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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A new African super hero! Malika: Warrior Queen

Nigerian creator Roye Okupe successfully finished his kickstarter campaign to gain funding for his latest graphic novel Malika: Warrior Queen and is $1000 ahead...

Shutting down ivory markets

Things could soon be looking up for a number of endangered species! The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species wrapped up in Johannesburg- South...

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