Tuesday, May 21, 2019

This is how Eritrea and Ethiopia made peace, and what it...

by Martin Plaut This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast crowds that thronged the...

Top 10 most innovative countries in Africa

South Africa has been ranked the most innovative country in Africa, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018. Every year, the Global Innovation Index...

Ivory Coast to build world’s first cocoa-fired power station

Abidjan wants to build the world's first biomass power station fired by cocoa production waste, Ivory Coast and US officials said on Monday. If the...

With Vegetable Growing, Family Health Agents and more, these Local Changemakers...

In Kenya and Uganda, the East Africa Leadership Team of The Pollination Project drive the organization’s work to empower grassroots changemakers as they work...

Young Ethiopians eye a fertile future in Artificial Intelligence

by Thomas Lewton A lab in Addis Ababa is on a mission to use AI to disrupt conventional development models and inspire a new generation of...

Claire Karekezi, Rwanda’s first and only female neurosurgeon

Claire Karekezi dreamed of becoming a doctor amid a childhood scarred by genocide. In early July, the 35-year-old will return home as the first and...

The state of African economies unravelled

By Professor Landry Signé This year’s Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group were full of thought-provoking discussions...

Could Nigeria’s music industry do as much for the economy as...

Nigeria’s music industry has made significant strides over the last two decades, and is now arguably the most vibrant music sector in Africa. It...