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How South Africans are responding to Ramaphosa’s #R350 grant

South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa has announced plans to provide a special COVID-19 social relief or distressed grant to assist unemployed citizens...

Is March 8 truly a Women’s Day? + 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...

Why Kenya is rising to the top of must visit places in Africa

If you thought Kenya could be an African tour destination years ago, you would not have mentioned it before someone says you were only...

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...

The persistent impasse in South Sudan is worrisome

We might still have South Sudan in our 'war' conversations as rebel chief, Riek Machar has said he is not satisfied by...

Hush Policy: We can’t move on like that!

by Shona Olalere Introduction Last week, there was rage on the internet following the release...

Reactions spill as Burna Boy comes home without the Grammy award

Think music in Africa, your head will be filled with images and lyrics of Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy. Indeed, Burna...

Kenyan University Triumphs over Oxford in Law Competition

In the semi-finals of a competition for aspiring lawyers, Kenyatta University, Kenya triumphed over Oxford University, UK.As one of the most distinguished...

Kenyan University Triumphs over Oxford in Law Competition

In the semi-finals of a competition for aspiring lawyers, Kenyatta University, Kenya triumphed over Oxford University, UK.As one of the most distinguished...

Keeping the baby out of the bath water | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

In Kenya babies are being sold for as low as £300. According to the investigation conducted by BBC, a...

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TOP STORIES
Latest stories across the African Continent

4 Things other African Countries can learn from Mali

The inception of most African countries have its roots laden with military coups and forceful take-overs. However, there is a recent coup and it happened in "the place where the king lives" which means Mali.

Africa’s digital revolution just scaled up with Morocco’s DPF

The DPF will support the government’s efforts to digitalise key services for individuals and businesses and strengthen the resilience of households and firms.

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...

TOP STORIES
Latest stories across the African Continent

#TechThursday: Working from home and the African dynamics

The tech industry in Africa has, indeed, advanced initiatives to stop the spread of the coronavirus and reduce the adverse effects of...

#TFAAspotlight: Best Ayiorworth is the Samaritan helping girls and women in Uganda

Best Ayiorworth is an advocate for education and the empowerment of women in her home district in northern Uganda. And, there is...

#Xenophobia: South Africans could be fighting the wrong battle

South Africa in recent times have been complaining about a number of things and creating conversations around these things. From conversations about...

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THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA: #AFRICASNEWTRIBE

Sam Adeyemi, Mo Abudu, Lola Shoneyin, Don Jazzy, others make the list of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People…voting starts...

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has unveiled the nominees for its only category open to public voting, The...

Rema, Jemima Osunde, Mr Macaroni, Odunayo Eweniyi, others make The Future Awards Africa nominees list… all nominees are under the age of 28

As the kick-off date of The Future Awards Africa's (TFAA) first-ever 3-day digital festival draws near, the Central Working Committee has announced...

The Class of 2020: Ghana’s Dela Michel and Nigeria’s Tomike Adeoye to unveil nominees for The Future Awards Africa 2020 this Sunday

Africa’s biggest awards event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), is set to unveil the nominees for its 15th edition this Sunday, November...

Fresh off #EndSARS protest, Toke Makinwa unveiled as host for The Future Awards Africa 2020; themed ‘The Age of Revolution’

For its first ever TV and Virtual event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced on-air personality and one of Africa’s biggest social influencers, Toke...

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

The brewing civil war in Ethiopia is already rearing...

Many African Nations know a thing or two about civil war, having experienced or experiencing one at the moment. Ethiopia is looking...

Social media is a threat to the Nigerian government...

Social media is a threat to the Nigerian government + other best reads of the week

Ethiopia retracts its love for President Trump + other...

The ongoing tension between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Nile river has gotten to the point of needed international intervention. One one...

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...