Often overlooked and rarely found on travelers' bucket lists, Malawi has been mainly known as "the warm heart of Africa" thanks to its friendly and welcoming people. However, the country is starting to position itself as an interesting wildlife destination, as well.
Rwanda, a small landlocked country in Africa has a population of 11.9 million, a GDP of US$ 8.9 billion, and occupies a land area of about 24,670 Km2. Despite what is happening within the African continent in terms of political instability and poverty, Rwanda is already dubbed the “Singapore of Africa.”
Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emigrating, and urged their governments to do more to curb a brain drain.
The High Level Policy Dialogue on Development in Africa started in Cairo Tuesday with Egypt’s Planning, Follow-up & Administrative Reform Minister, Hala ElSaid Younes stressing the importance of an integrated Africa.
Belgium renamed the former Square du Bastion to Patrice Lumumba Square but did not discuss reparations or repatriation of the wealth stolen from Congo. The insensitive and insincere apologies by former colonial powers still are indeed an insult to those colonized?
According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saharan Africa (+6%) while North Africa saw a 4% increase during the first quarter of 2018.
An American-based international not-for-profit organization (INGO), the United People for Africa Congress (UPAC), has appointed former Liberian presidential candidate MacDella Cooper as its vice president for Africa.
Can political art be beautiful? Can beauty itself be a form of resistance? These are some of the questions posed by the British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare in a new exhibition he has curated at Stephen Friedman Gallery in London.
The Zimbabwean sacred baobab, Panke, was more than 2,400 years old when all its stems toppled and died in 2010-11. It is one of a number of ancient African baobabs that have died since 2017 across southern Africa, according to new research published in Nature Plants.
Almost 20 years after the esteemed Ugandan academic resigned following a clash over his proposed core course on Africa, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has announced the appointment of Mahmood Mamdani as an honorary professor.