Tackling fake drugs: what Africa can learn from Tanzania

About a decade ago in Tanzania, according to an Interpol investigation report, 4 pharmacies and 18 drug stores were closed following a fake drug...

Fight against malaria gets a boost as Malawi launches vaccine pilot

Malaria has been a major threat to health and well-being across the African continent. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015 there...

Okavango Blue Diamond: another stunning discovery in Botswana

Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) in Gaborone, Botswana has unveiled the biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana - the 'Okavango Blue' a remarkable...

West Africa’s mobile economy grows, says GSMA Report

In 2018, mobile technologies and services generated $52 billion of economic value (8.7% of GDP) in West Africa, this is according to the GSMA's...

Bruno Fernando could become NBA’s first player from Angola

Bruno Fernando, a Maryland Terrapins forward from Angola has declared for the NBA draft on Monday. If he's selected, he'll become the first player in the NBA...

Ethiopia sweeps Paris Marathon

Ethiopia's Gelete Burka and Abrha Milaw won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon on Sunday, leading a record 60,000 participants to the finish line...

Google’s first AI Lab in Africa opens in Ghana

In line with its desire to position itself as an AI first company by opening research centres around the world, Google has opened its...

Ethiopia deposists instruments of ratification of AfCFTA

The Chairperson received the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) from the representatives of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia...

The world’s largest square emerald-cut diamond came from Botswana

Discovered in November 2015 at the Lucara Karowe mine in north-central Botswana, the hypnotic Lesedi La Rona weighing 1,109 carats (formerly known in media as Karowe...

African migrations: opportunity not crisis, says Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Debating and discussing African migrations, youth and jobs, the 2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend, held in Abidjan 5-7 April, heard that the global view of...