Africa: 'Women Not Speaking At the Same Table As Men' Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

Africa: 'Women Not Speaking At the Same Table As Men' Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

By Mercedes Sayagues Maputo — ‘Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills. Three times a […]

Africa Hosts 1st Comic-Con, Falcon Actor Grounded by Hurricane

Africa Hosts 1st Comic-Con, Falcon Actor Grounded by Hurricane

Comic, superhero and anime fans from Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria and beyond flocked to Africa’s first Comic-Con in South Africa, managing director of the event’s organizer Reed Exhibitions, Carol Weaving, said. RELATED: First-Ever Free Latino Comic Con Convention to Open in Texas “We have brought Comic-Con to the African continent for the first time and it […]

Future Energy East Africa: Day 2 highlights

Future Energy East Africa: Day 2 highlights

Source: Future Energy East Africa On Day 2 of Future Energy East Africa in Kenya, Nairobi, ESI Africa editor Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl shared insight into some of the trending discussions and themes at this year’s show. Pombo-van Zyl highlighted that grid expansion and mini-grid deployment as being East Africa’s strategic focus. Echoing what Dr Joseph Njoroge, […]

Woman, 3-year-old son recovering after giraffe attack in South Africa

Woman, 3-year-old son recovering after giraffe attack in South Africa

A wildlife biologist has just emerged from a coma — and her 3-year-old son required brain surgery — after a giraffe attacked the pair at a South Africa wildlife reserve, according to new reports. Katy Williams, 35, and her son, Finn, were close to their home at the Blyde Wildlife Estate near Kruger National Park […]

RMB launches 2019 investment attractiveness rankings for Africa

RMB launches 2019 investment attractiveness rankings for Africa

Egypt appears to be the most attractive investment market. Rand Merchant Bank has released the eighth edition of its Where to invest in Africa report, which analyses 53 African economies according to their investment attractiveness. The theme of this year’s report is infrastructure, one of the most important aspects of doing business on the continent. […]

Dem candidate was member of anti-Semitic, anti-black club in South Africa that invited Apartheid figure 'Dr Death' for …

Dem candidate was member of anti-Semitic, anti-black club in South Africa that invited Apartheid figure 'Dr Death' for …

Scott Wallace, a liberal millionaire candidate running for Congress in Pennsylvania, was a member of a controversial private club in South Africa that used to discriminate against Jewish and black people and invited controversial speakers, including former head of the Apartheid chemical and biological warfare program. Wallace, grandson of a former vice president who’s running […]

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Eritrea and Djibouti signed a new peace agreement on September 6, effectively ending a decade-long conflict between the two countries. The peace initiative came sooner than many had thought – signalling a new dawn in relations among nations in the conflict-prone Horn of Africa. Omar Mahmood, a researcher with the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), said […]

Africa Live: Fake nails banned in Tanzania parliament

Africa Live: Fake nails banned in Tanzania parliament

Summary Tanzania speaker bans fake nails and eyelashes Tanzania’s president condemns birth control Museveni: We shout in church as if God is deaf Saudi Arabia arrests Egyptian seen eating with woman Aid programmes ‘slashed in East Africa’ ‘Baby dies’ in Nigeria gas explosion US to ‘expand drone strikes in Africa’ Saddam Hussein chant causes football […]

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Plans On Expanding Its Operations To Africa

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Plans On Expanding Its Operations To Africa

Benjamin Rameau, Binance Labs Director, stated that Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange platform, plans on expanding its operations in Africa. The first episode of the company’s expansion on the African continent began in June when Binance opened the first fiat-crypto exchange with trading pairs with the Ugandan Shilling. Africa is the future for the […]