Posted 37 minutes ago

    3 killed in dawn grenade attack on Tanzania minibus

    Six injured in explosion triggered by unknown assailants near Kigoma town

    Full Story

    Posted 3 hours ago

    Somali independent radio manager 'in hiding'

    Mogadishu's Shabelle radio was shut by security agents on Friday and 20 staffers arrested

    Full Story

    Posted 6 hours ago

    Kenyan businessman claims USA 'owns' Ebola virus

    Joseph Aura sensationally says America patented the virus, its vaccine and cure in October 2012

    Full Story

Special Report

Close shave with Ebola for two South Africans
Posted 4 hours ago

Siya and Jurie were in danger zone working in Guinea's mines

full story

What next for Botswana's only golden girl?
Posted 1 day ago

A country reflects on the future of arguably its top athlete

full story

How Nigeria turned Her Majesty's prison into a place of pleasure
Posted 3 days ago

Lagosians inscribe a new joyful narrative on a colonial relic

full story
read more stories



Ebola in Lagos: Is the world losing the war?

speak out
Read Story: Ebola in Lagos: Is the world losing the war?
speaker’s corner
  • Blog Post

    Why, despite Ebola, Kenya Airways was smart not to cut off Nigeria – yet

    The Big Three African carriers make pots of money from West Africa routes  Full Story
  • Blog Post

    Shame on those hunting and killing albinos; they are not wild animals

    The Tanzanian syndicates involved in this evil must be totally destroyed  Full Story
  • Blog Post

    No skirt has been invented to mask a bountiful African figure

    Taming women's dress often spills over to taming what they think  Full Story


  • How $2 started a $23,000 fashion business

    26 year old Levy fondly remembers his path to success

    Full Story
  • Making jewellery from e-waste

    A former Kenyan street boy earns a living making jewellery from e-waste

    Full Story
  • Putting out Mogadishu's fires

    Mohamed runs the city's first emergency response and fire services after the civil war

    Full Story


  • Western
  • Southern
  • Opinion
  • ARTS
  • Foreign investments may replace aid to Africa, but they have hidden costs

    With the bargaining power remaining with the investor, we will end up giving more away

    Full Story
  • Chinese get what the Americans don’t: Ask, don’t tell

    It's betst to fit into the local context than come with preconceived ideas

    Full Story
  • South Africa welcomes remains of iconic journalist

    Apartheid exiled Nat Nakasa but even in death he has returned home a hero

    Full Story
  • The fashion designer taking his Xhosa heritage global

    Why Laduma Ngxokolo will always remain true to his roots

    Full Story


Click to enlarge

Use these Afrobets to write your name, make a screensaver