Coffee Farming Takes Root in Ghana

Coffee Farming Takes Root in Ghana

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Coffee is making a comeback in Ghana, both as a crop and as a popular beverage. Ghana is known mostly for cocoa, its…

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Burkina Faso Launches West Africa’s Biggest Solar Farm

Burkina Faso Launches West Africa’s Biggest Solar Farm

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Burkina Faso is now home to West Africa’s biggest solar farm, a 33-megawatt plant in the town of Zaktubi, outside the capital, Ouagadougou….

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Oliver Tambo: From Exile to Exalted

Oliver Tambo: From Exile to Exalted

ADF STAFF The world recognizes Nelson Mandela as the father of post-apartheid South Africa, but he always acknowledged he had help. One of his key…

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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

CLUES The Portuguese built this structure from 1593 to 1596. It sits on the edge of a coral ridge. The structure marks Western civilization’s first…

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff While most of the world was not watching, Boko Haram grew to become the deadliest terror organization on earth. The group…

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‘We Are Not Letting Up’

‘We Are Not Letting Up’

October 1 remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires…

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Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Malawi has successfully concluded a two-year project to move 520 sedated elephants to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out…

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Madagascar’s Health Minister Separates Conjoined Twins

Madagascar’s Health Minister Separates Conjoined Twins

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. But in Madagascar, Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently…

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Mapping Brings order to Benin’s Streets

Mapping Brings order to Benin’s Streets

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE In Benin’s economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure…

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An Oasis of Fun in Somalia

An Oasis of Fun in Somalia

ADF STAFF Lawlessness and terror have plagued Somalia for years. Although an African Union peacekeeping force has improved matters in the East African nation, violence…

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