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Ethiopia Breaks World Record,Plants 350 million Trees In One Day

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed plants a tree as part of the reforestation project. (Office of the Prime...

Zimbabwe To Legalize Growing Of Industrial Hemp

Zimbabwean laws only allow cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific uses. FILE PHOTO | AFPZimbabwe will change...

Closing Africa’s Energy Gap: Choosing Collaboration Over Political Capitalization

Last month, the United Nations released their World Population Prospects report – predicting that the global population could...

The Africa Women Innovation And Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)

www.AWIEForum.org will celebrate its 5th anniversary in 2019 and its prestigious annual conference and awards ceremony will take...

Safika Acquires 9% Of Orion Minerals Project To Reopen NCape Mine

Safika Resources has announced that it has acquired nine percent of Australia’s Orion Minerals’ R4-billion (AUD408-million) project to...

Meet The Zimbabwean Producer Who Collaborated With Beyoncé On The Lion King: The Gift

Following the release of Beyoncé’s album, The Lion King: The Gift – which featured several African artists, writers...

Connected Communities – Africa.com

The 5G networks that stand at the edge of deployment demand artificial intelligence. They fuel and empower it....

Internet Giant Match Group Announces Acquisition Of Harmonica App And A New Leadership Team In Egypt

Today, Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH) announced that it has made an acquisition of Cairo-based Harmonica, an app which...

Call For Entries:APO Group African Women In Media Award To Recognise Support Of Female Journalists For Women’s Entrepreneurship In Africa

Our Principal Partner, the APO Group will present the inaugural APO Group African Women in Media Award as...

Money Grows On Trees–Don’t Uproot Them

Jennifer Handondo (right) strategising with other facilitators about a practical FMNR session with farmers. Courtesy: Friday PhiriCOMBATING DESERTIFICATION...

Boom Or Bust -Education Will Determine Africa’s Transformation

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets young Kenyan artists at the State House-Photo State HouseAugust 12, marks International Youth Day,...

Women Leaders In Africa: Balancing The Gender Equation

In this podcast, Africa.com speaks with Nitika Rosa, GE Africa’s Head of HR and Lerato Molebatsi, GE South Africa’s...

Protect, Support and Empower Girls in Lake Chad Region

Lake Chad isn’t really a lake any more. Most of it is islands and inlets. Credit: UNHCR/A. BahaddouAs...

Press Freedom: Tanzania Charges Freelance Journalist With Economic Crimes

Freelance journalist Erick Kabendera has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion, and assisting an organised crime racket....

Energy Generation Launches The Business & Energy School

The first school in West Africa to train tomorrow’s African leaders in the fields of energy, technological innovation...

The Impact Of Lab-Grown Diamonds On The African Diamond Trade

Photo by Leah Kelley from PexelsPrior to the political war thriller Blood Diamond being released onto the silver...

The Anatomy Of A Diss Track; A Case Study Of ‘Beef’ Music

Diss tracks have always been a critical part of hiphop culture; or at least they used to be.The...

Africa Oil Week And Menas Associates Release Africa Oil And Gas Outlook For 2019

Diverse array of opportunities across the whole oil and gas value chain – event to offer exclusive insight...

New CEO Takes The Helm Of Mercer South Africa

Ms. Parker to spearhead growth across Health, Wealth and Career solutions in SA and rest of AfricaMercer, a...

The Member States Of The African Union Renewed Their Commitment To Fight And Permanently Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

Launch of new tools to accelerate progress against NTDs in Africa.Last week, over 200 African delegates met at...

Addressing The Need For More Qualified Teachers In The 21st Century

The world is off-track in meeting education goals by 2030 and South Africa has huge challenges to overcome,...

Nokia Showcases 5G Potential In Nigeria, Reiterates Commitment To Supporting Operators And Enterprises

Image SuppliedNokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform...

2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum – A Gathering Of Thought Leaders

As the foremost annual gathering of African travel and tourism leaders, the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards...

Africa On Track Towards Information Black Hole

Alaa Salah, a 22-year-old Sudanese student became the symbol of the peaceful ouster of dictator Omar al-Bashir. Courtesy:...

“Fuel Self-Sufficient” Algeria To Join Other African Producers At Africa Oil Week

Algeria – having just announced “fuel self-sufficiency” – is the latest African oil-and gas-producing country to confirm its...

Ghana Endorses And Set To Participate At The USAfrica Business Expo During UNGA74

The Consul General of Ghana in New York; West Africa’s second-largest economy, Professor (Emeritus) Samuel K. Amoako has...

2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum more than just a talk shop

In just over a month, continental representatives of the tourism and hospital sector will converge on Durban’s International...

Explore New Career Prospects With Access MBA+EMBA and Access Masters

Top ranked international business schools will participate in a series of Access education events taking place in South...

The Rhinos Are Coming – Africa.com

In a world struggling with new ways to connect and a country still challenged by past divisions, public art...

Merck Fertility Expertise To Assist Saving Northern White Rhinoceros From Extinction

• The company, a leader in the field of fertility, partners with conservationists to help conserve biodiversity • The...

The Mauritius Government And Ministry Of Finance Responds To Factually Incorrect Reports

Reference is made to the various articles on Mauritius published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)...

Rwanda Prepares The Foundations For Climate-resilient Cities

Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is the country’s largest city. However, the country hopes to soon implement the first stage...

Haem-O Collaborates With Veteran Hip Hop DJ C-live On New Single-I Remember

New single by Haem-O & C-Live is out now! The single produced by the trusted KnifeBeatz is a...

Thuli Hlongwane Talks About The Use Of Prim-U Mobile Apps In SA

Thuli Hlongwane: Source: Business Insider SAThuli Hlongwane is a Cape-Town based entrepreneur who currently serves as Managing Director...

Of Leaders Then And Now

Zemidjans (motorcycle taxi drivers) wait for customers amid intense road traffic in Benin’s commercial capital Cotonou. They present...

Africa Top10 Business News

How a South African State Firm Deprived its Own Government of Tax Revenues Without knowing it, you’ve probably flown...

Burkinabe Woman Turns Water Hyacinth Into Gold Mine

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital city, Young Champion of the Earth from 2017, Mariama Mamane, turns water hyacinth,...

President George Weah Inaugurates Liberia’s First Steel Factory

President George Manneh Weah inaugurates Liberia’s first steel factory, expressing optimism about foreign investors’ interest in the Liberian...

Mancosa School Of Education Is Reimagining Teacher Training For The Changing World

Elevating teacher training to enable educators to better navigate their way through multiple challenging environments, and to better...

There’s Need For More Disruption In Africa’s Tech Scene

BY Olukayode KolawoleFor most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption,...