August 16, 2016

Nigerian authorities have arrested the alleged leader of criminal network responsible for scamming more than $60 million from hundreds of victims. Police organisation INTERPOL have identified the man as a 40-year old Nigerian who is currently only being referred to as...

August 16, 2016

Celebrated annually on the 9th of August, National Women’s Day is a South African Public holiday honouring the 1956 march of approximately 20,000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to petition against the apartheid government. Legislation required African individ...

August 16, 2016

Originally from Festac Lagos, Osa Seven is on a mission to change the way Nigerians view and appreciate street art. Seven is one of Nigeria’s leading graffiti arts and has several major clients including beverage giant Guinness and car manufacturer Kia.

Drawing inspirat...

August 16, 2016

According to Unicef, almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria’s Borno state, are suffering severe malnutrition. On inspection of the areas where the militants had been in control, individuals were found without water, food or sanitation. “As more area...

August 16, 2016

President of Nigeria Muhammad Buhari, celebrated the 2 year anniversary of his country being polio free with a congratulatory tweet to all those who made the milestone possible. 

The poliovirus is an infectious disease, spread through the ingestion of fecal matter or fo...

July 19, 2016

After four days of heavy fighting between combating forces in South Sudan's capital, Juba, which has left more than 270 people dead, a ceasefire appears to be holding.

President Salva Kiir and his rival Vice President Riek Machar both announced the ceasefire which came...

July 19, 2016

Ethiopia has put a block on social networking sites in an attempt to prevent university entrance exams from being leaked a second time.

Last month a national scandal erupted when questions for the top examination were posted on social networks leading to the ultimate ca...

July 19, 2016

The food crisis in Ethiopia is about to reach a “critical moment” as the impact of Ethiopia's worst drought in 50 years reaches its peak over the next three months, warns Save the Children.

It is estimated that 10.2 million people, including more than 5.75 million child...

July 19, 2016

Developing countries will suffer economic ramifications following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, experts at the Overseas Development Institute have warned.

The short-term implications of Brexit for African economies will be mainly noticeable through mark...

July 19, 2016

Edwin Bruno, Tanzania

Founder and CEO of Smart Codes, developer of M-Paper

In 2015 Bruno developed M-Paper to deliver digital newspapers to readers on their mobile phones. M-Paper delivers over 50 newspapers and magazines as well as books in Swahili and English. 

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