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Rwandan women rebuild their country

By Jericka Duncan, Luisa Garcia | CBS NEWS Rwanda has the largest share of women serving in a country's legislature, at 64 percent. Now, women there are...

Africa’s biggest conservation success

by Pauline Bax When Sarah Hall arrived to run Rwanda's oldest national park in 2010, its rangers could barely cope with poachers who were trapping hippos...

Meet Sibahle Zwane: 10-year-old human calculator

by Somaya Stockenstroom Sibahle Zwane is a 10-year old grade 4 maths genius and a businessman in the making through his amazing talent. With a remarkable ability...

‘Lionheart’ Review: Netflix goes to Nollywood

By Ben Kenigsberg | New York Times The notion that streaming services afford wide audiences a chance to sample overlooked pockets of world cinema gains some support...

Madagascar’s fast internet fuels outsourcing boom

By Emilie Filou | Quartz Africa In a large, open-space office, employees are busy processing promotional coupons for a well-known supermarket chain; a few cubicles down, their...

UNICEF Innovation Fund launches call for data science, AI solutions

Are you running a data science or artificial intelligence (AI) startup and are looking for funding? UNICEF, through its Innovation Fund, is looking to make...

Felix Tshisekedi, opposition candidate declared winner of Congo’s presidential election

By Mathilde Boussion & Saleh Mwanamilongo | Associated Press Joyous dancing erupted in the streets of Congo's capital to celebrate the surprise victory of opposition candidate...

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M. This is according to the Digest Africa INDEX, an annual report that...

CAF confirms Egypt to host Africa Nations Cup 2019

by Ernest Makhaya The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced Egypt as the new hosts for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Egypt submitted their bid alongside South Africa to...

Civic Monitor drives issues-based campaign with launch of Know-Your-Candidates tool

As part of its efforts to drive citizens’ engagement in the democratic process and promote an issues-based presidential campaign in Nigeria, Civic Monitor -...