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Beyond the “Big 5:” What to watch out for on the Serengeti – G Adventures Blog

For anyone travelling to the Serengeti, spotting one of the “Big 5” — a lion, rhino, leopard, buffalo,...

Consciously Driving Nigeria’s Self Sufficiency Through GE Lagos Garage

Badaru, who excitedly displayed his brake pad prototype fresh out of a 3D printer, believes that Nigerian car...

A Look at Africa’s Stolen Artefacts

When Europeans “discovered” the Great Zimbabwe Kingdom in the 16th century, they refused to believe that Native Africans...

Three Young, African Tech-entrepreneurs Driving Social Change Across The Continent Win Big

The King Baudouin Foundation will hand the 2016-17 King Baudouin African Development Prize to the founders of BarefootLaw...

Continent Wide Digital Skills Development Initiative Aims To Train Half A Million Young Africans

The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off yesterday in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius. Now in its third...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation September Event

At the foundation, we are guided by the belief that everyone deserves a chance to lead a healthy...

Innovation Is The Key To Keep Africa Moving Forward

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we’ve come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu, Lead: Public...

Kenya’s First Female Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Elizabeth Marami, 28, has made history by becoming Kenya’s first female marine pilot. Born and bred in the...

Exploring Africa’s Deepest Lakes – Africa.com

Africa is home to some of the largest, deepest, and all-round awe-inspiring lakes in the world. Most of...

Ghana Fantasy Coffins – Africa.com

Coffins intended for burial are made from soft wood by a master craftman’s apprentice, and sell for between...

Top 5 Awesome Things to Do in Zanzibar

Located in the Indian Ocean just 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar is an exquisite gem...

Africa’s Deep History Museums – Africa.com

The ancient Benin Empire was one of Africa’s oldest and most developed kingdoms until it was invaded by...

LIVESTREAM: Celebrate Africa’s Entrepreneurial Spirit and Creativity

African Development PrizeThe announcement for the 2016-2017 King Baudouin African Development Prize will take place on Tuesday 20 June...

10 Common Misconceptions And Stereotypes About Africa

Africans Speak African If you have travelled overseas from the continent, there is a likelihood that you have...

Top 10 Week in Review

Do Coalitions Work In Africa? For the past two decades, the phenomenon of the opposition coalition has gained...

A Photo Journey To Celebrate Fatherhood

A Photo Journey To Celebrate Fatherhood - Africa.com A Photo Journey To Celebrate Fatherhood Fathers and father figures...

Why Do South Africans Mark Youth Day?

All of these issues, coupled with the rise of the Black Consciousness Movement, the South African Students Organization,...

Validation of UBA’s Pan-African Growth

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) successfully raised USD500 million, though a debut Eurobond, which was 240% over-subscribed. The significant investor demand...

The Sweet Life – Bee Farming In Africa

The value of global trade of honey, besides other bee products, is estimated to be over $600 million,...

Video: #TrekSouthAfrica explores the Fonteintjiesbos Trail in Grootvadersbosch

The #TrekSouthAfrica team had the pleasure of staying at Cape Nature’s Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, located in the Langeberg,...

Five of The Best Small Towns in The Western Cape

The Western Cape is one of the most exciting places to visit in South Africa, while many towns...

You can do a week in Cape Town for under £270

Looking to skip the cold English winter for the sunny and warm Cape Town summer? Here’s how you...

How Africa is Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

Affected countries require funds to build more resilient and climate-smart economies By Dan Shepard Researchers are still trying...

Why Africans Should Speak Up When the Continent’s Narrative Is at Stake

This is an invitation to fellow Africans to speak up when the facts about our continent are misconstrued or...

Tunisia: A New Frontier for African Startups

Long gone are the days when startups were centered in Silicon Valley. Over 300 hubs have emerged in...

Exploring My African Roots: Homecoming Journey to Ghana

I had never thought much about my African identity until I left the U.S. and discovered W.E.B Du...

Hair Trends: All You Need To Know About Faux Locs

Rastafarians of the Caribbean wore dreadlocks in the early 1900s as part of their religious lifestyle, which was...

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Tackling Africa’s Electricity Problem Half a billion people in Africa currently live without electricity. Here’s a look at...

Venice Biennale: The Colors of Africa, The Voices of a Continent

The Venice Biennale is undoubtedly a major international event in the world of contemporary art. The event is...

African Media Agency (AMA) Accelerates Growth With Opening Of New Office In Abidjan, Ivory Coast

A leading Pan African PR Agency, today announced the opening of an office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to...

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Best five Surf Locations in Cape Town

Cape Town offers the best waves, beautiful beaches, and friendly locals. Whether it is your first attempt to...

Best Tourist Cities in East Africa

Eastern Africa is the easterly region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. In the...

Nawal El Moutawakel: The Pride of Africa

From the Streets of Casablanca to the IOC This militant and feminist made her sporting career the cornerstone...

The best outdoor picnic spots in Gauteng

Looking for an outdoor picnic spot in Gauteng? Here’s a selection of the best spots. Ethel and James...

Five of the best family-friendly getaways in South Africa

South Africa is teeming with all kinds of holiday resorts. While these destinations are designed to cater for...

IOX Cable Ltd And Alcatel Submarine Networks To Build First Open Cable

Spanning more than 8850 km, IOX Cable System will provide Mauritius with route diversity and connect Rodrigues for...

Uniquely African: How Homegrown Innovation Is Solving Many Of Africa’s Most Pressing Challenges

By Brett Parker, Managing Director – SAP Africa By now, I am convinced that you have heard of...

What is the Future of Artisanal Fisheries in West Africa?

“They are part of the social and traditional fabric, they employ nearly seven million people, and provide 75%...

Top 10 Most Beautiful Gardens in Africa

Nairobi Botanic Garden The Nairobi Botanic Garden, located at the Nairobi Museum ground in Kenya, is a beautiful...