ISIS Enters Egypt

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has officially entered Egypt, it was reported on 4th December.  On November 10, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a militant movement that operates out of the northern Sinai Peninsula, pledged allegiance to ISIS and...

Economic Impact of Ebola

The Ebola epidemic continues to cripple the economies of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The crisis is resulting in flat or negative income growth and creating large fiscal needs in all three countries, as they work to eradicate the virus,...

The business perspective to addressing Africa’s skills gap

The phrase “Africa is rising” has been used over the past decade to describe the continent’s economic trajectory. The steady growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) across the continent indicates that businesses and investors around the world see real opportunity...

Poverty: What Ebola and Cholera have in common

The two deadliest outbreaks of this century can be traced to one thing: poverty. Cholera exploded in the Haitian countryside in October 2010, infecting more than 600,000 people and killing 8,600. Ebola surfaced this March in Guinea and has since...

Power Africa: Washington’s Plan to Help Africa Generate Electricity

In the first week of August, official delegations from 50 African countries came to Washington to attend the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The meeting was typical in its extraordinary pageantry, overzealous security, and relative lack of tangible accomplishments. Washington’s primary goal...

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ISIS Enters Egypt

by - 13th December 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has officially entered Egypt, it was reported...

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Ivory Coast resumes diamond trade

by - 16th December 2014

In 2003, the UN imposed sanctions on Ivory Coast, forbidding the country to trade diamonds....

Africa Cup of Nations 2015: Morocco fails to meet deadline

Morocco have failed to meet the deadline to confirm it will host the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 in January.  The...

by - 9th November 2014

Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in...

by - 4th August 2014

The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 5

Glasgow 2014: results from day 5 Athletics Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold, By Ben Bloom: www.telegraph.co.uk The fastest woman in Africa...

by - 30th July 2014

The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 4

Results from Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games Athletics From bbc.co.uk/sport Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel has won the women’s marathon with...

by - 27th July 2014

Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards

Tanzania Women of Achievement has today, November 4th,  launched the 2015 Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards (TWAA) scheduled to take place on...

by - 4th November 2014

AfriDocs Presents: Open Heart

AfriDocs is the first documentary strand across sub-Saharan Africa featuring the best documentaries made in Africa and around the world, brought...

by - 8th August 2014

2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant

The 2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant will be held on August 30th in Silver Spring, MD, at the Silver Spring...

by - 27th July 2014

Jhikoman & Afrikabisa band

Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist. His unique singing style and lyrics have been touching people since 1994. He’s produced...

by - 19th July 2014

Weeding out Ebola in Liberia

Thousands of smallholder farmers in Liberia are set to benefit from an innovative seed distribution initiative that seeks to combine food...

by - 15th December 2014

Sierra Leone: 1.5 million get antimalarials

As part of its ongoing emergency response to Ebola in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has carried out...

by - 10th December 2014

Red Cross calls for help in CAR

Following months of tensions in Central African Republic (CAR), the humanitarian challenges in the country are immense and growing every day....

by - 6th December 2014

Economic Impact of Ebola

The Ebola epidemic continues to cripple the economies of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The crisis is resulting in flat or...

by - 6th December 2014