Kenya’s LGBT Community

Things Are About To Change For Kenya’s LGBT Community

There is a quiet air of excitement at the offices of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), as the countdown draws closer to Friday when a much-awaited ruling by Kenya's High...
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Nigeria Election 2019: Does Anyone Benefit From Poll Delay?

Saturday, 23 February is the new date for Nigeria's presidential election. The initial election date was postponed in a dramatic overnight press conference just five hours before the polls were to open last Saturday. Nigerians...

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Daraba: Healthy Stew From Chad

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Simple, healthy, and inexpensive, daraba is a Chadian stew made with chopped okra, mixed vegetables, tomatoes, stock cubes, and smooth peanut butter, giving the dish a unique flavor. It is usually...
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Listen To Holla By J-Wats

Born Jude Watsaba, I’m a Ugandan singer and rapper that describes his style as "The translation", hence fusing the local language (Luganda) with English together. 2017 which was my mini breakthrough year on the Uganda...
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New Measures To Bring Order To Strikes

By Johan Olivier & Lizle Louw, Partners at Webber Wentzel & specialists in employment law A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action came into effect on 1 January 2019. It...

Mozambique: Land And Property Rights

Mozambique is a large, sparsely populated country in southern Africa with a population of nearly 28 million (2017), about 70% of whom live and work in rural areas. Growth has been driven by capital-intensive...

Competition Among Africa’s Aviation Heats Up

Competition among players in Africa’s aviation is getting tougher as demonstrated by a reported plan by four African airlines to launch the first African Civil Aviation Alliance before March this year which allegedly aims...

Thinking Of Visiting Mauritius?

Thinking of Visiting Mauritius? Mauritius is a unique island located some 2,000 km off the southeast coast of Africa, and it is as the ranked 169th largest nation in the world. The Republic of...

Castle of Good Hope, A Perfect Family Excursion

Castles are amazing places to explore as a family. Younger kids can enjoy playing the chivalrous knight or the warrior queen, older children can soak up the fascinating history, and parents can marvel at...

Breaking: INEC Postpones Nigeria’s General Election To February 23rd

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing...

What To Expect As 84 Million Nigerians Go To The Polls

Nigerians go to the polls on February 16 in the first of two sets of elections to choose the president, national assembly and state legislators. Olayinka Ajala sets the scene for Africa’s largest democratic undertaking and highlights the main logistical and political challenges that come with it.

Nigeria Has a History of Dodgy Elections: Will It Be Different...

Nigeria is preparing for its general election. But will it be credible? Nigerian voters are well aware that the elections will not be won solely by votes or popular consensus. There are several other...

Obasanjo: I Will Cast My Vote, I Have Not Fled Nigeria

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has dismissed rumours that he has fled the country in order not to participate in casting his vote during Tomorrow’s...
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Top 10 Most Important Presidential Elections in Africa This Year

Millions of Africans will go to the polls this year with the hope of using the ballot to deepen the quality of democratic governance. From the continent’s north to the south, at least 20 nations will hold presidential elections in 2019.
Africa’s booming e-commerce sector

WATCH: How Africa’s Booming E-commerce Sector Supports Business Growth

Africa’s booming e-commerce sector can not only jump-start small businesses but also help large companies enter a market full of energized consumers. Africa has one...

Nigeria: Young Voters, Old Candidates

On February 16 Nigerians choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa's largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for president nine times between them.
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Campaigning Passion And Fashion In Nigeria

Elections in Nigeria come with style - special cloth is commissioned and tailors are busy as traditional attire takes on a political edge.
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New Innovation To Help African Farmers Access USD 1 Trillion Agribusiness

Against the background of an increasing and youthful African population where food demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent in the next few years, AGCO today unveiled an innovative solution for rural...

The Power Of Media Platforms Across Africa

Online platforms have become an important site for political and social engagement. On the one hand they have been praised for their progressive characteristics. This is because they offer great organising potential, enhance political...

WATCH: The Potential To Drive Prosperity Growth In Africa

If we get infrastructure right, if we get energy right, and if we create a lot of jobs for Africa’s youthful population, I think we’ll have a new dynamism, a new growth process. Not just in GDP, because people don’t eat GDP. But one that’s actually impacting the lives of people and can lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.

10 Reasons To Come To Investec Cape Town Art Fair In...

More than 100 galleries and exhibitors from around Africa and the world will be taking part in the upcoming Investec Cape Town Art Fair, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 15...

3 Questions To Ask Yourself About Everything You Do

How you respond after setbacks is what defines your character. Stacey Abrams was the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor --...

WOW Report: Africa Beckons

By Andrew McGregor, MD of Who Owns WhomSouth African-based companies have just under 5500 subsidiaries on the rest of the African continent, according to the Who Owns Whom (WOW) ownership file of 32,000 African companies....

Fifa Want Match-Fixing Probe Into Kenyan 2010 World Cup Tie

Fifa wants a full investigation into allegations that several Kenya internationals were fixed, including a 2010 World Cup qualifier.The move by football's world governing body follows a preliminary investigation into the roles of former...

South African Mining: A Path to Competitiveness and Growth

The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa’s economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion...

The Brexit Effect – Travel And Tourism

By Danny BryerThe wise businessperson will be considering the broader effects of Brexit, not just on the economy in the United Kingdom, but on a global level, where the UK’s influence is felt. This...

Namibia: Land And Property Rights

Namibia was a German colony from 1884 to 1914. In the decades that followed to independence in 1990, it was administered by South Africa, which imposed its oppressive system of apartheid on the population....

AfDB Report: Africa’s 2019 Economic Outlook

The annual report highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a whole and for each of the 54 countries. Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated 3.5 percent in 2018, about the same as in 2017 and up 1.4 percentage points from the 2.1 percent in 2016. 

Report: Nairobi’s Economic Outlook

The recently released Nairobi City Report presents a promising year ahead. Nairobi is not only the capital city of Kenya, it is the centre for economic activity in East Africa. The city plays a key role...

Teranga Takes A Fast-Casual Approach To Pan-African Cuisine

Ever since the phrase “the Chipotle of” went from convenient prefix to industry category, the fast-casual model has been applied to cuisines from Lebanese to Vietnamese. But this irresistibly scalable model has only just...

Queenah Drops New Single “Bow Down”

Queenah is starting the year off with a bang with her bold new single “bow down”, a banger that is is about to make the music industry pay close attention to the female rapper.Renowned...

Top 5 Marketing Influentials In Africa

Allover the continent of Africa and beyond, African entrepreneurs are doing amazing things.  Build great companies, and helping other companies become great.Unfortunately, not many of them are known, let allow celebrated.So, today, I...

Skills Are The Currency Of The 21st Century

The academy’s major plan this year is to set up an ‘Africa Youth Skills & Data Badge’ across the continent where young people will be required to undergo a particular training to get certificationThe...

Nairobi Named Leading Dynamic City In JLL’s City Momentum Index

The Index reveals where in the world to find highest levels of socio-economic and commercial real estate dynamismNairobi, Kenya was named a top city for JLL’s City Momentum Index, making it the only...

African Confederation Cup: Gor Mahia Stun Zamalek With 4-2 Win

enya's Gor Mahia opened the African Confederation Cup group phase on Sunday with a shock 4-2 victory over Egyptian giants Zamalek in Nairobi.A brace from Rwanda's Jacques Tuyisenge helped the hosts secure a memorable...