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Mozambique’s involvement in Beirut’s explosion, President Ouattara for third term, Africa’s Covid-19 cases crosses the one-million mark and other news around Africa

Mozambican port authorities have denied any knowledge of the ship that was carrying the explosives that caused the Beirut explosion.

#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: 800,000 employment opportunities to be created and other updates from Southern Africa you might have missed

These are the major stories around the top cities in Southern Africa today. SOUTH AFRICA: (800,000 jobs, #PSLAwards20

Kagame woos US investors to Africa | #54DegressAcrossAfrica

We, at Y! Africa, aim to keep you informed with the mews, the issues; from across Africa

All the details about Tanzania’s transition to ‘middle income country’

"Today, the World Bank has declared Tanzania Middle Income Country. In this regard, I congratulate all my compatriots for this historic...

Zimbabwe’s defence minister says coronavirus is God’s revenge strategy + Other political news across Africa

Credit Suisse Group AG's (CSGN.S) have been found culpable in a $2 billion Mozambique corruption case and...

Sudan’s inflation figures soar, sadly

January this year saw Sudan's annual inflation rate reach 64.3% - a jump from 57.1% in December 2020; due to rising food...

‘Support Sudan or regret later’ + other top business stories across Africa

It is a no-brainer that Africa is a very important piece in the global market. From foreign investment to innovation in business to start-ups,...

Inspiration of the week: Master KG and how to make a song go viral using the ‘Jerusalema’ way

"O wanitwa mos, O wanitwa mosMaster Master KGO wanitwa mosJerusalema ikhaya lamiNgilondolozeUhambe namiZungangishiyi lana..." If you don't know about...

Inspiration of the week: Master KG and how to make a song go viral...

"O wanitwa mos, O wanitwa mosMaster Master KGO wanitwa mosJerusalema ikhaya lamiNgilondolozeUhambe namiZungangishiyi lana..." If you don't know about...

The origin of a global protest

By now everyone knows, to at least a certain degree, about the #endsars protest going on in Nigeria. The #endsars movement is...

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Latest stories across the African Continent

DR Congo begins Ebola vaccinations after new outbreak | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

The Democratic Republic of Congo has begun administering Ebola vaccinations in the north-east of the country in an effort to stop the...

#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: Who is Mesfin Woldemariam?

Mesfin Woldemariam, born April 4, 1930, has passed on and Ethiopians are mourning the veteran activist. Mesfin received...

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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Latest stories across the African Continent

#TFAASPOTLIGHT: Sakaja Johnson, a leader Africa can bank on

Sakaja Johnson is a 35 year old Kenyan politician, who currently serves as the Senator of Nairobi County after winning the 2017...

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Ethiopia’s Apposit + other developing tech stories across Africa

This is what's happening in Africa's tech ecosystem... African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35m Fintech startup, Flutterwave has raised a $35 million Series B round and...

‘Support Sudan or regret later’ + other top business stories across Africa

It is a no-brainer that Africa is a very important piece in the global market. From foreign investment to innovation in business to start-ups,...

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THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA: #AFRICASNEWTRIBE

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...

#TFAASPOTLIGHT: Trevor Noah, building the ‘Ark’ of Comedy.

Trevor Noah is a Comedian and “Daily Show” host on Comedy Central and is the most famous...

#TFAASPOTLIGHT: Lefatshe Moagi, doffing her ‘heart’ for the African youth

Lefatshe Moagi is a University lecturer from Mabopane, South Africa.  A teacher at heart who is vested in youth...

#TFAASPOTLIGHT: Sakaja Johnson, a leader Africa can bank on

Sakaja Johnson is a 35 year old Kenyan politician, who currently serves as the Senator of Nairobi County after winning the 2017...

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

The origin of a global protest

By now everyone knows, to at least a certain degree, about the #endsars protest going on in Nigeria. The #endsars movement is...

#EndSARS: A nation’s outcry heard all over the world...

Police brutality is a daunting problem and has been a really disturbing issue for Nigerians for years now. But very recently, young...

Uganda may face a surge in population as a...

The comical response the Ugandan people are accustomed to giving towards sensitive issues just won't cut it when it comes to the...

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...