This Beautiful Burundian Female Scientist Hopes to Eradicate Tuberculosis. Read Full Story

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Burundian scientist Mireille Kamariza has teamed up with other top chemists to find a simpler and more effective diagnostic method for tuberculosis (TB). With the help of her mentor and chemistry teacher, Saloua Saidane, the 27-year-old discovered a potential breakthrough in the fight against TB, an infectious disease that is estimated to affect 10 million […]

Agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar wins $25,000 2016 Anzisha grand prize for African youth entrepreneurship. Read More

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African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the sixth annual edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship. Heritiaina is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that manufactures dairy products and confectioneries […]

Chadian Political Hero Lives Modestly in the Bronx Despite Helping Topple a Dictator. Read More

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Although he is considered a celebrity by those who know the leading role he played in bringing down the former President of Chad, Hissene Habre (one of Africa’s most lethal dictators), Souleymane Guengueng now lives in a three bedroom apartment in a public housing complex in New York City. Guengueng was among the hundreds of […]

Nigeria’s Yemi Alade Receives Official Invite to the 2017 Grammy Awards

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Organizers of the Grammy Awards have extended an official invitation to Nigerian afro-pop music diva Yemi Alade for the 2017 show in February. Alade, the African new school music sensation enjoyed phenomenal career success in 2016, dropping multiple hits that dominated the contemporary music scene across Africa. She capped off her incredible year by posting […]

Water Shortage Hits Nairobi Kenya.

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Perhaps one of the many things that make Nairobi such a distinctive city is the black water tanks atop residential homes. The tanks are a preventive measure in response to the water scarcity in Nairobi County. While residents of other countries may be daunted by such scarcity, not Nairobians. They not only stock up but […]

US celebrates Nigerian doctor for successful operation on unborn baby in mother’s womb (photos)

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United State-based Nigerian Surgeon, Dr Oluyinka Olutoye, has achieved a feat by performing a rare surgical operation in carrying out a successful operation on an unborn baby with tumour in her mother’s womb. Professor Olutoye of Texas Children’s Hospital, alongside his surgeon partner carried out the delicate surgery on a 23 weeks old foetus who […]