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Niger: Transforming a poultry farm into a training centre


Agribusiness TV, in partnership with VITA and Afronline, publishes a series of portraits of five agro entrepreneurs based in Africa. Adamou Kimba Aboubacar, 37 years, is an agricultural engineer from Niger. In 2012, he started the farm “SAHELBIO”, that he is transforming gradually into a training centre.


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VITA and Agribusiness TV to promote young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa

Brussels, Ouagadougou – The Italian editorial group VITA (Afronline’s publisher), and Agribusiness TV announce the signature of a partnership to promote the talent of young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa. This agreement has been signed in the framework of an editorial project of VITA, co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), which links about 30 private African media with VITA and Afronline on themes related to peace and security, inter-religious migrations and dialogue.

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Agribusiness TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming


Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – With the logo of his internet TV station on his black T-shirt, Inoussa Maiga energetically plucks corn stalks in northern Burkina Faso for a programme on farming in Africa. Maiga, 30, launched Agribusiness TV in May in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou, determined to change poor opinions about agricultural work held by African youth and to help develop the continent.


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Entrepreneurship, Job Creation Take Centre Stage at NEPAD Meet

Yaounde (Cameroon) – The two-day Second Africa Rural Development Forum concluded Friday with renewed calls to economically empower young people, many of whom are leaving the resource-rich continent and migrating to places like Europe under very risky circumstances. continue reading »

Africa – When the broom triumphs over the gun

Brussels – Y’en a marre, Balai citoyen, Filimbi and Inyina are just a few of the youth protest movements that are emerging in Africa. Their pacifist anger is symbolic of a generational rupture with a leadership that does not want to cede power. Afronline met the leaders of these movements at the Université Libre de Bruxelles during the Africa Week organised by the S&D Group, the group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.

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Burkina Faso: Uncovering the lies and drugs being fed to vulnerable teenagers

Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – A journey into the heart of the drug problem in the schools in Ouagadougou, where drug dealers not only target students, but are students themselves. Published in Le Pays, a media partner of Afronline, this investigative piece sheds light on the growing problem of drug use and addiction amongst the teenagers of Burkina Faso.

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