Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Key takeaways from the EU High-Level Forum Africa-Europe in Vienna

Africa-OnTheRise was invited to participate in the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The forum,...

Top 5 African countries with the highest-ranking passports

According to the Global Passport Power ranking, these are the top 5 African countries with the highest-ranking passports: Seychelles – is the highest-ranking African...

World’s largest museum dedicated to black civilizations opens in Senegal

After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar. With...

Senegal’s industrial park open for business

Forty kilometers from the capital, Dakar, a new industrial park has opened. Seven companies, from China, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Tunisia and one from Senegal...

Boat made from recycled flip-flops in Kenya sets sail

This Flipflopi dhow, made in Kenya from around 45 tonnes of waste plastic turned into planks, and covered in 30,000 discarded flip-flops, is sailing...

Waris Dirie and Akinwumi Adesina win the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize

The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee announced Waris Dirie and Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina - Laureates for the Sunhak Peace Prize for 2019. Waris Dirie, a human rights activist,...

African women who made the 2018 BBC 100 Women List

BBC 100 Women has announced its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2018. Here is a list of...

Nigeria tops World Scrabble Country Rankings

Nigeria has retained its top position in the world scrabble rankings, a position it has held since 2015 after the country's performance at the World...