George C Kimble stated that, ‘The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it’.
Through her work, Nigerian photographer Etinosa Osayimwen hopes to create impact and contribute to a slightly better world. Get carried away by some of her breathtaking pictures.
‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ is what famous musicians brotherly sang, referring to the many hungry Africans, living their hopeless lives on the ‘dark continent’.
Men and women in various communities of North West Cameroon, come together in what they call ‘Njangi groups’.
In an investigative report, shared with The Bright Continent earlier this week, investigators thoroughly describe how the continuous atrocities and suffering in South Sudan, are rather beneficial for an army general who illustrates the corrupted and bad (political) leadership in world’s youngest country.
Earlier this month, The Bright Continent spoke with Dutch Minister Lilianne Ploumen about the combination of trade and aid in one Ministry, the pros and cons of development cooperation, and youth unemployment in Africa.
A short documentary by Stefan Hunt, which beautifully exposes our misconception about ‘poverty’ among traditional African tribes, like the San in Southern Africa.
The British-Sudanese billionaire and entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim, annually awards an African statesman for excellent leadership and good governance. Unfortunately, the prize has not been awarded since 2014 due to a lack of excelling candidates.
The government’s lack of long-term insights, will irreversibly rebound on the sustainable development of Nigeria.
Youth involvement is an indispensable aspect of developing societies, but unfortunately, often neglected by senior policymakers.
On the eve of World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced it will intensify its efforts to prevent malaria.
An inspiring afternoon during which the passion and ambition of a diverse group of entrepreneurs, coaches and speakers, was nearly tangible.
An interview with former correspondent and founder of ‘Constructive Journalism, Cathrine Gyldensted
This month, the Swedish tropical doctor and professor International Public Health, Hans Rosling passed away.
‘I am because we are and, since we are, therefore I am’
A column I wrote several months ago, during the siege of Aleppo, Syria.
After several exicting and nerve-wracking weeks in western Africa, former president Yahya Jammeh, from the Gambia, eventually decided to withdraw from office.
After eight years, Barack Obama has left the Oval Office and the global political arena.
Supported by this photo, Bram Vermeulen – a Dutch correspondent and documentary filmmaker – illustrated what is, according to him, the general misunderstanding between the European Union (EU) and African countries.
We only speak of a crisis when refugees and migrants wash up the shores of ‘Fort Europe.’
In 2012, The Piano Guys rewrote Coldplay’s song called ‘Paradise.’
Poverty, violence, famines and war. Just a few words often mentioned in one breath with Africa.