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New Awesome Innovation: A Self-Driving Tractor For Farmers [See Photos]

An autonomous robot tractor developed by CNH Industrial that can be programmed using a tablet computer. The tractor that can plant seeds, harvest crops among other things, has no cabin for a driver. It uses cameras, radar, and GPS, which allows farmers to remotely control and monitor the machine with an app on a tablet […]

Just for laughs!

One of our facebook followers sent in this illustration and we decide to share. There are so many words in this image and this illustrates one of our beloved African president and his dear nation. Who can analyse and decode the message in it? Share your comments below

New British Prime Minister, Theresa May meets President Obama and other world leaders for the first time (photos)

British Prime Minister Theresa May today met with President Barack Obama and other world leaders after making her first appearance at a major international summit, the G2 Summit at the Chinese city of Hangzhou. More photos after the cut…

Uganda Qualified For Africa Cup Of Nations For The First Time Since 1978 After Dfeating Comoros

Uganda have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1978 after beating Comoros on Sunday. Their 1-0 victory secured their place at next year’s finals in Gabon as one of the two best group runners-up. Group D rivals Burkina Faso also qualified with a late winner over Botswana to ensure […]

Watch the amazing Nigerian football legend, Kanu Nwankwo score hat trick in Arsenal Legends win over Milan Legends

Two time African footballer of the year  Kanu Nwankwo today in London scored a hat trick as Arsenal legends defeated Milan legends 4-2. Kanu who had Arsenal legends like Kolo Toure and David Seaman as teammates was coached by Arsene Wenger while Milan Glorie that had Milan legends like Paolo Maldini, Christian Vieri and Marcel […]

This is too funny! Twitter war between Nigerians and Kenyans gets really brutal #KenyaVsNigeria

The twitter war started after facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria and kenya in his recent African tour. Both countries went online to make funny comparism, but it ended in an hilarious tweet battle with hashtag #KenyaVsNigeria. Mind you, Africa Updates is not taking sides in this tweet battle, because “we are for everybody, we […]

Mother Teresa has been declared a saint by Pope Francis (photos)

19 years after she died at age 87 in 1997, Mother Teresa has been declared a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony witnessed by hundreds of thousands of people at St Peter’s Square. The Mass and canonisation took place this morning Sunday September 4th. Mother Teresa was revered for her work with the poor […]

The Future Of Africa Rests With The Youth

The “Africa rising” narrative is facing headwinds that call its authenticity into question. On most nights, 240 million people go to bed hungry while malnutrition kills more than 50% of Africa’s children, most of whom die before the age of five. Africa is a young continent with a rapidly growing population, yet the vast majority […]

South Africa Airways To Help Ghana Revive Collapsed National Airline By October

Since the collapse of Ghana’s national airline, Ghana International Airlines, in 2010, the government is looking forward to reviving the sector with a new airline by October. The country’s Ministry of Transport announced in the past its interest in partnerships to start a new national airline, and one of the airlines in talks with the […]

Nigerian Medical Student Graduates With Record Breaking 12 Out Of 15 Awards Obtainable in Kwame Nkrumah University In Ghana

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, School of Medical Sciences graduation witnessed a historic moment since its inception with a record set by Nigerian Fathia Ayodele Kareem, 25, who won 12 out of 15 awards to students who distinguished themselves during their period of study. Kareem, an alumnus of the Wesley Girls High […]