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Innovation and entrepreneurial ambition seems to be booming all over the Continent. So much so that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had to pay Lagos a visit.    Despite of the recent economic recession, Nigeria's growing tech sand start up scene still shows promise. Genius tech-entrepreneur, Mark Essien, is making a

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I've been waiting to see this day for 15 years -- and in some ways, my whole life. I've loved history ever since I was a little boy. Growing up in the oppressive shadow of Jim Crow, my teachers would ask me to cut out

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During the opening week of the United Nations General Assembly, The Africa-America Institute will celebrate and recognize the extraordinary dedication and pioneering achievements of Aliko Dangote, Founder, President and Chief Executive, Dangote Group, Stephen Hayes, CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa and Sunil Benimadhu,

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