54° Across Africa

Queen bees muscle out other women in the workplace + 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 and the continent – Africa. Here are the ones that caught our attention: In violence-hit Burkina Faso, love wins...

Have you read these sports stories from around Africa?

Ivory Coast coach resigns Head coach of the Ivory Coast national football team Ibrahim Kamara has resigned from his position by "mutual agreement" as confirmed by the Ivory Coast Football Federation (FIF). "The Ivorian Football Federation thanks the national coach...

Let’s tell you something about the Himba people of Namibia

If you heard of a desolate Kunene region of northwest Namibia, then you will then know of a resilient people called the Himba. They are Hunter-gatherers and pastoralists and descend from the southward migrating Herero of Angola. They speak...

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 prices. Inflation soared in recent years, driven by food, beverages and a black market for the US...

The Future Awards Africa announces the call for nomination 2020 in partnership with The African Union Commission

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) partners with the African Union Commission towards achieving 1 million By 2021 Initiative. The initiative was launched in April 2019 at the African Union Commission by the Chairperson of the AUC H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat...

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 proposals made by President Salva Kiir, aimed at paving the way for the formation of a government...

Remembering Andrée Blouin + 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 and the continent – Africa. Here are the ones that caught our attention: This contemporary art exhibition in Dakar...

What’s up with blockchain in Africa? + other stories

Blockchain is one of the hottest debates around the world right now. Its entrance in 2008 moved the tech space, however, there are still reservations as to it's adaptation. In Africa, it seems we hardly want it integrated into...

ECOWAS examines Nigeria’s border closure + other business stories across Africa

The leadership of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has set up a committee, led by Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kabore to study and make a full report on Nigeria's land border closure with her neighbours. Daily Trust The...

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 and the continent - Africa. Here are the ones that caught our attention: Books and bills: Tackling sexual...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

#BreakFreeWithErica: Why it makes for an effective brand revolution

Celebrity endorsements attach the fame of a celebrity to a brand or product. According to philosopher and author, Mokokoma...
- Advertisement -