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A packing checklist for an African safari

Packing for a trip, domestic or international, can be quite mentally tasking; especially for first time travellers, or...

What do cartoons and our presidents have in common? + Other best reads of the week

Each week, we round up the best writings from across online platforms. These rise above regular reportage, highlighting current issues, the people...

#TFAAspotlight: The enterprising Justin Stanford is our muse for today

Justin Stanford is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist from Cape Town, South Africa. With more than 20 years experience, he is founder,...

Let’s tell you something about the Himba people of Namibia

If you heard of a desolate Kunene region of northwest Namibia, then you will then know of a resilient people called the...

The intertwined histories of the African American freedom struggle and Ethiopia’s war against fascism + Other best reads of the week

One of the most iconic battles in Ethiopian history, The Battle of Adwa, where in an upset, the undisciplined savages as they...

#TFAAspotlight: Ashley Uys, your techie model on any day

At 22, Ashley Uys started his first business and has since garnered many accolades for his entrepreneurial prowess. In...

3 core issues the Nigerian Government should fix in its crisis communication strategy

When I heard that Ayodeji Osowobi, the young lady whose leadership for her organisation - Stand To End Rape led her to...

Josina Machel goes to court again –refuses to be blinded by the justice system

In a bold move, Josina Machel is appealing The Mozambican Superior Court of Appeals’ judgement, which reversed an earlier conviction of her...

#NormaliseHiringSACitizens: Is unemployment becoming a disaster in South Africa?

The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is not the only problem South Africa is facing - but that's a general phenomenon; there is...

Mozambican jihadist insurgency only to be discussed in ‘secrecy’ | 54DegreesAcrossAfrica

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Latest stories across the African Continent

Burkina Faso hit hard by famine | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

The landlocked once fertile West African nation of Burkina Faso has been hard hit by drought and desertification. The...

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Cares Less About What Trump Thinks 

US President, Donald Trump, should take his complaint about being ‘ignored’ for the Nobel Peace Prize to the award organisers, Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy...

What you didn’t know about jollof rice

Jollof is indeed a popular dish in West Africa. Bets are, it is probably your favourite dish. And if you are Nigerian,...

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Latest stories across the African Continent

How Africans can liberate other Africans from excessive foreign trade + Other best reads of the week

'Africa's Unity' has probably being the most debated topic on the continent and abroad; based on the ideas that only Africa can...

Political instability didn’t stop Ethiopia from adding 4 new official languages

The landlocked country in the Horn of Africa has approved a policy to introduce four new languages; taking the country's official languages...

We are fighting COVID-19 and 3 scenarios have shown how racism is still a concern

In a time when the world would have thought that there will be unity, so the fight against the pandemic is seamless,...

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#TFAAspotlight: Anne Amuzu represents a generation of women changing narratives – #WomenInTech

Anne Amuzu is a Ghanaian computer scientist and the co-founder of the technology company, Nandimobile Limited - a technology company founded in...

#TFAAspotlight: Talk football, talk Gnégnéri Yaya Touré, talk about the future

From the horses mouth... That studious approach to the beautiful game is one that Yaya has possessed ever since...

#TFAAspotlight: Sanga Moses, the biochar entrepreneur changing our perspective on waste

Sanga Moses is a Ugandan social entrepreneur and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eco-fuel Africa Ltd. (EFA). Moses is notable for...

#TFAAspotlight: The enterprising Justin Stanford is our muse for today

Justin Stanford is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist from Cape Town, South Africa. With more than 20 years experience, he is founder,...

WEEKEND BEST READS
A rundown of best stories published across the continent

Female politicians need to be twice the man to...

The political arena in Africa has always been particularly unfavourable for women, based on some gender specific obstacles, such as stereotypical propaganda,...

How Africans can liberate other Africans from excessive foreign...

'Africa's Unity' has probably being the most debated topic on the continent and abroad; based on the ideas that only Africa can...

Undercover Investigation of Famed Nigerian Psychiatric Hospital + Other best reads of the week

We know you might have had a busy week and couldn't follow up on the stories (across Africa) that interest you. Or maybe you...

Minority debates in Kenya’s identity decision + Other best reads of the week

Minority debates in Kenya’s identity decision Minority discrimination is a long-term debate and we're all honestly tired. We fight racism and still have to put up with discrimination cross-cutting ethnic...

Reflections on the Year of Africa + Other best reads of the week

Each week, we round up the best writings from across online platforms. These rise above regular reportage, highlighting current issues, the people...

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We know what the streets are saying

There are 15 trends you should watch out for across Sub-Saharan Africa this year

by Isime Esene and Edwin Okolo The business of prediction...