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New African Woman Awards 2017 winners announced

Gambia's Fatoumatta Jallow- Tambajan, Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer - Vice President's Office, is the New African Woman of Year. DAKAR,Senegal, 13 April 2017,...

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 April 2017, East Africa's economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according...

African Print: Celebrating 170 years of Vlisco

"Watch this video and let us take you back to a day that we'll treasure forever in our memory. The day that we celebrated...

Maasai Cricket Warriors

From a small village to international cricket grounds, the warriors of Laikipia, Kenya use cricket as an agent of change. They are using the...

Our Heroes: Thomas Sankara

"Everything that man can imagine, he is capable of creating" Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara, commonly referred to as "Africa's Che Guevara", was a Burkinabé military...

“I am an African” by Thabo Mbeki, South African President.

South Africa's former President, Thabo Mbeki's speech poem of, "I am an African." This is the full, extended version of his video speech poem....

Fascinating African Tribes You Can Actually Visit

Thousands of years before the Europeans began colonizing Africa, the continent’s inhabitants set out to colonize the world. Today, it remains a culturally rich...

What East Africa looked like 50 years ago

Sometimes when I tell people that I come from Africa they ask me if I grew up living in a hut or if my...

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...