Category : African Stories

We are behind on progress towards poverty...

In their annual meeting at the United Nations in 2005, world leaders agreed on a common economic agenda. This was to halve – between...

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Why not #MeToo? How stereotypes hinder African...

In an age when women are finding their voice against injustice, it is time for African women to ask: 'Why not me too?'

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Genocide Warnings for Three African States

These genocide warnings concern current threats to the peoples of Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Burundi. These genocide...

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Why Nigeria's internet scammers are 'role...

In our series of letters from African writers, Nigerian novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani laments that internet scammers have become...

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Chioma Onwutalobi On Creating The Most Distributed...

Chioma Onwutalobi was recently featured on Forbes highlighting her story as a successful entrepreneur. This feature highlights the...

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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Case-study on Nigeria

 A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s...

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Africa Needs To Invest More In Technology...

In today’s day and age, technology is integrated into everyday life. Whether it is asking Siri to take you to the nearest Italian...

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Interesting ways African Countries Got Their...

Tuesday mornings aren’t the ideal time for a history lesson of sorts, but the stories behind how some African countries came to be...

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Nigeria: New $320m fund targets mid-sized...

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) in July announced the final close of its third African infrastructure investment...

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Which is the Oldest Civilization in Africa?...

During the time that some western and central African tribes developed brutal systems to prey upon weaker tribes in order to round...

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Which is the Oldest Civilization in Africa?...

THE OLDEST civilisation in black Africa has been discovered by archaeologists. The kingdom, established more than 5,000 years ago,...

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Homeschooled Genius Haley Taylor Schlitz,...

Haley Taylor Schlitz is the epitome of excellence. The 16-year-old Texan and college senior who graduates in May from the Texas Woman’s...

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10 things Nigeria does better than anywhere...

From email scams to oil spills and charlatan Pentecostal preachers, it's clear that Nigeria has something of an image problem. While...

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Interview: Dr Natalia Kanem – Gender Equality...

Women’s rights, including access to sexual and reproductive health, and their ability to make decisions on these issues, are cornerstones...

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Gabon first African country to receive funding...

(CNN) - In an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations announced Sunday that Gabon will become the first African country...

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