The last hope for the elephants: Can a Chinese law help stop the slaughter in Africa?

The last hope for the elephants: Can a Chinese law help stop the slaughter in Africa?

Despite a new blanket ban on the ivory trade in China, the closest major city to Mozambique’s largest nature reserve remains a smuggling hotspot for criminal gangs. In shabby three-star resorts and half-empty Chinese trading offices, illicit deals are discussed freely, especially the illegal trade in ivory. Posing undercover as ivory middlemen, an investigator is […]

South Africa v England: Billy Vunipola breaks arm in second Test

South Africa v England: Billy Vunipola breaks arm in second Test

Vunipola was substituted before half-time during England’s second Test with South Africa England number eight Billy Vunipola refractured his arm during England’s defeat by South Africa on Saturday. The 25-year-old only returned to action in April after four months out with a broken right arm. Vunipola was forced off with the injury before half-time in […]

Financial Equality for Africa’s Women Farmers by Shiro Wachira

Financial Equality for Africa’s Women Farmers by Shiro Wachira

Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the world’s most gender-unequal regions, a place where perceptions, attitudes, and traditional roles conspire to limit women’s access to healthcare, education, and economic resources. To overcome these obstacles, women need greater access to financial services and farm-related credit. NAIROBI – Around the world, social movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp are […]

Why Africa Is Fertile Ground for Bitcoin Adoption

Why Africa Is Fertile Ground for Bitcoin Adoption

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Despite fears and skepticism over usage of virtual currencies for crime, tax evasion and money laundering, more African countries and individual investors are increasingly embracing cryptocurrencies to escape challenges to do with fiat money and to mop up extra […]

Ugandan wins Africa prize for developing bloodless malaria test

Ugandan wins Africa prize for developing bloodless malaria test

A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize, and the youngest winner to date. Gitta and his team developed Matibabu, a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Improved malaria detection Matibabu, which means ‘medical centre’ in […]

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Private Honeymoon in Africa

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Private Honeymoon in Africa

After a very public wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle managed to pull off one very private honeymoon. Close to a month after the couple said “I Do” at St. George’s Chapel, E! News is learning more about how the newlyweds celebrated without any cameras around. Reports that the couple were in Canada and Ireland […]

South Africa Confronts Confounding Question: Who Gets the Land?

South Africa Confronts Confounding Question: Who Gets the Land?

HILTON, South Africa—After the morning mist lifted from the rolling hills behind his bare-bones house, Bhekindlela Mwelase gazed out at the contested land he has lived and worked on his entire life. The pastures that once fed his goats and cattle are part of the 4,000-acre estate of Hilton College, an exclusive boys’ boarding school […]

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