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Malawi army ‘betrays’ unwritten code of African autocrats

Malawi army was seen protecting protesters calling for electoral justice, after a fraud-marred election in 2019 that returned President Peter Mutharika to...

Obituary: Dr. Hawa Abdi, the ‘Mother Theresa’ of our time

We got news today that human rights activist, medical doctor, founder and chairperson of the DHAF, a non-profit organisation, Dr. Hawa Abdi Dhiblawe, had died.

#COVID-19: This African proverb says a lot about Africa’s response

Quartz Africa recently published an article that said: The first reason South Africa has been unable to...

World Trade Organisation: Africans leading the chase for the Director General role

Three of the eight candidates to become the next Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are from Africa.

#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: Attack in Mogadishu, South Africa’s reducing crime rate + other stories around Africa

Militants attack Mogadishu beachfront hotel  Suspected Islamist militants have attacked a hotel on the beachfront in the Somali capital...

Nigeria’s “Eyimofe” to screen at 70th Berlinale film festival and it’s a big deal for African cinema

Eyimofe, a Nigeria-US independent film, will screen in competition at The 70th Berlin International Film Festival, also known as the Berlinale, which...

#TFAASpotlight: A stunner! Here are 10 things you hardly knew about Olive Emodi

Kedu onye bu Olive Emodi? Born July 26,1989, she is an award winning Television idol , a Radio Personality,...

Profile: James Arthur Calata’s legacy sells Africa in more ways than one

Born into an improvised house hold in the humble town of  Debe Nek, a town situated close to King Williamstown, in the...

#PutSouthAfricaFirst: South Africans plan a ‘clean-up’ march to foreign embassies in response to job...

For decades, South Africans have complained of losing job opportunities to foreigners. A development that became more intense in recent years. And,...

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#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: Kenyan Journalist freed, Death threats on Nobel price winner and other stories across Africa

Freed Kenyan journalist opts to remain in Ethiopia  A Kenyan journalist who was freed from detention in Ethiopia has...

South Africa plans $20.5bn for infrastructure | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

With an economy further dipping into bigger problems, South Africa is planning projects worth $20.5 billion in sectors such as transport, energy...

Guinea: Anti-Conde protests return to the streets| #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Protesters and security forces clashed after anti-government protests resumed in Conakry, leading to injuries. They are protesting against the unconstitutional attempts of...

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Latest stories across the African Continent

Genocide suspect, Kabuga, denies charges |#54DegreesAcrossAfrica

After escaping authorities for more than two decades, Rwandan genocide suspect, Felicien Kabuga was arrested this month and charged to court; where...

A Kuba mask and a founding father meet at the Brooklyn Museum

A Kuba mask from central Congo staring right at America’s founding father, George Washington, is a poetic faceoff that rings true now...

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...

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

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

#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...

#TFAASPOTLIGHT: Barclay, raising the ‘Bar’ by moulding businesses with intellectual ‘Clay’ to solve problems in Africa

Barclay Okari is a young entrepreneur from Kenya that is passionate about building businesses around the challenges faced in Africa and has...

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

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...

The New York Zoo which displayed African humans as...

The Bronx zoo in New York has apologised for the horrific zoo incident of Ota Benga. Ota Benga was an African man...

Plateau residents insist child witchcraft is the reason for...

Following the story of two children who got burnt on suspicion of witchcraft, the pervasive influence of ignorance in creating digressive...

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...