Watch America's Got Talent's Epic Cover Of Africa Blow Simon Cowell's Mind

Watch America's Got Talent's Epic Cover Of Africa Blow Simon Cowell's Mind

Episodes of America’s Got Talent are always a mixed bag when it comes to the talent of the performers, with some so ridiculous that they’re difficult to watch and some so fantastic that they take the breath away. The July 10 episode was no different, with a robot man getting nixed by the judges before […]

These are the biggest economies in Africa – IMF

These are the biggest economies in Africa – IMF

CAPE TOWN – The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook report shows who the biggest economies are in Africa by measuring the GDP per capita. According to the report, South Africa is Africa’s second-largest economy with a GDP of $349.3 billion. Egypt’s estimated total for 2017 is at $237 billion.  Taking the top spot is Nigeria, […]

Killings of Catholic priests in Africa raise fears that peacemakers are targets

Killings of Catholic priests in Africa raise fears that peacemakers are targets

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Following the recent killings of priests in the Central African Republic, Catholic officials worry that clergy are being targeted by armed groups for their peacemaking efforts. On June 29, Firmin Gbagoua, vicar general of the Bambari Diocese, which covers much of the Central African Republic, was killed by a suspected Muslim […]

Beyonce, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honoring Mandela

Beyonce, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honoring Mandela

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German firms promised 'Marshall Plan' tax breaks for African projects

German firms promised 'Marshall Plan' tax breaks for African projects

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany plans to use public money to support companies which invest in Africa, part of a new “Marshall Plan” with which it hopes to tackle the roots of the refugee crisis that has convulsed European politics since 2015. The aim was to reintroduce a scheme from the 1980s which made it easier […]

Cryptocurrency Continues to Thrive in South Africa

Cryptocurrency Continues to Thrive in South Africa

The popularity of cryptocurrency is not just restricted to Europe, Asia, and North America. South Africa, the continent’s second-largest economy, continues to experience a cryptocurrency boom despite the price downturns experienced in the market so far in 2018. Booming Cryptocurrency Exchange Market The South African economy has struggled for the most of 2018. The rand […]

Spain emerges as EU's new weak link for Africa migration

Spain emerges as EU's new weak link for Africa migration

TARIFA, Spain/RABAT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Spain has become the new main entry point for asylum-seekers fleeing Africa, an influx that European Union officials fear could exacerbate political tensions across the region over migration. Migrants intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, joke after arriving on a rescue boat at the port […]

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