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Africa is not passive in the face of challenges

On the day that America commemorates the birth of Martin Luther King Jr, the world still reels from the alleged comments of its current President referring to Africa as a shithole. 489 more words

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"Coolest monkey in the jungle;" H&M pays the price

Despite offering an equivocal apology, the South Africa-based clothing-retail company Hennes & Mauritz popularly known as H&M have seen their shop in Sandton destroyed and vandalized by a group of protesters from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) over what they deemed a racist advert of a model black boy wearing hoodie with the inscription “coolest monkey in the jungle.” (Watch video below). 164 more words


Mnangagwa urges peace as Zimbabwe nears elections

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has on Sunday said, the citizens should desist from violent conduct but rather embrace peace and harmony regardless of political differences as the country draws closer to this year’s general elections. 268 more words


Angola's president has fired the son of his predecessor as head of the sovereign wealth fund

Angola’s president João Lourenço has sacked the son of former president José Eduardo dos Santos as the head of the country’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund. 349 more words

12 African Startups To Watch in 2018

Here are the 12 promising African startups to watch in 2018!

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Kruger Part 1: Meandering around Maroela Camp

After a long and busy year, Melissa and I were ready for a break and planned a nine night camping trip through central and northern Kruger National Park starting at Maroela camp near Orpen and ending in Punda Maria camp about 250 kilometers to the north.   2,076 more words