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We bring you those events around Africa that might interest you

"What if we knew the events that were about to take place around Africa?" Well, that's the first step to knowing what...

How can you social distance when you share a toilet with your neighbour? + 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...

African Nations Championships: Libya in, as Tunisia gets fined for late exit from tournament

Libya will participate in the African Nations Championships, also referred to as Championnat d'Afrique des Nations (CHAN) as they take up the slot left...

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...

Africa to the World: Kenyan group, Sauti Sol, signs label deal with Universal Music Group

Voices in the sun (as the band name, Sauti Sol, loosely translates to), a group comprising Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi, and Polycarp...

Odion Ighalo’s ‘reign’ at Man Utd only just began

Odion Ighalo was again the trend across social media platforms following his debut goal for English Premier League club, Manchester United, during...

AfDB to unveil African economic outlook + other developing business stories across Africa

AfDB to unveil African economic outlook The African Development Bank (AfDB) will on Thursday, January 30, launch the 2020 edition of its flagship African Economic...

#TFAASpotlight: Being a relentless peace advocate and 9 other things we know about Imrana Alhaji Buba

Imrana's business is peace. He does this in war-torn Northern Nigeria where people die every other day; also where people have gotten...

#TFAASpotlight: Being a relentless peace advocate and 9 other things we know about Imrana...

Imrana's business is peace. He does this in war-torn Northern Nigeria where people die every other day; also where people have gotten...

Lesotho former first lady goes back into custody | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Lesotho’s former first lady Maesaiah Thabane was arrested Wednesday, over the murder of the previous wife of her husband, former prime minister Thomas Thabane, police said. 

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Latest stories across the African Continent

The maltreatment of Africans in China isn’t likely to end anytime soon + 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...

The global interest in Africa’s venture space is heart-warming

2020 looks good for African Startups already. There is a fundraising trend and global investors are taking note. In 2019, funds raised...

Africa to the World: Kenyan group, Sauti Sol, signs label deal with Universal Music Group

Voices in the sun (as the band name, Sauti Sol, loosely translates to), a group comprising Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi, and Polycarp...

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Latest stories across the African Continent

Earth’s Deepest River Conceals an Evolutionary Mystery + 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...

Zambia pardons two gay men | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has pardoned two men who were jailed last year for having sex with each other. Their 15-year sentence triggered a diplomatic...

Remembering Andrée Blouin + 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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WEEKEND BEST READS
A rundown of best stories published across the continent

The maltreatment of Africans in China isn’t likely to...

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

What do cartoons and our presidents have in...

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

Africa’s Covid-19 response is a glimpse of how things...

Africa’s Covid-19 response is a glimpse of how things could be different The continent’s...

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...

CULTURE INTELLIGENCEFrom RED
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...