Prince Harry makes emotional, 'private visit' to charity in South Africa

Prince Harry makes emotional, 'private visit' to charity in South Africa

Prince Harry has returned to Lesotho — without his new wife, American Meghan Markle — for an emotional trip to his charity. Interested in Royal Family? Add Royal Family as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Royal Family news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The journey to the charity, Sentebale, […]

Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize

Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize

Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: a malaria test that would not need blood samples or specialized laboratory technicians. That inspiration has won the 25-year-old Ugandan computer scientist a prestigious engineering prize for a non-invasive malaria test kit that he hopes will […]

Startups Are Key To Africa's Economic Growth

Startups Are Key To Africa's Economic Growth

On 18 March this year, I walked into the Impact Hub in Ikoyi, Lagos. Thirty-six eager faces waited. The first class of Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa, a Google programme that we’ve now brought to Africa. These companies were green, just starting out, some of them had raised some funding, others not. All were excited to […]

Africa is finally uniting: now we need good politics

Africa is finally uniting: now we need good politics

In Africa, our biggest threats are also opportunities. By 2035, 450 million Africans will have joined the working age population, more than the rest of the world combined in that time. They will power our economies forward, as long as there are jobs they have the knowledge to perform. But our schools and universities have […]

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HM Trade Commissioner for Africa appointed

HM Trade Commissioner for Africa appointed

More than £28 billion of goods and services traded between the UK and Africa in 2016. Africa is home to 4 of the world’s top 6 fastest-growing economies: Libya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Africa’s long-term success matters to the UK. Today (Wednesday 20 June), International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP appoints Emma Wade-Smith […]

Senegal gets Africa's first points, upsetting Poland 2-1

Senegal gets Africa's first points, upsetting Poland 2-1

The timing proved fortuitous because just as center referee Nawaf Shukralla waved Niang back on, Poland’s Grzegorz Krychowiak put his foot into a long back pass that Niang, sprinting off the sidelines, dashed after. Poland’s Jan Bednarek, who had his back turned and no idea that Niang was coming, was pushed off the ball, and […]

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