In Africa, as is the case across the globe, it’s the season of love once again. Many couples are undoubtedly excited to leave work early, and go wine and dine with their loved ones. Whether you’re getting ready for that romantic candlelight dinner, preparing an evening out with family and friends or celebrating solo, we have the perfect African love playlist for your February 14.
Africa is often referred to as “the dark continent” – which is foolish, really. This label is often attached to the Motherland by countries whose sky is permanently dark and sunless. Africa is a place of innovation.
It is still uncommon to see women commercial motorcyclists in many African cities. In Bamako, Mali however women are not only commercial riders but every day women use motorcycles to go about their daily lives.
Our best photos of the year: Evictions, protests, street art – and a Minister who missed the train.
Immigration authorities cast doubt on the motives of marriages between African nationals and Europeans, violating these couples’ right to family life.
Rwanda has followed in the footsteps of South Africa scrapping the 18% Value Added Tax on sanitary pads. African countries are taking the step in order to combat period poverty especially for young girls and vulnerable women.
Tweets that get more Replies than RT’s are extremely rare which is why the “O jewa ke eng?” tweet became a global phenomenon despite being in an African indigenous language.
Machine learning is offering useful insights in areas of land use, yields, and peak time for harvest, input distribution gaps, and other contextual monitoring aspects that would help struggling farmers improve crop yields considering the impact of the climate crisis on crops.
South Africa is on a roll with 26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi becoming the third South African overall to wear the prestigious Miss Universe crown. In the last five years the country has clinched the title twice after Angola’s win in 2011 and Botswana’s in 1999.