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Kenya launches highly trained police unit to fight child abuse

Kenya has launched Africa's first special police unit in to fight child abuse and sexual exploitation of children has been launched by the Kenya. The...

A $630 million boost for Tanzania energy sector

Egbin Power Plc, a Nigerian firm, has shown interest in Tanzania's energy sector by potentially installing a natural gas-fired power plant in the East...

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...

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...

Tanzania bans shisha

Tanzania bans shisha or water pipes over concerns of links with drug or alcohol abuse. Businesses in Dar es Salaam, the countries biggest city, are...

Kenyan entrepreneur starts successful spices business with just $48

Kenyan entrepreneur, Anzazi Kiti managed to generate roughly $1,600 a month by starting a pretty successful spices business with only $48. Kiti, who started the...

SABC’s 90% local content: Is this a new era for S.A’s...

Recently the SABC implemented what has come to be known as the 90/10 rule. Now, all of the national broadcaster's radio stations are required...

Sandboarding Namibia

Namibia, a large desert country on the south west coast of Africa is known for having some of the highest sand dunes in the...

Safemotos – Rwanda

In east Africa, motorcycle taxi's or more commonly known as "boda boda" are very common site. ability to purchase motorcycles on credit provides vital job...

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...

Sendr: South African on-demand parcel delivery service

There is another mobile app that has hit streets to make life easier for south africans. The on demand delivery service call Sendr delivers...

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...

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 funny African commercials

Some of these commercials are so absurd that they become instant classics. Have a look at these this list of 5 funny African commercials. 1...

5 incredible African inventions

Africans can be incredibly creative in order to help other people and make our lives better. Here’s our list of the 5 most incredible African...

4 reasons why Africa is still rising

Most of the news you read from Africa is about civil war, Boko Haram, Al Shabab and lots of suffering, but for many people...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Worlds largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco!

The world’s largest solar power plant, now live in Morocco, will eventually provide 1.1 million people with power and cut carbon emissions by 760,000...

Top 5 most powerful African Queens

5. Yaa Asantewaa, Asante kindgom, Ghana Yaa Asantewaa led the Ashanti rebellion known as the War of the Golden Stool, also known as the Yaa...

Top 10 most powerful men in Africa

10. January Makamba Tanzania, Deputy Minister of Communication, Science & Technology and Member of Parliament 9. Chinedu Echeruo Nigeria, Tech Entrepreneur & Founder of Hopstop.com and Tripology.com 8....

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...

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