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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

3 cars built in Africa

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Africa Rural Electrification to Power-Up this Month at 3rd Africa Mini...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 7 November 2016 - The 3rd Africa Mini Grids Summit 2016 will convene this month on November 28-29 in...

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