Friday, May 24, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Mohamed Salah: A Symbol of Excellence

From getting sent out on loan after being deemed 'not good enough' at Chelsea to back-to-back BBC and CAF African Footballer of the Year...

Towards a food-secure Africa

by Raphael Obonyo Development experts and political leaders agree that Africa’s enormous agricultural potential, if tapped, can feed the continent and spur socio-economic growth. In its 2016–2025...

Why Africa is the next renewables powerhouse

The potential was made clear by delegates and speakers at Energy Day, on the African Development Bank pavilion at COP24 in Poland. Sessions such as ‘Unlocking...

Abiy Ahmed: the Ethiopian Prime Minister who captured Africa’s imagination

Analysis by Farai Sevenzo, CNN Abiy Ahmed took over as Ethiopia's Prime Minister in April. At 42, he carved a path through Ethiopia's tense, ethnically...

Africa heads into an election year 2019

Voters in several African nations, including Nigeria and South Africa, are headed to the ballot box in 2019. Experts predict a neck and neck race...