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Watch South Africa's late reggae king in action in five of his biggest songs

Remembering Lucky Dube, ten years on

In October 2007, one of South Africa's greatest musical sons died. Celebrate the life and art of reggae artist Lucky Dube with five of...
Thomas and Friends, Nia the Kenyan train engine,

Kenyan train joins Thomas and Friends TV show

A new African character comes to Tidmouth Sheds, home to popular children's television show Thomas and Friends, in 2018. Meet Nia the Kenyan engine,...
South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu explores the country's heritage through food in her new cookery book

Cookbook celebrates South Africa’s culinary heritage

South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu is taking local cuisine to the world with the release of her new cookbook, Through the Eyes of an...
AfriDocs is an online streaming service devoted to quality documentaries about Africa and its people.

Five essential African documentaries you can watch online right now

AfriDocs is a multi-platform streaming service featuring some of the best documentaries about Africa available to watch for free and in an instant, right...
Acclaimed science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor creates new African character for Marvel Comics.

Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero

The US comic book publisher and creator of some of the most popular superheroes, Marvel, has unveiled its newest project: a Nigerian female superhero...
An app developed by Kenyan schoolgirls that addresses female health issues has got the attention of Google.

Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...

Africa’s Great Green Wall can stop African migration

Originally conceived to stop the spread of deserts, the Great Green Wall of Africa is now not only a means of slowing climate change,...

UWC takes the lead in physics research

A team of students from the University of Western Cape (UWC), led by Professor Nico Orce, is the first African research team to lead...
The Put Foot Foundation donates shoes to underprivileged children in South Africa and across Africa.

Put Foot is putting African children on the road to success with new shoes

A South African charity is taking on the challenge of making sure underprivileged children across the continent have at least one good pair of...
Forbes Africa, young entrepreneurs, 30 Under 30, business leaders of the future, Africa

South Africans among Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs

The influential Forbes Africa business magazine unveiled its annual 30 Under 30 young African entrepreneurs on 1 June 2017. The list features up-and-coming small...

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