Making transport sustainable in Africa

By Jerry Fisayo-Bambi On this episode of Inspire Africa we bring you stories of some people providing solutions in the transportation or mobility sector. First in Marrakech Morocco through the use of bicycles and then in Ghana through vehicles running…

We brought Africa here to you. We hope you come back to Africa with us.

By Claude Grunitzky Years after the launch of their fashion business, and a day after Alicia Keys, Cardi B and Michelle Obama heralded female creatives at the Grammys in Los Angeles, co-founders Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah raised the stakes in…

New England Conservatory’s Only Student From Africa Reflects On Finding And Preserving Her Voice

Singing in South African languages connects Naledi Masilo to who she is and where she comes from. Since she was a kid in Johannesburg, the vocalist dreamed of studying in the U.S. but her family didn’t have the money. When…

Spotlight Turns To Trade And Investment In The Caribbean And Africa This May

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 30, 2021: The National Bar Association, (NBA), will put the spotlight on trade and investment in the Caribbean and Africa this May with a panel that includes Invest Caribbean CEO and founder…

How Africa Is Getting Its Mobile Game On!

In Africa, a new creative energy is seeing tech geeks give up their consoles and day jobs to take to full-time video game development. It’s not a level-playing field but they are engaging a growing hyper-connected audience. THE YOUNGEST continent…

A Photo Series of the Beautiful People of Africa

During his many years of travel, Photographer Pascal Mannaerts has found that it’s the people that really inspire him – particularly in Africa. He’s most drawn to Africa and Asia. ‘Africa fascinates me by its diversity, the richness of its…

Applications open for Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

BY TOM JACKSON Applications are now open for the 11th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, through which mobile operator Orange seeks to contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa and support innovation and entrepreneurship. Since 2011, the…

Mining in Africa and beyond: Concealed origins

By Patrick Smith For years, Eastern DRC has been embroiled in one of the most murderous and complex conflicts in Africa. National forces, local fighters and foreign-backed militias have piled in, battling for political control, resources, borders and ethnic identity. This…

In Africa, A Modular Prototype School Combines the Practical and Utopian

by Niall Patrick Walsh The World Bank believes that urbanization will be “the single most important transformation that the African continent will undergo this century”, with over half of the population set to live in cities by 2040. This will manifest as…

Will The United States Re-Engage With Africa?

By Forbes Africa Although Donald Trump-led arguably the most Africa-adverse American administration in history, analysts warn not to expect too much from his successor, Democrat Joe Biden. A look at the likely impact of his win on the US-Africa economic…