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Here’s the popular vote winner for Y! Africa Person of the Year 2020 | Editors’ Pick to be announced December 30

The wait for the Y! Africa Person of the Year has raised hopes and caused internal rumblings. Both sides – that’s you and us...

Does Mdundo have what it takes to change the music game in Africa? | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

If you thought of a platform where you could find strictly African content, look no further than Mdundo, a Kenya-based platform founded in 2013...

Rinu Oduala, Deloris P. Jordan, Roberta Annan | The 31 women taking charge in Africa #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Thinking about this year and how women were represented in all aspects of the society? This article from NBC Washington is what is needed...

Diamond deals in Botswana, Bicycles for South African Children and other top stories around South Africa | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

Botswana Diamond deals in Botswana De Beers, the world’s largest diamond producer by value, has extended its 10-year sales agreement with Botswana, where it sells diamonds from...

Jordan Sekatawa – Telling the right Pan-African stories through filmmaking

Jordan Sekatawa: Telling the right Pan-African stories through filmmaking This US-based Ugandan filmmaker talks about living in the diaspora, Black Oppression and his forthcoming film...

Are Ugandan authorities sincere arresting Omah Lay and Tems? |#FreeTems #FreeOmahLay

BBC Africa reported that the police in Uganda have arrested Nigerian musicians Stanley Omah Didia, popularly known as Omah Lay, and Temilade Openiyi, better...