Monday, May 20, 2019

Ethiopia appoints Sahle-Work Zewde its first female president in modern history

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa's...

Meet Betelhem Dessie, the 19-year-old tech genius coding at Ethiopia’s first...

By Alice McCool and Thomas Lewton, for CNN At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred...

Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer from Burkina Faso wins ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’...

Yacouba Sawadogo is known as “the man who stopped the desert” and a co-winner of the Right Livelihood Award. Yacouba is a farmer from Burkina...

Africa’s 10 wealthiest cities

According to the Africa 2018 Wealth Report, the top African country in terms of average wealth per person is Mauritius, at $32,700, followed by...

Exclusive Interview: Davies Okeowo, CEO of Enterprise Hill

Davies Okeowo is the CEO of Enterprise Hill, a business solutions provider for MSMEs in Nigeria and Africa. He believes that Africa is "at...

How Africa’s film industry can unlock up to $2 billion box...

If Africa were to follow China’s example and broadly invest in cinema infrastructure, it could achieve annual box office revenues of $1.5 to $2...

The fast rising trend of Online Art Galleries in Africa

by Iweka Kingsley In February this year, ‘Tutu’ a painting by the renowned Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu, was auctioned and sold for an African record...

Shireen Mentor, South African PhD student, has been named one of...

Shireen Mentor, a 29-year-old resident of Montevideo, near Manenberg, has been named one of the world’s top young scientists. Mentor, a PhD student from the...