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The True Story Behind Obama and Mandela’s Relationship

As we cover former President Barack Obama’s delivery of the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in...
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Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

He wrote history as a philanthropist, a president and a revolutionary. With an unwavering dedication...

ANC Dismayed by Arrest of Employee Following Cash-in-Transit Heist

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is dismayed that one of its employees has been arrested...

Learners From Poor CT Communities Visit Robben Island

A hundred high school learners from various disadvantaged communities across Cape Town will be setting...

Madiba’s Granddaughter Hits Back at Detractors

As the world on Wednesday marks what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, his granddaughter...

Gordhan: Top Govt, SOE Officials to Have Lifestyle Audit

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says top officials in government and state-owned companies (SOEs) will be subjected...

ANC in NC Challenges DA to Take Legal Action

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Northern Cape is challenging the Democratic Alliance (DA) to take it to...
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Housing Campaigners Build Shack on Zille’s Doorstep

Activists demonstrate around Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s Leewenhof Estate residence to highlight the need...

South Africans Urged to do Good on Mandela Day

South Africans are being encouraged to do a good deed for at least 67 minutes...

Protesters Erect Shack Outside Zille Residence

A small group of protesters have erected a shack and are demonstrating in front of...

World News

Trump and Putin Open Historic Summit

The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki on Monday with Donald...

Trump has ‘low expectations’ for Putin meeting

US President Donald Trump said he had low expectations for the Monday summit with Kremlin...

Trump ‘intends’ to run for re-election

US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody...
ANTI BREXIT

Global Stocks Rise as Pound Gyrates on Trump Brexit Comments

US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US...
SPACESHIP

First Space Tourist Flights Could Come in 2019

The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are...
QUEEN

The Queen Welcomes US President and First Lady

Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle Friday evening, a regal conclusion...
russian spies

US Indicts 12 Russian Spies for Election Hacking

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of...
pakistan

Suicide Bomber Kills 85 in Attack on Pakistani Election Rally

A suicide bomber killed 85 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the...

Thai Cave Rescue Site to Become a Museum

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were...
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Is Germany a ‘Captive’ of Russia Due to Energy Reliance

US President Donald Trump accused Germany on Wednesday of being a “captive” of Russia due...

Africa Top10 News

Flight to Eritrea

Africa Top10 News

Catching a Flight to Eritrea Ethiopian Airlines’ tweetpic of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner taking off for...
Obama on Mandela Day

Africa Top10 News

Obama Reflects on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy US former President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address to...
AfrAsia Bank

Africa Top10 News

The Wealthiest Country on the African Continent AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth have released a...
Benin Bronzes

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Benin Bronzes: Will Britain Return Nigeria's Stolen Treasures? Since independence, the Nigerian government has intermittently pressed...

Human Rights

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DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human...
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Notorious Ogaden Jail is Unthinkable In the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you...
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Despite Setbacks, Africa Viewed as Continent of Hope, Promise & Vast Potential

Africa has long been one of the world’s most beleaguered continents – singled out mostly...
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Nigeria’s Treatment of Shia Minority Recalls That of Boko Haram

Largely overlooked by the Western media, there is an escalating conflict between Nigeria’s Shia minority, some...
plant a million

‘Plant a Million Trees’ Takes Root in Zambia

Plant A Million (PAM) aims to plant at least two billion trees by 2021. Trees are a...

Press Announcements

EFG Hermes

EFG Hermes Concludes Advisory To One Of The World’s Largest International Microfinance Institutions On Its GBP 125 Mn IPO On The London Stock Exchange

Impact on Africa; 1. Micro-Finance remains the key growth in Africa. 2. EFG Hermes continues and grows...
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African Creators: Short-form Comedy Projects Wanted

The leader in children’s animation in South Africa, Cartoon Network, invites African creators to submit...
UBA

More Accolades For Leo: UBA Emerges Best Institution In Digital Banking Across Africa

Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has once again made an addition...
B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu

South Africa: B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu Secures Series A Funding To Further Accelerate Global Expansion

Bambu, a leading global provider of ro-bo-advisory technology, today announced it has completed a USD...

First Solar-Powered Desalination Plant Launched in WC

The Western Cape government and France has on Monday launched the first solar powered desalination...
API Summit & Expo

Emerging African Real Estate Trends In Focus At The 2018 API Summit & Expo

“Investors and developers are taking a more informed approach”-  Leonard Michau, Broll Property Group. 2018 has...

The COO Dilemma: The Intelligent Enterprise And The COO Of The Future

Recent advances in computational capabilities and the evolution of exponential technologies such as AI, machine...
African Operators

African Operators Are Accelerating Digital And Financial Inclusion For Women In Their Markets

By Adrine Muhura, Connected Women Market Engagement Manager for Africa, GSMA Is the African digital landscape...
Tony Elumelu Foundation

Tony Elumelu Foundation Hosts Interactive Session With Macron And 2000 Young African Entrepreneurs

French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa,...
iafrica

Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com

Acquisition to increase news coverage and enhance user experience Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com,...

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