Tired of news of disease and despair, two young African filmmakers – Nigerian Nosarieme Garrick and Tanzanian Kathleen Bomani – are using the power of technology to tell a different story about their continent with the web-based video channel My Africa Is.
The inaugural Women and Girls Summit 2014 will bring together a thousand women from all over Africa to discuss social, health and economic issues.
Bloggers in the West African country of Ivory Coast are using a "soap bucket challenge" on social media to raise awareness about the deadly Ebola virus, and educate the people on how to avoid infection.
Social media is bringing health-, nutrition-, education-, and politics-related information to Africans’ smartphones at a phenomenal rate. Now, social media giant Facebook is investing in its 100 million-strong African fanbase to build new business.
Africa's "Silicon Savannahs" are on the rise as tech hubs spring up around the continent. Aiming to diversify the continent's economies, provide jobs and spur growth, the progressive ICT hubs show the continent is open for business.
Waterways chart the history of Zambia, with its rivers, lakes and waterfalls telling a story that starts before modern people walked the planet. Along the banks of the great Zambezi River, which gives the country its name, lie the scatterings of human activity from the first use of fire and stone to the bustling communities of today.
The World Bank Group has announced it spent a whopping US15.3-billion on development projects in sub-Saharan Africa during the financial year from July 2013 to June 2014 – a new record – most of it in zero-interest credits and grants from the International Development Association, the bank's fund for the poorest countries.