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#NormaliseHiringSACitizens: Is unemployment becoming a disaster in South Africa?

The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is not the only problem South Africa is facing - but that's a general phenomenon; there is...

Malawi has recorded 3 COVID-19 deaths already and the courts say no to a lockdown

With 36 cases of the coronavirus, including three deaths, the Malawi High Court, for the second time in a fortnight, has stopped...

Goodluck Jonathan appointed ECOWAS mediator in Mali crisis | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been appointed a special envoy by the regional Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS); to help...

#TFAAspotlight: What we know about Segawa Patrick, the Ugandan Reproductive Health Advocate

Segawa Patrick is a sexual and reproductive health and rights advocate and an energetic and proactive and self-motivated public health practitioner with...

#TFAAspotlight: Duran De Villiers, shaping Africa’s aerial view

Duran De Villiers is the founder of ALTI UAS, which currently serves as the world’s leading VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) commercial...

SA to pay $14m for Cuban doctors | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

South Africa's Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize has said Cuban doctors brought in to fight the coronavirus outbreak will cost the country $14...

African Nations Championships: Libya in, as Tunisia gets fined for late exit from tournament

Libya will participate in the African Nations Championships, also referred to as Championnat d'Afrique des Nations (CHAN) as they take up the slot left...

#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: Ivory Coast protests, the Netflix and ‘Ikorodu Bois’ connection + top stories across Africa

Nigeria’s fast rising comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, has received filming equipment from streaming company - Netflix.

#54DegreesAcrossAfrica: Ivory Coast protests, the Netflix and ‘Ikorodu Bois’ connection + top stories across...

Nigeria’s fast rising comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, has received filming equipment from streaming company - Netflix.

#TFAAspotlight: Meet Vanessa Mdee, the singer with the ‘sound’ mind

I don’t know who needs to hear this but my mission is to be a light.

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Latest stories across the African Continent

The revived interest and growing audience of stage plays in Nigeria

The Beginning When the legendary Hubert Ogunde (10 July 1916 – 4 April 1990) founded his theatre touring company...

Teachers in Kenya sent on unpaid leave, as schools remain shut | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Private Schools in Western Kenya have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and now they are unable to meet the running...

What do cartoons and our presidents have in common? + 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...

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Latest stories across the African Continent

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...

The 15 (and a half) trends that will drive the culture in Nigeria this year

by Ifedayo Adeleye and Nelson CJ As we find ourselves saying often, there is no need for predictions. Only...

#TFAAspotlight: Rasheeda Mandeeya is tech guru Africa needs for progressive development

Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza is a Ghanaian software engineer working at VOTO Mobile, a company that provides an avenue for the voice of the under-heard and under-represented to be amplified via a mobile phone notification and survey platform.

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#TFAAspotlight: Meet Vanessa Mdee, the singer with the ‘sound’ mind

I don’t know who needs to hear this but my mission is to be a light.

#TFAAspotlight: Duran De Villiers, shaping Africa’s aerial view

Duran De Villiers is the founder of ALTI UAS, which currently serves as the world’s leading VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) commercial...

#TFAAspotlight: Arthur Zang, the man from Cameroon who has won the ‘heart’ of the world

Arthur Zang is the CEO and Chief Engineer in Biomedical Engineering Project at Himore Medical Equipments, and was the Chief IT engineer at University Catholique d’afrique Centrale from 2013 till 2014.

#TFAAspotlight: Felix Richard Manyogote is delivering safe health to women in Tanzania

Felix Richard Manyogote is the Medical doctor/Medical director for the Women Deliver/Youth Against Barriers

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

Zimbabwean female politicians are ‘culturally’ branded negatively + Other...

Following the political journey of Grace Mugabe, the wife of the former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, it becomes clear to see...

South Africa may look good on the outside but...

You don't need to look past South Africa to see a real life definition of a paradox. Arguably the most technologically advanced...

Ban on Cigarette sparks a debate between SA’s Government...

It's no secret the cigarette and alcohol ban the South African government placed in its country. Cited reasons include a concerns over...

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...

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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...