By Kennedy Otieno OchiengAfrica, the infamous house for subsistence and middle size farming, is experiencing a challenge that modern solutions seem to ignore. The lack of affordable fertilizer for small and middle size farmers denies them economic gains from their farms especially after...
South Africa is getting ready for what is being called the most important election since the birth of democracy 25 years ago.South Africa's political landscape is currently undergoing uncomfortable growing pains, demonstrated by factional infighting amongst all leading parties and a general loss...
A remarkable oval shaped blue diamond weighing over 20 carats, has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) in Gaborone, Botswana - the biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana.The Botswana sourced, natural diamond’s striking colour has been graded...
“Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East.

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Nigerian Journalists On Press Freedom Under Buhari

When Nigeria’s incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari won re-election this year, he campaigned (as he did in 2015) on an image of good governance and anti-corruption.

Top 5 Experiences To Try While In Africa

Africa offers the ultimate holiday experience or experiences, depending on how long you intend to stay. Either way, the continent delivers something that stays with you for all time, giving you a new perspective on the world as you know it. The question is, how do you...

Telling The African Story

Komla Dumor is one of the most recognised faces voices at the British Broadcasting Corporation. After a successful career in journalism in this native Ghana where he was named journalist of the year in 2003 for his investigations into public sector corruption, this former medical student joined...

Women And Rivalry Are Like Two Peas In A Pot –...

When I hear of the recent concern and outburst about the extent of disconnect among  women most especially the rate at which women feel the urge to tear down another, I feel the need to explain that this is not a problem that just surfaced in recent...

Tanzanian Pharmacist Inspired A Wave Of Online Health Promotion Programs

Dr. Sajjad Fazel, a Tanzanian clinical pharmacist and public health advocate inspired health care professionals in East Africa to utilize social media for promoting healthy life styles and engaging with patients. Today, more than three years after he began AfyaYako – Tanzania’s first online health promotion program,...

Finding X; The Pursuit Of Lyrics

The Nigerian music industry has hit a wedge.Touting a steadily growing industry that has stunned global audiences everywhere and shut down high-profile music venues, it has finally come full circle.Not in churning out hurriedly-recorded hit songs every other week...

The Future Of E-commerce In Africa: A Mere Illusion?

The potential for a remarkable and long lasting e-commerce growth is within Africa’s grasps. Now, it is the responsibility of everyone involved in this market to do everything in their power, so that African countries can truly enjoy and benefit from e-commerce.

Seven Reasons To Visit Kwazulu-Natal

From sea to sky, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) shines like no other South African province – its 600km-long, beach-lined coast is an unparalleled playground for visitors and locals alike, as are the towering peaks and passes of the mighty Drakensberg mountain range. Between the two is an enthralling landscape...

Drive To Increase Food Security In East Africa Through Farmer Training

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) recently advanced on its East Africa Growth Accelerator (EAGA) initiative in Kenya.   Elanco’s Dr. Dmytro Radko, a trained veterinarian and poultry technical consultant from Germany, engaged with local poultry farmers on issues of animal health as...

Thandiswa Mazwai Presents: Fetish

NEWTOWN MUSIC FACTORY, 10 HENRY NXUMALO STREET, JOHANNESBURG       Get free, as Thandiswa Mazwai presents Fetish, at Newtown Music Factory on Friday the 26th of April. She will be joined throughout the night on stage by her famed rockstar friends, the BLK JKS. In...

How To Have A Good Conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have great conversations – and most of us don’t converse very well. A great conversation requires a balance between talking and listening. This balance is important because bad communication...

Belgium Apologizes To Congo,Burundi and Rwanda For Colonization and Kidnapping of...

It’s no secret that colonization has introduced unspeakable horrors to communities of color throughout the world. And while an apology could never remedy those atrocities, it can serve as the impetus for long overdue healing and accountability. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel began...