Africa News Report

Africa News Report

2016 100 Most Influential Young Africans Released

The list which has representation from 27 African countries has a gender equity of 62 men and 38 women with the youngest being 14,...

Africa’s 1st Solar-Powered Bus Debuts in Uganda

This week, Africa’s first solar-powered bus was driven in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, reports BBC.   Coined the “Kayoola,” the electric bus is the brainchild of...

Serena Williams Open Schools in Africa

"I LOVE EDUCATION, I LOVE HELPING PEOPLE, AND I LOVE SEEING PEOPLE SUCCEED." - Serena Williams, MISSION Co-Founder in association with the M Foundation. Build...

Zimbabwe: First Lady says President Mugabe will lead from the grave

By This Is Africa on May 26, 2016 — Zimbabwe First Lady, Grace Mugabe has stunned many with her remarks that President Robert Mugabe (92)...

Climate-proofing Africa’s agriculture offers opportunities

climate resilience into its agricultural sector, poverty could be dealt a major blow, argues Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi. Africa can earn an extra US$...

Cameroon women’s elite league goalkeeper dies aged 26 during warm-up session

The goalkeeper of a Cameroonian women's side has died after collapsing during a warm-up session, the Cameroon Football Federation has said. Jeanine Christelle Djomnang, 26,...

Children’s Hospital Cries For Assistance

The lack of medical doctors at the Princess Marie Louise Hospital, popularly known as the Children’s Hospital, is affecting the quality of the healthcare...

Former Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete warns songstress Ray C

Former Tanzania President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has warned singer Ray C against going back to drugs, reports Tanzania’s Amani newspaper. Kikwete has urged Ray C to take...

International Celebrities To Attend Kenya’s Ivory Burning

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on April 30 lead Hollywood celebrities, business moguls, Heads of State and other world dignitaries in a historic burning of the largest...

Kofi Annan endorses reforestation of Africa

The replanting of forests can play a major role in achieving the climate objectives that were agreed in Paris. It is now time for...