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8 reasons why Magufuli is the best African president

Tanzanian president, John Pombe Magufuli, has only been in office for just over a year and has already achieved more than many presidents have...

Paper made from elephant dung

While poachers are hunting Elephants for their tusks, some local firms in Kenya are looking for the stuff that comes from the other side...

Enda: The First Kenyan Running Shoe

The Kenyan running shoe; Enda (meaning "Go!"in Swahili) is a social enterprise founded to bring Kenyan athletic greatness to runners around the world, and...

How farming watermelons changed one woman’s life.

Annie Nyaga holds a degree in biomedical science. After her graduating from Egerton University in 2007 she found a job as as a purchasing...

8 African business ideas for a low budget

Africa is classified as a poor continent. How can that be? There are so many opportunities to make money, even if you are on a...

5 future cities of Africa

1. Kenya - Konza technology city Konza was planned as a mixed-use, high density walkable city that accommodates a diversity of programs and districts. By...

Tigo offers free youtube streaming service

Tigo Tanzania has announced that it will offer free youtube video streaming for all its users. David Zacharia, Tigo head of data and devices, announced...

Ghana’s $10 billion Futuristic Utopia. Hope City

“Many African cities will double in size over the next 20 years, and there is an assumption that brand new cities like Hope City...

Nigeria wants to send an astronaut to the moon!

As part of Nigeria’s plan to develop a world class space program, it has announced plans to send a man to the moon by...

Tanzania starts building its own helicopters.

Tanzania has started to build its own helicopters and we could see them take flight as early as 2018. The prototype model is a two-seater and...

Solar power project to provide electricity for 1.1 million people

Nigeria's solar power ambitions have just received a huge boost as Pan Africa Solar and the Federal Government of Nigeria, signed an agreement to...

Uber has officially launched in Tanzania

Uber has officially launched its services in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This is the 9th African country and 475th city on Uber’s global network. As...

6 African tech startups to remember

 “in Africa, necessity is the mother of invention”  South African tech writer and speaker Toby Shapshak There is a boom in exciting new tech startups...

5 reasons why Nairobi was ranked “smartest city in Africa”

According to a report released by The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), Nairobi is the most intelligent city in Africa. For Second year in a...

8 African business opportunities

For most people the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Africa is Ebola, HIV, warlords, extreme poverty and news headlines that...

Why you should invest in Tanzania’s tourism sector

Tanzania has many tourist attractions. More than 44 per cent of the country’s land area is covered with game reserves and national parks. There...

African innovation award goes to anti Malaria drug

Dr Valentin Agon of Benin was unanimous winner of the US$100 000 Grand Prize for his innovation Api-Palu, an anti-malaria drug treatment that has...

Watch one man’s vision to transform Africa

This documenatary, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs Transforming Africa show, "tells the story of one man's vision to harness and unleash the ingenuity and creativity Africa's...

“The future will be built in Africa”, Mark Zuckerberg

"This is where the future is going to be built". A statement made by facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg while on a visit...

Vodacom fast-tracks Tanzania with 4G internet for subscribers

“A massive investment has been made in the network supplied by Nokia to offer our subscribers the fastest network in Tanzania.” Ian Ferrao, Vodacom...

Tanzania’s first gourmet chocolate company

Chocolate Mamas Gourmet Tanzanian Chocolate Company “From bean to bar, Chocolate Mamas ensures beautifully pure, organic, chocolate of the highest quality.” is Tanzania’s first and...

Africa’s first solar-powered airport

South Africa's George Airport has become the first on the continent to be powered by solar energy. George Airport's brand new 200 square meter solar...

Top 10 countries in Africa to start a business

Every year, the Bank releases the global ‘Doing Business’ ranking of countries’ business environment, rating them based on how easy it is to start...

African Union plans to raise $1.2 billion annually

The African Union has targeted 1.2 billion dollars annually to finance its activities. As it depends heavily on donors, AU members plan to raise...

3 cars built in Africa

The Kantanka suv model from Ghana The IVM Umu from Nigeria And the Kiira Smack

Uganda builds Africa’s first solar powered bus

Ugandas state owned auto mobile company, Kiira Motors Corporation, is building what is expected to be Africa’s first solar powered bus. The prototype is...

Why some South African farmers are producing mohair

A much-sought-after natural fibre in the fashion world is mohair. Made from Angora goats, South Africa is the world's leading producer of it. The BBC's...

Researches find helium reserve in Tanzania

enough to fill more than 1.2 million medical MRI scanners. Helium is best know as the lighter than air gas that is used to make...

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