Burundi coup ends in failure, leaders arrested

in Features by AA Editor
An attempt to overthrow Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza ended in failure on Friday as coup leaders admitted defeat and were arrested or hunted down by loyalist… Read more

Ngo Okafor Break Down The Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquaio

in Art & Culture by AA Editor
It had always been a dream for RAKA! founder, Ngo Okafor, to be a boxing correspondent on TV. Ngo wanted to break down the skills of fighters and provide their… Read more

King Sunny Ade, returns to NYC

in Art & Culture by AA Editor
Often called “The African Bob Marley” legendary singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and master African musician King Sunny Adé and his African Beats—a cadre of 17… Read more

There is no such thing as Africa

in Features by Kányinsọ́lá Ọbáyàn
In the wake of the recent xenophobic violence on Nigerians and other Africa immigrants in South Africa, I cannot help but meditate on how we got here. Here, where… Read more

Avant-Garde Network presents Entrepreneurship and…

in Events by AA Editor
Join the Avant-Garde Network and Gobee Group on Monday, May 11th at Madiba Harlem for a special panel discussion on “Africa 2030: An Enterprise-Led Future –… Read more

ALN Ventures Program Identifies 9 Promising African…

in Innovation by Adeola Adejobi
Johannesburg, South Africa - African Leadership Network Ventures (ALN Ventures), the African Leadership Network’s (ALN) pan-African accelerator for early-stage… Read more

African leaders need to “leapfrog the shackles of…

in Innovation by AA Editor
International experts will call for African leaders to “leapfrog the shackles of convention” at a major education conference next month, in order to ensure that African… Read more


in Features by Michael Ikotun
Graça Machel is a renowned international advocate for Africa’s women’s and children’s rights and has been a social and political activist over many decades. She is the… Read more

Madiba Restaurant Presents Somi's "The Lagos Music Salon"…

in Events by Michael Ikotun
For those that are still upset about not getting to see Somi perform while recieving her award for Musician of the Year at our last African Disapora Awards in New York,… Read more

The Soft Underbelly of “Africa Rising”: Restoring Our…

in Change Maker by Young African MBA [ YAM Perspectives ]
Reimagining Our Future Imagine this: you wake up in Nairobi at 5 a.m. to a cup of Good African coffee from Uganda. You invested in Good African because like founder… Read more