Africa Looks to Boost Tourism

Africa Looks to Boost Tourism

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Africa draws just 5 percent of the world’s tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Great Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris…

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff There was a time when a military commander could comfortably say, “I’m not a computer person” or “I don’t really use…

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Safeguarding Africa’s Cyberspace

Safeguarding Africa’s Cyberspace

Africa, like the rest of the world, is embracing its digital future. African leaders are committed to boosting the digital economy and the digitalization of…

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Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS In Uganda’s grasshopper season, the insects are seen as a nutritious delicacy — either boiled or deep-fried. They are so popular…

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Africa Eyes Mobile Gaming Boom

Africa Eyes Mobile Gaming Boom

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE An army of humans laid waste to an alien colony as South African video game maker Simon Spreckley enthusiastically controlled the action using…

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Bananas Help Peel Away Angola’s Oil Dependency

Bananas Help Peel Away Angola’s Oil Dependency

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Boxes of green bananas are shifted one by one from a stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container in Caxito, Angola. Stamped…

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Ivoirian Painter Gives New Life to Electronic Waste

Ivoirian Painter Gives New Life to Electronic Waste

Story and photo by REUTERS Desire Koffi often walks through Koumassi, a working class district of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to buy old mobile phones from…

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'Nigerian Mona Lisa' Finds Its Way Home

‘Nigerian Mona Lisa’ Finds Its Way Home

REUTERS The“Nigerian Mona Lisa,” a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London apartment in 2018, has been exhibited in Nigeria…

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Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Angola won the 2018 Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico, beating Turkey 5-4 in a penalty shootout. The match ended 0-0…

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Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria’s Davido won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for West Africa’s Afrobeats…

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