Africa News Report

Africa News Report

Ghana ranks 68th in the list of best countries to live in

The top five is made up of Switzerland, Canada, Britain, Germany and Japan Ghana is ranked 68th from 79 countries Nigeria ranked 77th;...

Tanzania gov’t: 1,423 industries established within 12 months

A total of 1,423 industries have been set up in Tanzania within one year of President John Magufuli in office, it has been revealed. Principal...

Robert Smith: A quiet billionaire makes some noise with $20 million gift to the...

In 2013, when the founders of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture were seeking donors, people directed them to one...

Africa Could Be the Great Economic Success of This Century

Over the last eight years, America has written a new chapter in our relationship with Africa. Under President Obama’s leadership, we have worked to...

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Visits Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Nigeria, his first to sub-Saharan Africa, has put the country's tech businesses firmly in the world's...

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$...