Top 15 Most Read Stories for 2017

As the New Year, 2018, begins in earnest, let us prepare for what’s ahead by reminding ourselves of the countless positive stories that should continue to dominate our collective consciousness as Africans.

Let these stories continue to remind us that in the heart of the land is glory, and our voices will tell the story. We must believe the African story, and we must not fail to show it. So go on. Keep making a difference. Your story inspires the rest of the world to discover a New Africa!

Here are the most read stories (by category) on Africa-OnTheRise for 2017 —


  1. Exclusive Interview: Grace Kiire, Top Communications Professional
  2. #AfricaDay: Interview with Victor Muo, IE Africa Club President


3. Nollywood: a Fruitful Export for Nigeria

4. How two brothers started Lagos’ first coffee shop chain

5. Ease of Doing Business in Africa: Mauritius Shines a Light

6. Why the world’s Billionaires are visiting Africa

7. Rwanda ranks 1st in Africa and 4th Globally in the 2017 Global Gender Gap Report


8. Top 8 Countries with the Highest Paying Jobs in Africa

9. Top 12 Profit-Making Business Ideas in Africa

10. 10 Best African Countries for Doing Business

11. What $2,000-a-Month Will Get You in Africa’s 10 Biggest Cities

12. 10 Amazing Photos of the Skies and Sights in Katsina


13. West Africa’s first Woman to own a Mine

14. 22 year old, Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate from Cote D’Ivoire wins Anzisha Grand Prize

15. 12 Women Changing Africa for Better

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