazing destination for family vacations? In the great wilderness, children can get close and personal with the...

three excellent options for your family safari

5 Days Classic Kenya Safari This budget safari suitable for families starts in Nairobi, explores the Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli. Throughout your trip,...

Watch Awilo Longomba ft. Yemi Alade music video “Rihanna”

Awilo Longomba is a household name in many countries in Africa, Yemi Alade is arguably one of the most popular artists in Africa and...

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,...