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Ghost ships of Lagos, a haven of crime

The two men in the motorised wooden canoe look around warily as they leave a towering shipwreck in the Lagos lagoon, with...

Lupita Nyong’o Begins Hunt for a Second Oscar

Kenyan Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o has kicked off a charm offensive campaign in the hunt for a second Oscar Award next year. Lupita won her...

Djibouti Emerges As Arms Trafficking Hub for Horn of Africa

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea...

Are China’s energy investments in Africa green enough?

New coal power projects in developing countries go against China’s vision for South-South climate cooperation, writes Lili Pike.In the past year, Egypt signed contracts to build...

East African plastic manufacturers step-up recycling after China ban

Coca-Cola has given itself 12 years to recycle the equivalent of every bottle it sells around the world. In East Africa, the beverage giant is...

South African schools to teach Kiswahili

South African schools will from 2020 offer Kiswahili as an optional language for learners, the minister for basic education, Angie Motshekga said on Monday. Motshekga,...

Burkina Faso tasked to reset anti-FGM fight as 50 girls suffer...

The Burkinabe government has been tasked to toughen its efforts in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the wake of a report...

Nigeria declares national disaster over flooding in four states

The Nigerian government on Monday declared a national disaster over flooding that has affected four states – Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta. The declaration was...

Bringing an ancient African savings system into the digital age

Dakar, Senegal (CNN): In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot. There's...

How Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set an astonishing new marathon world record on Sunday, running two hours, one minute and 39 seconds in Berlin. In doing...