Endangered Communities in Africa's Middle Belt Are Left Unprotected

Endangered Communities in Africa's Middle Belt Are Left Unprotected

There is a general expectation that a country’s military and police forces will take active steps to protect both individuals and communities from violence. Especially where mass atrocities are perpetrated against them by mobs or militia. There might be circumstances where is it not possible to address the situation quick enough to be effective in […]

Eudists celebrate 60 years in Africa

Eudists celebrate 60 years in Africa

The African Vice-Province with some 60 priests are also working on the formation of priests and in pastoral service in Europe and North America Father Severin Lath, vice-provincial of the African Eudists. (Photo by Guy Aimé Eblotié)  Better known as the Eudist Fathers, priests of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary, are this year […]

The Challenges and opportunities of the Africa's digital revolution [Inspire Africa]

The Challenges and opportunities of the Africa's digital revolution [Inspire Africa]

Inspire Africa is in Cote d’Ivoire for a special edition of the show dedicated to the digital revolution that is ongoing on the African continent. Hannane Ferdjani and the Inspire Africa team are in Abidjan covering the Africa Cyber-security conference (ACSC) where many tech actors have gathered to address some of the opportunities but also […]

What lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?

What lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?

Over the years at 60 Minutes, we’ve been in more than a few tunnels. We explored Mexican drug lord El Chapo’s subterranean escape routes, burrowed through a Roman villa buried by Mt. Vesuvius and traveled the depths of the New York City subway. But nothing prepared us for a place called Moab Khotsong, a South […]

7 fashionable African women styling the future via social media

7 fashionable African women styling the future via social media

Considered as one of the oldest inanimate companions of humankind, fashion plays a requisite role in everyone’s life. From the bright fabrics always alive with colour to small easily overlooked fashion items like earrings, fashion goes beyond what meets the eye. In Africa recently, fashion has been a lucrative sector raking in millions of dollars. […]

OpEd: Why financing Africa's energy infrastructure is a major opportunity for investors

OpEd: Why financing Africa's energy infrastructure is a major opportunity for investors

By: Amadou Hott, Vice-President of Power, Energy, Climate Change & Green Growth at the African Development Bank Accessible, reliable and affordable energy is the cornerstone of transformational socio-economic development. For Africa, delivering sustainable development is dependent on meeting the continent’s energy needs in order to lift populations out of poverty, catalyze industrialization, and stimulate economic […]

Africa agribusiness, a US$1 trillion business by 2030

Africa agribusiness, a US$1 trillion business by 2030

As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum (www.AfricaInvestmentForum.com) to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s  top agribusiness companies shared their thoughts on the future of the industry. With its vast agricultural potential, Africa’s agribusiness sector is predicted to reach US$1 trillion by 2030. Agribusiness will become the […]

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