Short-term Challenges Are An Opportunity To Diversify Economies On The Continent

Recent challenges have overshadowed some of the underlying medium- to long-term trends that continue to support the growth prospects of a number of countries...

Africa Will Develop with Oil & Gas – whether the West...

Boycotting oil and gas firms in Africa is a misguided course of action. Many are diversifying into renewables. Africa’s time to grow is here...

Congo’s First Prime Minister, Patrice Lumumba’s Assassinated: Body Dissolved In Acid...

Since January 17, 1961, no one has been held accountable for the brutal murder of Congo’s independence leader and first prime minister Patrice Lumumba...

The Dahomey Amazons – Meet The Baddest Black Women In History

The Black Spartans of Dahomey were one of history’s most fearsome warrior class. But unlike the Samurai of Japan, the Knights of Europe, or...

Africa dominates global hunger hotspots in 2020

Escalating hunger needs in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a World Food Program (WFP) analysis of global hunger hotspots in the first half of 2020 with...

Rwandans donate smartphones so everyone can be connected

So far the country has been able to mobilize over 31,000 smartphones under a project called the Rwanda Connect Challenge. The main aim of the...

Why Ghanaians pray instead of party

The belief is if things start off well on the first day of the year, the rest of the year will turn out fine....

11 Nigerian Christians Executed by ISIS on Christmas

Terrorist attacks have long beleaguered Christians in northern Nigeria, including this Catholic church in Kano (photographed in 2019) back in 2014. Martyrdoms by Boko Haram...

Namibia vows to change ‘status-quo’ of white-farm ownership

Namibia's government is impatient with the slow pace of land redistribution. Vibrant rows of neatly lined plants grow on a patch once trampled by...

Three African Artist, making music the African Diaspora can groove to

Music from the Motherland!  Every year the Brothers and Sisters in Africa share their remarkable ability to creating music and lyrics resonate with the...