Bamako, Mali. © Thomas Dutour via
Rags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosion

BAMAKO, Mali - Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent.

2 days ago

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i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

TEL AVIV, Israel - i24News, which aims to strike deep and long-term roots in the African continent, will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit taking place in Lomé, Togo, from October 23-27, 2017.

2 days ago

Halima Aliko Dangote
New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

LAGOS, Nigeria – Fundraising efforts have been launched for The Africa Center in New York City, a non-profit, multidisciplinary institution that provides a gateway for engagement with contemporary Africa, and a platform for the most compelling content from the continent.

2 days ago

Nigeria: the next chapter?
Nigeria: the next chapter?

Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seemingly opposites in the African growth agenda. Simultaneously taking pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffering from its worst recession in 25 years is indicative of both the ups and downs that the country's economy has been through.

By Charles Weller, Issued by Mindshare World 3 days ago

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue
First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

KIGALI, Rwanda - The first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration across the continent, will be held by The Internet Society from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT.

3 days ago

54 Nigerian stations shut down
54 Nigerian stations shut down

The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa.

22 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services
New Red Cross app to optimise services

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire (RCSCI), has announced the official launch of its new RCSCI mobile app, created with Connectik, after their resounding successes with the Kenya Red Cross Society and South Africa Red Cross Society apps.

20 Mar 2017