African business leaders set up Ebola fund

AFRICAN business executives have agreed to set up a fund to boost efforts against the Ebola epidemic that has infected nearly 13,300 people and killed more than 4900 in west Africa. MEETING at a...
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Calling all photographers

In August 2014, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation launched the “Snapping Cities” photography competition. The contest is looking for a range of entries with a wide range of subject and styles - photographers...
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Africa’s Biggest TV Market Gets Even Bigger

Africa’s biggest TV content market kicks off Nov. 5 in Johannesburg with buyers, sellers and producers from more than 70 countries looking to cash in on the rapidly expanding African marketplace. Some...
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100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonder “Why there are no historical buildings or monuments?” The reason is simple. Europeans destroyed most of them. We only have a few drawings and...
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What can you and I do about Ebola?

Friends, when it comes to the scourge of ebola, we can no longer bury our heads in the sand. Well, let me speak about myself. I'll admit that since news of the ebola crisis broke out, while I watched with...
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Africa energy output set to quadruple by 2014

According to the International Energy Agency, Africa is set to quadruple its energy generation by 2040 to 385 GW. This means that over 950 million people will have access to electricity throughout the...
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The State v Oscar Pistorius: Not Guilty Enough

“And earthly power doth then show likest God’s When mercy seasons justice.” – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Before Valentine’s Day 2013 the only way Oscar Pistorius made...
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2014 African trends and game-changing innovations

Africa's innovation is growing in leaps and bounds, to the point it's setting its own trends, which while unique to the continent, are getting the attention of the rest of the world. This month,...