A new sound is taking over Africa. Coined ‘Afropiano’, it is a mix of West African Afrobeats and South African Amapiano. Amapiano, which ... means ‘the pianos’ in Zulu, is a style of house music that emerged from South Africa in 2012, and gained immense popularity in 2017.
Africa’s largest mobile network MTN is aiming to secure first-mover advantage in the continent’s corporate procurement market through its ... partnership with the Dooka business-to-business (B2B) commerce platform, MTN executives tell The Africa Report.
With just two weeks before the formal opening of Nigeria's presidential campaigns, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in disarray ... with the influential Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and his clique of governors, which is now threatening to undermine presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar.
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For the last six years, Nigeria has been facing violent secessionist agitations in its southeast region. However, the recent rise of Peter Obi, ... the Labour Party's Presidential candidate, seems to be resonating with people there. Could his candidacy help bring an end to the Biafran struggle?
News of Queen Elizabeth II's death elicited a wide range of responses and emotions across Africa, with political leaders of many stripes publicly ... mourning the passing of Britain's longest-serving monarch. Meanwhile, critics slammed her post-colonial legacy and much of the younger generation showed minimal interest.
Emmanuel Okeleji is a serial entrepreneur. “I remember being eight years old and sitting in on my dad’s board meetings,” Okeleji tells ... The Africa Report. “To this day, I’m not really sure why – maybe my dad thought it would be better than watching TV – but those meetings really left their mark on me. They spurred on my entrepreneurial spirit.”