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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tanzania: Mini-Grids to Power 40,000 Homes

PowerCorner Tanzania has made plans to connect 40,000 homes across Tanzania with electricity by 2020 using mini-grids. PowerCorner Tanzania was established in 2015 to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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....

Africa Trivia Quiz 2

Another quiz to test how much you know about Africa. Give it a try, the questions are not easy. If you enjoyed this quiz try...

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...

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...

3 cars built in Africa

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

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...

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...

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...

Elephant throws 500kg buffalo into the air like its nothing

This buffalo picked a fight with the wrong animal, a massive mother elephant. An amateur photographer (Kim Maurer) took these pictures while on safari in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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