How this 26-year-old created Yellow Card top crypto exchange in Africa

ACCRA, GHANA – On the afternoon of Dec. 26, 2022, Chris Maurice finally capitulated and went to the emergency room at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, just west of the city’s gothic quarter. For roughly ten months, the 26-year-old CEO of the largest centralized crypto exchange in Africa had ignored many of the symptoms consistent with … Read more

‘We are still here:’ Indigenous Tunisians still fighting for rights 1,300 years after colonization – National

It’s been more than 1,300 years since the Arabs conquered Tunisia. Studies suggest the majority of Tunisians have Indigenous heritage, yet the country’s Indigenous people still struggle for basic recognition of their language and culture. Global News takes a closer look at the modern-day fight for Amazigh rights in a country mired by political and … Read more

U.S. aid worker, French journalist freed after years held hostage in West Africa – National

An American aid worker held by Islamic extremists in West Africa for more than six years and a French journalist abducted almost two years ago were both freed Monday, authorities said. They were brought together to Niger’s capital. U.S. officials said no ransom had been paid for aid worker Jeffery Woodke, praising Niger’s government for … Read more

Top 10 photos of Kareena Kapoor Khan's family vacation to Africa

RRR actor Ram Charan is leaving no stone unturned to make India proud. The actor along with his team has once again put India on the map winning the Oscars. The electrifying song Naatu Naatu from the film RRR won the Best Original Song award at the Oscars 2023. Ram Charan was in LA for … Read more

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jeh and Taimur off for a wild vacation in Africa; view stunning pics 

Summer days call for vacation and Kareena Kapoor Khan took it seriously. The actress stays highly active on social media sharing her latest update and pictures. There is no denying that she loves to spend most of the time with her family. The actress who was busy working till yesterday is now on a family … Read more

Extreme poverty worldwide could be eradicated by 2050, report says – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A new paper is predicting that extreme poverty worldwide could end by 2050. The paper, titled Scenarios for Future Global Growth to 2050, is from the Centre for Global Development. It projects there could be fewer people living in poverty by 2050 than ever in history. “Continued economic … Read more

Watch out for exciting movies to premiere on Africa Magic this weekend

Since last week, movie enthusiasts have been embarking on a cinematic adventure with March Movie Madness – a daily movie extravaganza on Africa Magic Urban (DStv ch.153) and Africa Magic Showcase (DStv ch.151), courtesy of Africa Magic. From the intense drama of Room Hate, the action-packed scenes of The Complete Half and Total Crisis, to … Read more

Africa needs $614bn to tackle food insecurity – IFAD

The International Fund for Agricultural Development has stated that Africa needs a cumulative sum of $614bn by 2030 to address its rising challenge of food insecurity and transform the food system. The Associate Vice President for External Relations and Governance, IFAD, Satu Santala, disclosed in a report titled “Financing food systems resilience in Africa: A … Read more

Google announces $4m funds for startups in Africa, Europe

  Google has announced applications for the third cohort of its Black Founders Fund for startups in Africa and Euroupe. This was made known in a statement by the Head of Startup Ecosystem, Google, sub-Saharan Africa, Folarin Aiyegbusi, on Tuesday in Lagos. He disclosed the technology company would designate four million dollars to support eligible … Read more

The ‘Machu Picchu of Africa’ is an ancient site of mystery and misrepresentation

During one of his expeditions in the Zimbabwe highlands in 1867, Adam Render, a German-American hunter, found something astonishing. He saw a great structure that looked like a fortified city, surrounded by an array of hulking rocks in a barren landscape. He marvelled at the magnificent ancient city before him. The walls flowed along the … Read more