Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • BloggingGhana logo in Ghana, Africa

BloggingGhana: Reversing the Decline of Locally Produced Content

BloggingGhana On Tuesday, 8 January 2013, BloggingGhana announced the launch of Blogcamp 2013, a one-day social media event. For the second time, bloggers and social media enthusiasts from across the country will come together in Accra at the Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in Information & Communication Technologies [...]

  • A series of a blog called-Dar Sketches-Tanzania

Blogs We Love: Dar Sketches

In this week’s Blogs We Love, we feature “Dar Sketches: street level dar – drawings and writings” The blog, Dar Sketches, was started by artist and illustrator Sarah Markes, and forms part of her larger “Street Level Project”. It features a collection of drawings of different locations across Tanzania’s largest [...]

  • Victoria Falls Zambezi River-Zambia
  • Ghana-Palm-Trees
  • Xugana Island Lodge-Botswana

Africa’s Top 10 Spots To Pop The Question

Whether you’re single or coupled, or going to pop the question this Valentine’s Day, here is a list of the most romantic spots on the continent. Our list includes the iconic Victoria Falls, Lake Malawi (pictured below), and the dunes of Namibia. So whether you are looking to pamper yourself [...]

  • Logos of Various universities

Insider Tips for Preparing your MBA Application

Welcome to Part IV of the African Leadership in Business‘ Guide for African MBA Applicants. If you missed the previous posts the first time around, Part I is an introduction to the series, Part II a breakdown of the GMAT, and Part III a Dean’s perspective on why talented business management [...]

  • the river city of Mopti

Crisis in Mali: Pieces of World Heritage Lost

The Guardian reported on Monday that Islamist rebels fleeing the north set fire to a library in Mali. Some of the manuscripts lost dated back to the 13th century. “Of course, human casualties are a tragedy,” a colleague said. But there is just something about irreplaceable ancient artifacts being destroyed [...]

  • The famous Cairo Sphinx in Egypt-Africa

Why Egypt Needs a Travel Revolution

Historically, thoughts of Egypt conjure up images of the Ancient World – from the Pharaohs and pyramids, to the north-flowing Nile. The allure is securely steeped in its rich culture and history. It’s the reason why, for decades, thousands have trekked to the North African country. It’s also why Lonely Planet included [...]

  • Egyptian Protests 2 years past-Africa

Why the Egyptian Protests Matter Two Years Later

January 25 marks the two year anniversary of the Egyptian Protests that eventually toppled former President Hosni Mubarak. To really wrap your head around the significance of that fact, consider the following: from 1953, the year Egypt gained independence from Great Britain, until 2011, there had been only 3 presidents: Gamal Abdel [...]

  • Nana Kyei beat boxing in Ghana, Africa.

Video of the Week: “Musical Prodigy”

Sometimes you come across a video online that leaves you stunned and questioning, “Can this be real?”. Today’s Video of the Week does just that. In the two minute video, the then 7-year-old Ghanaian boy named Nana Kyei (he should be a teenager by now as the video was first [...]

  • Tourism Djibouti Africa

Djibouti : Top 5 Opportunities for Investment

The map of Djibouti. As the flight from Dire Dawa, Ethiopia descends into Djibouti airspace, it is hard to ignore Djibouti’s strategic location and importance. Bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea and situated between Eritrea and Somalia, Djibouti is the route to the sea for [...]

  • South African Bloggers posing for a photo in Johannesburg South Africa, Africa.

Blogs We Love: I See a Different You

Allow us to introduce you to South African bloggers Justice Mukheli, Innocent Mukheli and Vuyo Mpantsha – and the way they see things, differently. Meadowlands, Johannesburg Born in Soweto, just outside Johannesburg, the three recall fond memories of their childhood. It was one where they use to “make [...]

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