On Friday 14 June, Carina Bruwer, contemporary flute player from South Africa and founding member of the award-winning instrumental group Sterling EQ, will attempt to swim 21km from Alicante to Tabarca Island in Spain, in support of Muzukidz, an organisation through which children poor township families around...
Over the decades, travel and tourism have grown to become one of the world’s largest economic sectors, generating about 10% of world GDP. Tourists became a prominent source of revenue for many people. Furthermore, travelling became so popular that some places in the world, like Venice or Dubrovnik,...
Created in 2015 and located in Tunisia near the capital Tunis, Samari Consulting is a headhunting and coaching firm operating across the whole African market. In addition to bespoke headhunting / executive search services for its clients across all sectors and industries, their team provides Soft...
We have seen pockets of progress over the years with rising numbers of property listing companies and tech landlord-house-seekers intermediaries, but housing deficit continues to prevail in Nigeria.Rising population, rapid urban migration and uncoordinated policy direction of the government are some of the...

3 Reasons You Aren’t Doing What You Say You Will Do

Amanda explores how to move beyond mindset-driven defensive failure and into productive failure to succeed at the problems you struggle with the most. Amanda Crowell is a cognitive psychologist, university professor at the Hunter College School of Education, speaker and coach. Dr. Crowell works with teachers, therapists,...

10 Most Popular African Music Singles

AKA - Baddesthttps://youtu.be/T-zA-42lPu0Kiernan Forbes, better known as AKA, is a South African hip-hop artist who burst onto the music scene in 2002.He was part of a rap group called Entity, which produced...

June 12 Is Now Democracy Day in Nigeria-Why It Matters

Democracy Day in Nigeria is being celebrated on the 12th of June this year. This is the first time the day has been marked on this date. And the change carries heavy symbolism for a country that’s known more years of being ruled by military men than...

Tanzania President Magufuli Takes Kiswahili To Namibia

President John Magufuli has assured his Namibian counterpart Dr Hage Geingob that Tanzania was ready to offer teachers and Kiswahili books to the southern African country.According to a statement released by the Directorate of Presidential Communications, President Magufuli said the books would be used for teaching Kiswahili in Namibia.Dr...

South Africa Signs Oil Search Deal With South Sudan

The South African government signed an oil production agreement with South Sudan, signalling intent to pump money into Juba’s nascent petroleum industry that has almost stalled over conflict.The deal known as the Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) will see Pretoria’s state-owned Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) granted permission to...

10 Best Travel Destinations in Africa

Africa is one of the best travel destinations in the world. Here, you can enjoy crystal blue beaches, majestic wildlife, and a wealth of culture and history. This article will look at ten countries to visit across the continent.Tourism in Africa increased...

Aid Money: International NGOs VS Home Grown Solutions?

Globally, only an estimated 2 per cent of all international aid money goes to local organisations, despite evidence that home-grown solutions can be better placed, more equitable and at times even more efficient than top-down development. CNBC Africa sat down with three players from the non-profit sector,...

How Youth Mentorship Can Help Shape Our Country

Mentoring creates positive impacts in the lives of youths, improving marks along with their chances of staying in school.In 2010, youth in South Africa, people aged 15-34, constituted 37% of the population, numbering 19.1 million individuals. Young people in today’s world grapple with socio-economic...

African Union Renews Huawei Alliance After Allegations of Spying

WASHINGTON —  The accusations were explosive: For five years, the Chinese government had spied on communications at the African Union. Every night, data streamed from computers at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to unknown locations controlled by China, anonymous sources at the AU told reporters with the Financial...

Russia In Africa: Can It Offer An Alternative To The US...

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century. In 1869, for instance, the Russians gave Ethiopia military support to threaten the position of the British in their quest to control the...

A Tribute To Zimbabwean Liberation Hero Dumiso Dabengwa

A fitting way to pay tribute to Zimbabwean liberation war hero Dumiso “DD” Dabengwa, who has died aged 79, is to depict a snapshot history of the late 1970s and the 1980s that shows the stresses of his job during and just after Zimbabwe’s war of liberation.As...

Ghana And Ethiopian Airlines To Create National Ghana Airlines

Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement to set up a new national carrier in Accra, Ghana. Ethiopian and the Ghanaian government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last December.The proposed airline will be a home based airline that...

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