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Mo Ibrahim: the Sudanese-born entrepreneur who created Celtel, the first pan-African mobile phone network

The mobile phone has revolutionised Africa. With the number of users in sub-Saharan Africa rising from 90 million to 475 million in the past seven yea(...)

Dr Yvonne Crotty,  Jerome Morrissey,  Bessie Nyirenda,  Prof  Brian McCraith,  Hensen Seidisa,   Solange Mukanurenzi and    Dr Margaret Farren were at the ceremony.

Dublin City University held a graduation ceremony yesterday more than 7,000km from home, as the first participants in its “future African leaders” pro(...)

US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by South African minister of international relations and co-operation Maite Mkoana-Mashabne after arriving at Waterkloof air force base in Pretoria yesterday. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama yesterday dampened expectations that he might visit a critically ill Nelson Mandela during his tour of South Africa, saying (...)

Paul O'Donoghue: Mozambique "full of options" for graduates

Wherever Waterford man Paul O’Donoghue has moved to in southern Africa, seismic events have never been far behind. The Mozambique-based entrepreneur’s(...)

People gather to leave messages of support for former South African president Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital  in Pretoria, South Africa. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Former South African president Nelson Mandela’s condition improved overnight and is now “stable” while still critical, the government said today.The s(...)

Laurent Xavier Balla, an openly gay rights activist with the Association for the Defence of Gays and Lesbians  in Douala, Cameroon, after he was attacked for the fourth time over his sexual orientation. Photograph:  Reinnier Kaze/AFP/Getty Images

Homophobia is reaching dangerously high levels across Africa, with attacks on homosexuals increasingly more visible and discrimination against them on(...)

Five South African soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash yesterday while they were on patrol for rhino poachers in the Kruger National Par(...)

HIV sufferer Felismina Pedro Wmbi Maholela and her 10-year-old daughter Madalena being treated at the busy Polana Canico clinic in Maputo, Mozambique. Photograph:  Sarah Stack/PA Wire

A grandmother with HIV has revealed how she is living a normal healthy life as a direct result of money from Irish taxpayers. Zadia (...)

COLM KEENA Turnover at mining and exploration company Kenmare Resources increase to $234 million in 2012, from $167 million the previous (...)

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