Energy Access: Africa Energy Forum calls for more effective support for mini-grids in Africa

According to a 2018 report by the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest energy access rates in the world. About 600 million...

Full List of African Winners of the 2019 World Travel Awards

Mauritius hosted the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony on 1st June 2019. The leading travel industry figureheads from Africa...

Ethiopia to launch project that will cut its wheat import

Wheat is one of the major cereal crops in the Ethiopian highlands, and it has finalized preparations to launch what is called “Integrated Wheat Production Enhancement...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO affirms brand’s strength despite MAX incident

According to Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, yesterday at the IATA AGM in Seoul, the airline is yet to fully determine the financial...

African Teams at FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

The eight edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will hold in France from June 7 – July 7, 2019, and the African continent...

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement comes into force

The  African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) came  into force on 30 May 2019. In April 2019, Gambia ratified the agreement, bringing the...

Dappled Things out now on OkadaBooks

Dappled Things, a fiction novella written by Iweka Kingsley is now available on OkadaBooks after its initial publication in 2013 by Partridge Publishing. It...

Africa leads with plastic ban

As of July 2018, one hundred and twenty-seven (127) out of 192 countries reviewed (about 66%) have adopted some form of legislation to regulate...

South Africa signs Carbon Tax Act into law

According to the National Treasury, South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Carbon Tax Act into law to take effect effect from June 1. "Climate change...

Funding Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. Across the continent, new laws are...