Spotlighting remarkable game changers, the 4th annual MIT: Africa Innovate Conference filled the MIT Media Lab with a surge of empowerment. This sense of empowerment surged through attendees, panelists, and current students alike. Trailblazing as a huge contender for global innovation, the continent of Africa
New York, NY - The fun, funky Nae Nae dance sensation has hit a note with entrepreneur Nene (pronounced Nae Nae) Marks, 42, founder of Nene's Secret ethnic hair care, and inspired the mom
Washington, D.C— World economy is expected to grow at 3.6 percent this year—going further up 3.9 per cent in 2015. Despite the fact that “global economy is turning the corner, recovery is still too week and too slow”, and some are not even feeling it,
NEW YORK —The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will present the 21th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) May 7-13. Organized under the banner theme “Revolution and
LONDON - Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa’s largest economy, according to reports released by the Nigerian government, with the West African country’s GDP now totalling $510Bn. The new value of the economy includes previously uncalculated data from sectors including telecommunications, airlines, information technology and,
Washington, D.C—Africa is featuring prominently in the U.S. foreign policy focus—as the Obama Administration gets into its second term: Five Hundred young people from across Africa will gather in Washington, D.C. this summer as trainees in an in-depth academic and leadership training programme known as
Nigeria has become the largest economy in Africa and 26th largest in the world following the rebasing of its Gross Domestic Product from 1990 to 2010 constant prices. Following the recalculation, the Statistician General of the Federation announced on Friday, April 4 that the country's GDP emerged at $590.9 billion in
Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to USD $250k to Africa Check, a Johannesburg-based nonprofit that promotes accuracy in public debate and media reporting. The two-year grant will be used to support the expansion of Africa Check's operations to Kenya and Nigeria.
Africa Check scrutinizes the veracity of claims made by
MTN, the leading ICT company in Nigeria and Nova-Lumos, the world's first distributed utility provider, has announced their collaboration on a next-generation alternative "mobile electricity" service. The Nova-Lumos service will provide alternative electricity to MTN customers
Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu announced on the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. In early registration people from over 100 countries have already signed up to participate.