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China-built tallest skyscraper in Africa topped out in Egypt’s new capital

With a commanding view of the modern buildings sprouting up in the central business district (CBD) of Egypt's new administrative capital, guests from China...

Feature: Libya sees boom in domestic desert tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

Juma Al-Ghanai, a Libyan tourist expert, has organized a large desert tourism event for the Libyans who have a passion for exploring their own...

Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana's capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well...

Namibian farmers break with tradition as planting season begins

Late afternoon on Saturday, Gertrud Aron, a subsistence farmer at a village in Oshana region in the northern part of Namibia gave instructions on...

Feature: Chinese firm drills wells in Egyptian desert to help reclaim...

A giant drilling rig can be seen from a distance in the heart of the desert west of Upper Egypt's Minya Province, surrounded by...

Locust swarm begins to take an economic toll

For farmers in Kenya’s upper eastern region, the rain that fell during November and December was a blessing. The rain allowed the farmers to begin...

Mobile money services boost employment for Zambian youth

The mobile phone communication services industry has over the years provided a host of employment opportunities across Africa through its range of services. Among the...

Eco-Lodge, traditional cuisines a complete African experience

The Afrika Kenya Village on Kenya's coast has a cluster of traditional huts hidden in the midst of the serene Mtwapa Creek. The clay and...

South Africa: What’s in store for the upcoming elections?

It has been twenty-five years since Nelson Mandela - the icon of South Africa’s liberation movement - cast his ballot in the country’s first...

Khadjou Sambe’s Olympic dream inspires Senegal’s next wave of female surfers

The setting sun casts a gold light over the water as Khadjou Sambe and her student stare into the horizon, waiting patiently for the...
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