Civic Monitor drives issues-based campaign with launch of Know-Your-Candidates tool

As part of its efforts to drive citizens’ engagement in the democratic process and promote an issues-based presidential campaign in Nigeria, Civic Monitor -...

Apply for the $5,000 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme 2019

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has opened its application portal for the 5th cycle of its $100million Entrepreneurship Programme. If you have an innovative business idea...

Rwanda shows Africa how technology and human capital go hand in hand

By Sheila Jagannathan Rwanda’s progress from the devastating civil war two decades ago to one of the most rapidly developing African countries is a remarkable narrative...

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...

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...

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – what you need to know

The 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations is set to take place next June, with the qualification stages well under way. A number of...

Top African Destinations this Season

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According...

The Chronicles of a Rookie African Tourist in Vienna (Part 1)

Vienna looks like a city that was built yesterday, everything is new and seems to be working according to plan. I arrived the city...

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,...