Ebola in West Africa: One year later

in Features by Michael Ikotun
One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, WHO is publishing this series of 14 papers that take an in-depth look at West Africa's first epidemic… Read more


in Art & Culture by AA Editor
Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter CHRIS BROWN returns to South Africa next year for two concerts only. “Breezy” begins his tour at the… Read more

We Are Nigeria

in Change Maker by Olu Onemola
We are the generation of at least 20.3 million unemployed youths. The generation that has grown accustomed to holding on to the constant and pervasive threat of Boko… Read more

U.S. to Reduce Troops Fighting Ebola in West Africa

in Features by AA Editor
The U.S. is likely to cut the number of military personnel deployed in West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as major portions of their work end and the pace of… Read more

United Nations, Africa Cup tournament kick off anti-hunger…

in Change Maker by Michael Ikotun
A United Nations-supported video campaign to fight hunger inAfrica will feature at the matches throughout the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, starting 17 January, the UN… Read more

Learn How to Entertain in Style with Chef Marcus Samuelsson!

in Features by Michael Ikotun
Marcus Samuelsson, one of the best young chefs in New York, or anywhere for that matter, is coming to Macy's Downtown Brooklyn store. Samuelsson, one of the many… Read more

Top Priorities for Africa in 2015

in Features by AA Editor
The year 2015 will be an eventful one for the more than one billion people living in Africa. From elections to the post-2015 development agenda, the Brookings Africa… Read more

Our Porn, Their Reality: Ebola, Band Aid 30 and Visions of…

in Features by Edefe Ojomo
For several months, reports about the Ebola epidemic have filled the news media. There have been reports of concern, fear, ridiculous reactions and, of course, the… Read more

South African Airways Vacations Offers New Year's Savings…

in Features by Michael Ikotun
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2015 -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is offering New Year's savings on special vacation packages in conjunction with… Read more

Vibesland opts to make afrobeat music more mainstream, set…

in Events by AA Editor
New York, NY - VIBESLAND Entertainment LLC, a live-events and artist management company based in New York presents Vibesland Afrobeat Festival 2015. The event is part of… Read more