Category : African Stories

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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Africa's Richest Man Pledges $3 Million...

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has pledged to provide grants totaling $3.06 million to 106,000 women across northern Nigeria before...

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Young Africans create green businesses

The youth are the driving force for action on climate and the environment. That was the message hammered home to delegates at Africa...

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Investment in irrigation is paying off for...

After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa....

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Dr Jennifer Riria – The start up story of...

If there is one woman that is proof positive of the power of individual entrepreneurs to make a difference, it is Dr Jennifer Riria....

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Many Africa 'experts' still don't get the...

Thirteen years after Binyavanga Wainaina’s satirical essay, many “experts” on Africa continue to fail to comprehend the need for African...

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Ghanaian entrepreneur builds clothing business...

Here’s how you diversify a nation’s economic base: take longstanding strengths in particular sectors, and build on them, creating...

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