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Nelly Gachanja

Nelly Gachanja
Nelly is a digital marketing professional responsible for managing Africa.com’s social media platforms. During her leisure time, Nelly loves cooking and working on her Kenyan food blog Talkingtonelly.com. She also enjoys catching up with current affairs, updating her African music collection, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with family.

DRC Is Ready To Join East African Community

The Democratic Republic of Congo has formally applied for admission to the six-member East African Community (EAC).The vast natural resource-rich central African country is...

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...
Tanzania Namibia

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...

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...
African Union

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...
Russia in Africa

Russia In Africa: Can It Offer An Alternative To The US And China?

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the...
Dumiso Dabengwa

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...
Ghana -Ethiopia Airlines

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...
Peter Mutharika

Mutharika Narrowly Re-elected Malawi President – Commission

BLANTYRE - President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected as the president of Malawi, according to the Malawi Electoral Commission.Mutharika, who heads the ruling...
cyril ramphosa

The Seven Things New Leaders Need To Do To Fix South Africa

South Africa’s new national government and nine new provincial executives have taken office following recent elections. They all have a huge job...
Madagascar elections

Madagascar Goes To Polls In Latest Battle Of Bitter Political Feud

Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his...
Africa artefacts

Repatriation: Why Western Museums Should Return African Artefacts

A large number of artefacts held in Western museums and libraries are known to have been appropriated over the ages through conquest...

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