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Meet Mateus Webba Da Silva, the Angolan expert breaking ground in DNA research

Imagine creating devices made up of DNA material which can then be placed into human bodies to pick up information from the...

#54degreesAcrossAfrica: Malawi media women demand life sentences for rapists

Female professionals working in media and communications in Malawi have staged demonstrations in two different cities to protest against growing incidences of...

#USElections2020 and why it matters to Africa

While we agree that Africans can only observe than participate in the U.S. Elections, it is important to note that in a...

Ethiopia retracts its love for President Trump + other best reads of the week

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

Sierra Leone’s Julius Maada Bio has repealed the 55-year-old Criminal and Seditious Libel Law | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

Julius Maada Bio, the President of Sierra Leone has repealed the 55-year-old Criminal and Seditious Libel Law which has been used by...

#54degreesAcrossAfrica: Director Sameh Alaa from #Egypt wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or for his short film ‘I’m Afraid to Forget Your Face’

"Congratulations to Egyptian director Sameh Alaa won the Palme d'Or for his short film I’m Afraid to Forget Your Face," the Cannes...