Category: Tanzania

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In some regions of Africa, albinos are badly considered, victim of any kind discrimination and violence. In Tanzania, they are attacked, kidnapped and killed for rites. In Ivory Coast, albinos declare to be still stigmatized in spite of a "slight improvement" since a few years. In front of this sad situation, campaigns are multiplied o ...
The third edition of the Africa-China Young Leaders Forum came to an end on Sunday, 29th March 2015 in Arusha (Tanzania). Co-organized by the Chama Cha Mapinduzi party (CCM, party in power in Tanzania) and the Communist Party of China (CPC), the meeting was placed under the theme "Friendship, cooperation and development". All in all, 400 young ...
The initiative is much praiseworthy and will allow lighting up the face of people of several places of Tanzania. It is about an electrification project of far distant zones thanks to the solar energy produced outside the national distribution network. For the experimental phase, about ten villages are selected and they are situated in the di ...
Seven African countries can henceforth benefit from Visa services via their mobile phones. This innovation is the fruit of the collaboration between Visa and Airtel. The countries concerned by this new service are Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania. Any holder of a Mobile Money account at Bharti Airtel can hence ...
The African Union (AU) and China concluded a draft agreement in order to cooperate on large infrastructure networks and the industrialization process in Africa.The chairwoman of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and the special representative and Vice Minister for the Foreign Affairs of China, Zhang Ming, signed this agreement concerning t ...
The cream of the African music is mobilized in order to make special the edition 2015 of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015) that will start on 17th January in Equatorial Guinea. Molar from Ivory Coast, Wizboy from Nigeria, Singuila from Congo, Fally Ipupa from DRC, Eddy from Uganda, Mani Bella from Cameroon and Arielle T. from Gabon will i ...
"In Africa, the number of customers in the mobile telephony doubled these recent five years and will reach 69.3 % at the end of 2014. The next challenge to face is to give everybody the access to Internet. According to the estimations of the ITU, about 40 % of the world population and 33 % of the population in developing countries will be conne ...
  "The African Woman of the year" is one of the most prestigious categories of the first edition of Africa Top Success Awards. It includes the most influential African feminine personalities who enjoy a great successful experience in their respective domains (economic, cultural and sports). As for all other categories, the prize of the Afri ...
Africa Top Success launches the first edition of Africa Top Success Awards. The event distinguishes the personalities whose achievements during the year 2014 participated in the development of Africa and in the improvement of its image on the international level. For this first edition of Africa Top Success Awards, the nominated listed by th ...
She belongs to the list of 20 young African leaders revealed by Forbes magazine in 2011 and in 2014, she appears among the 50 influential Africans in the world according to the Pan-African magazine, Jeune Afrique. Her name is Elsie Kanza the former adviser of the Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete for economic questions; she joined the world ...
The official hymn of the World cup of FIFA, Brazil 2014, entitled "Dar um Jeito" (We shall find a way), will be interpreted during the closing ceremony in Rio by the Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean as well as the Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana, the Brazilian singer Alexandre Pires and the Swedish DJ Avicii. It was what indicated a joint communi ...
As Africa Top Success announced it earlier, voices are raised for the release of school girls taken hostage by Boko Haram group. After Barack Obama and Magic System group of Ivory Coast, it is now the turn of the Beninese star Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama, the first lady of ths USA. "Bring back our girls", is the sentence used on the ...
She continues making buzz on the Web with her most tantalizing pictures. It is about the Kenyan Corazon Kwamboka who has the most beautiful and biggest hips of Africa. Corazon Kwamboka is at present the idol in the country, very talented for the most daring and suggestive pictures. Certified in law at the University of Nairobi (Kenya), pe ...
They are near two million subscribers of mobile phone operator Tigo who, henceforth, take advantage and free of charge in Tanzania, of the social network Facebook on their mobiles, in English and in kiswahili, the local language. "Our customers can now follow news from about 1,2 billion people in the world, in local language", indicated Dieg ...
In November 2014, the Senegalese former president Abdou Diouf will leave the head of the International Organization of Francophony (OIF), the institution he has been managing since 2002. Candidates for the succession of the Senegalese are being revealed. After the Mauritian Jean Claude de L' Estrac, two other African personalities not the slig ...
Africa is satisfactorily represented in the ranking 2014 of the most influential personalities of the world by time magazine. Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former Chief Executive Officer of World Bank (in 2007) is at the top of Africans. The Ugandan sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh and South African Thuli Madonsela are other ...
Many of African people use mobile technology as support today to reach text. It was what raised a study of UNESCO published on Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 on the occasion of world Day of book and copyright. The report entitled "Read in mobile era", is the first study published on mobile readers in developing countries mainly in sub-Saharan Af ...
The Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete succeeded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, and Ghanian former president John Kuffor by winning African leader prize 2013 "having impact the most". A prize awarded last week by "African Leadership" magazine. It was Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and international Cooperation, Bernard Membe, wh ...
Lupita Nyong’o could not expect better. 2014 is year of glory of the young Kenyan actress. She was just elected the world most beautiful woman by People magazine. This new distinction is added to Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan, requested for the casting of the seventh section of «Star Wars», was ...
MTV Base, the initiator of the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) published on 16th April the list of artists nominated for the edition 2014 of the event. The appointment of numerous famous names of Nigerian music such as Davido, Chimamanda Adichie, 2Face, PSquare, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Olamide or  Flavour proved the domination of Nigerian ...
In 2007, when launching M-Pesa, money transfer system by mobile phone, Kenya could not imagine the success this revolutionary initiative was going to get. 7 years later the introduction of M-Pesa (mobile-money) in the daily life Kenyans, the result is more than satisfying. More than the half of the population subscribed to the new system of pay ...
It is with great pleasure to see celebrities committed to noble causes in particular in favour of the Black continent. The American singer of Senegalese origin,  Akon has for ambition to put solar energy in one million households in Africa by the end of the year, through the project "Akon Lighting Africa", launched in middle April. Brought u ...
Maître Gims just launched his own production label, "Monstre Marin Coporation" (Sea monster) of which the very first single "to begin". A structure through which the former member of Sexion D'Assaut's intends to produce artists. In a recent interview, the latter declared that he was going to have a break this year because there was too much ...
The French rapper of Congolese origin Youssoupha got actively involved in emergence African talents. The singer is the sponsor and member of Jury of the third edition of StarAfrica Sounds, the competition which promotes talents on the continent. In a video published by the site of the competition, the artist called young African artists to seiz ...
On 2nd June 2014, Ivory Coast artist Tiken Jah Fakoly will proceed to official launch of "Dernier appel" (The last call), his new album. The reggae icon remained faithful to his principles. He one more time reaffirmed his commitment by Africains sides.  Contrary to "African revolution" the previous album of the artist accessible to all (golden ...
They chose Internet to promote their music (Rap) and they did not regret it. The Congoleses Fajjakir, Büshi and Nick NiZa of 242 Industry group based in Dakar (Senegal) did not wait for the support of a showbiz tycoon before getting known. Thanks to social networks, the group made reputation both in Senegal and in their native Congo. Author ...
The Kenyan pilot Irene Koki Mutungi has not to envy her colleagues men. Chief pilot, she is the first African woman captain in air transport history. Daughter of a father pilot, Kiko has fed since her childhood the ambition to succeed to her father. She is a captain today and flying on a Boeing 787 for the airline company Kenya Airways. The ...
The Government of Republic of Niger in partnership with International Organization of Francophony (OIF) and the other partners of development, is organizing from the next 10th  to 13th June in Niamey, the second edition of the French-speaking international Forum: "youth and green jobs" (FIJEV). The registrations to participate in the forum bega ...
In August 2015, the Senegalese Lamine Diack (80 years old) will leave the head of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). After 15 years of management of the world institution of athletics, Diack can be proud of his results. In his native country, he is considered as a model for African continent. During the last meeting of t ...
Luol Deng did not win the title he wished at the beginning of the season when he was still a player of the Bulls - a ring NBA-. But, the British winger of Sudanese origin, who will not compete for play-offs, will neither have bad memory of his passage within Cleveland Cavaliers. For his implication in the community, Deng received last Tuesday J ...
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