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Forest Conservation

Women at the Forefront of Forest Conservation

In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get their energy supplies from the forests, leading to deforestation and land degradation.The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) 2016 review on forest policies...

10 Most Popular African Coffee Brands

African coffee culture has recently been brewing up a storm. A heightened growth in strong, domestic consumer markets have been seen, as well as an increase in café culture within Africa’s urban areas.  With...
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Five Things to Know About Zimbabwe’s Independence

Zimbabwe observes independence on 18 April. The Southern Africa nation gained independence from Britain in 1980, following an intense war of liberation.As the country celebrates this significant...

Rwanda – 23 Years Later

April 1994 bears the memory of the regrettable genocide witnessed by the global community, from the small African country of Rwanda. The genocide saw the deaths of approximately 800,000 people in 100 days, according to...
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10 Ways to Say “I Love You”, In Nigeria

special person can be hard. Not to worry, because we’re here to help. If you’re looking for something spontaneous and romantic to do in Nigeria, check out the following ideas.Spend some time at Gurara WaterfallsThere’s...

What’s Trending: #BidoungChallenge

The latest viral craze to hit African social media is the #BidoungChallenge. Sparked by Cameroon’s Minister of Sports and Physical Education Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt graciously bowing to President Paul Biya and his wife during a...
Kenya Flag

Kenya Independence: Ten Interesting Facts About the East African Country

On 12 December 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of oppression and unjust rule. As the British Union Jack was replaced by the black, red, and green flag, a new...
World Economic Forum

WEF Africa 2016 Highlights: Africa Rising; The Fourth Industrial Revolution; and Social Entrepreneurship

The 26th World Economic Forum on Africa took on the feel of the country in which it was hosted: Rwanda. In this way, there were three over arching themes that were explored ‎throughout the...
Polio in Nigeria

McKinsey: The Strong Fight Against Polio In Nigeria

Nigeria recently celebrated a full year and a half without a new case of wild poliovirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified there has been no evidence of wild polio in Nigeria for more than...
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Global Population Cries Foul Over High Rates Of Unemployment

Gallup's Good Jobs employment rate -- the percentage of the total adult global population who work at least 30 hours per week for an employer -- remained stagnant worldwide at 26 percent in 2014....

Leadership Approval In Africa Sees U.S. Ahead Of China

Respondents showed the highest approval response when asked, “Do you approve or disapprove of the job performance of the leadership of the United States”, with 81 percent, followed by Chad with 77 percent, and...

The People’s Pope: 7 Fun Facts About Pope Francis

He is a Chemistry graduate from Escuela Technical No. 12, and worked as a chemist before entering the seminary.He was a nightclub bouncer. Whilst a student at Buenos Aires, he worked as a doorman...

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