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The next generation of billionaires from Africa will be farmers

Akinwumi Adesina, who is currently the President of AfDB (African Development Bank) previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development believes that farming will soon be producing more milliona...
 
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I quit my job to farm watermelons, now I’m making millions – Annie Nyaga

The following profile was first published in the Saturday Nation. After graduating from Egerton University in 2007 with a degree in biomedical science, Annie Nyaga expected to land a job soon after and scale the ladder in her c...
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10 Most Mineral-Rich Countries In Africa

When it comes to the stuff bling is made of, Africa is enormously bountiful. Its mineral deposits make it one of the richest natural-resource-laden places on Earth and everyone wants some. The following are the most minera...
 
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Manta Resort Africa’s first underwater hotel in Tanzania [Photos]

Welcome to Africa’s first heart-stopping underwater room, at the Manta Resort on Pemba Island, off the coast of Zanzibar in the beautiful African country of Tanzania. Definitely one of the most amazing hotels in the wor...
 
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First In Africa! Nigeria National Hospital live-tweets heart surgery [View Tweets]

A hospital in Nigeria has live-tweeted an operation to repair a hole in the heart of an eight-year-old girl. The National Hospital in the capital, Abuja, is the first in the country to live-tweetan operation, reports the BBC...

 
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Creative! Young Nigerian Students Developed A Device To Help The Visually Impaired Operate Their Phones And Other Gadgets

Humane is virtual sensory software platform that allows visually impaired users to perform tasks on their smartphones which they can’t perform normally. Humane was developed by Victor Shoaga, Ayodele Obasegun, Oyatope Blessin...
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Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote Launches Massive $600million Cement Plant In Ethiopia (Photos)

He launched cement Plant in Addis Ababa. Here is a closer look at ALHAJI ALIKO DANGOTE’s $600million cement plant in Ethiopia. Continue for more photos…

 
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Akon is bringing electricity to 600 million people in Africa

Despite being best known for making pop music, Akon‘s decided to give filling dancefloors a break in favour of bringing solar energy to people living in rural Africa. The singer has decided to seriously diversify and set ...
 
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UNFPA boosts Nigeria’s reproductive health programmes with $75 million

The United Nations Population Fund says it has earmarked $75 million to boost reproductive health services and data generation in Nigeria. The Executive Director of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, said this while fielding question...
 
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UK Firm In $16M Deal To Build 350 Houses In Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – The National Housing and Construction Company (NHCC) has signed a shareholder agreement with Henley Homes Plc to develop 350 housing units along the shores of Lake Victoria at Luzira near Kampala.  The Brit...