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100 things that you did not know about Africa

The human race is of African origin. The oldest known skeletal remainsof anatomically modern humans (or homo sapiens sapiens) were excavated at sites in East Africa....

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Proverbs are used to illustrate ideas

Proverbs are used to illustrate ideas, reinforce arguments and deliver messages of inspiration, consolation, celebration and advice. The great Nigerian author Chinua...

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15 Things You Did Not Know about the History of Black People in London before 1948

Black people came from all over Europe and Africa and settled in London where their presence is significant but little known. The presence of Africans in England dates...

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The Nigerian Entrepreneur Who Built A $10 Million Toy Company

Paul Orajiaka, a 37 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur, is the founder of Auldon Limited, a manufacturer of African-themed toys. Auldon manufactures dolls and other toys...

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Do God and Do Good

  Many years ago, if you had asked me,” Is it only those who serve God that prosper?’. I would have unequivocally said yes; but if you ask me the same...

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Tanzanian low-cost water filter wins innovation prize

A water filter which absorbs anything from copper and fluoride to bacteria, viruses and pesticides has won a prestigious African innovation prize.   Its inventor,...

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Akon launches ‘Solar Academy’ that will supply electricity to 600 million Africans

SENGALESE American pop singer Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who currently lack...