Corruption

11 Places Where They Stash Their Cash!

All Africa. 11 Places Where They Stash Their Cash! As ONE launched a new campaign to stop the Trillion Dollar Scandal that deprives people in developing countries of more than $1 billion each year, ONE's Andrew Marshall was digging into the web of secrecy that makes it all possible. Ever wondered where the profits from dodgy deals and crime end up? Here are eleven places that have been used to hide ill-gotten gains. more

Source: ONE.org

Business

The Ultimate Calender

All Africa. APO, the African Press Organization, released a calendar of non-working days in Africa. A great tool for all professionals with pan-African responsibility in scheduling their activities.  There were over 57 days of holidays in Africa during July 2014 mainly due to public … more

Source: APO

Statistics

Understanding Africa Better

50 unknown facts that make you understand Africa better. The Africa Development Indicators (ADI) provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa. It contains macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries.  The ADI is designed to provide … more

Source: The Worldbank

Education

Top 100 Universities In Africa

All Africa. RANKING of Africa’s top higher education institutions. Provided by 4icu, the world's most important search engine in the field of education. more

Source: African Economist

Education

Check It Out: What Is A Virtual University?

Uganda.  The Virtual University of Uganda is fully licenced by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education. As the first online university in the region, we are proud to be part of the technological revolution in tertiary education. We aim to … more

Source: Virtual University Of Uganda

Beauty

Crazy About Hair

Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa. A new market research by Euromonitor International has revealed that in 2013, women in Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon alone spent a whopping $1.1 billion on their hair, Reuters reports. It also includes purchases on shampoos, relaxers and hair lotions.  L’Oréal … more

Source: Reuters

News

Back On Track

SORRY. Dear readers and friends of TheNewAfrica. Due to a theft of our editor-in-chief’s laptop (and passport and papers, and cards and cash) at Berlin airport, we were not able to post new stories for several days. Now she’s got … more