Africare In the News

Africa is rising, and to help get your weekend started right, here are links to some of our favorite stories from Africa in the past month:

In Liberia, Ebola Outbreak is Declared Officially Over

The worst Ebola outbreak in history is officially over in one of Africa’s hardest hit countries. Read the news story above, and view the official World Health Organization statement here.

MasterCard Maintains Africa is its Fastest Growing Region

The volume of MasterCard transactions in Africa and the Middle East have surged 21 percent against a 15 percent increase internationally in the past three years.

Vast Underground Reservoir Could Supply Africa’s Driest Country for Centuries

Stunning photos and exciting potential in Namibia.

Egyptian Political Satirist Bassem Youssef to Host the Emmy Awards

Egyptian heart surgeon turned award-winning television show host Bassem Youssef will host the International Emmy Awards.

Dokagbare Leads Nigeria to Win World Relays Gold

The Nigerian quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Regina George, Dominique Duncan and Christy Udoh are the 4 x 200m World Relay champions.

Uganda Pairs 200 SMEs With Financial Lenders

The Uganda Investment Authority announced a two-day event to pair 200 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises with 70 Private Equity and Venture Capital firms.