Accra News

Accra prepares for independence anniversary

Ghana independence anniversary logo unveiled ahead of Accra celebrations. Celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from Britain on 6 March 1957 are centred in the nation's...
Cape Town News

Cape Town launches Military Heritage Route

Three landmark buildings recall Cape Town's military past. Cape Town tourism authorities have launched the Military Heritage Route, a self-drive trail that incorporates much of Cape Town’s milita...
Lagos News

Lagos to upgrade Badagry Museum

Renovation of Badary Museum ahead of Lagos state's 50th anniversary. The Lagos state government has unveiled plans to updgrade the Badagry Heritage Museum in an effort to boost tourism. The muse...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian veterans of Korean War seek Addis monument

Veterans propose Kagnew-Korea Square in north Addis Ababa. Ethiopian veterans of the Korean War wish to create “Kagnew-Korea Square” in the Gulele area north of Addis Ababa, to commemorate the sacr...
Cape Town News

350th anniversary of Cape Town Castle

Founding stone of Castle of Good Hope laid 350 years ago. Cape Town marked the 350th anniversary of the Castle of Good Hope with a ceremony on 2 January. Reflecting the historic castle's largely...
Dar Es Salaam News

Dar es Salaam's Old Boma to be restored

European Union providing funds to restore heritage centre The Old Boma cultural and heritage centre in Dar es Salaam is currently being restored thanks to an agreement between the European Union an...
Arusha News

Laetoli site to be managed by Ngorongoro Conservation

Archaeological site and Olduvai Gorge Museum to be managed by NCAA The Tanzanian government is in the process of transfering the management of Tanzania's ancient Laetoli archaeological site to Ngo...
Nairobi News

Kenya@50

Kenya’s celebrations of 50 years of independence begin on the afternoon of 11 December when Uhuru Gardens are open to the public. The official ceremonies start at midnight with the hoisting of t...
Addis Ababa News

Lucy fossil returns to Addis Ababa

The celebrated 3.2 million-year old Ethiopian fossilised skeleton known as “Lucy” has returned to Addis Ababa after five years on tour in the US. The fossil of the earliest known homini...
Dar Es Salaam News

Kenya returns fossils to Tanzania

Kenya has returned thousands of hominid fossils taken from Tanzanian archaeological sites in the 1930s to the recently-expanded National Museum of Tanzania and the adjacent House of Culture in Dar es...
Cairo News

The American University in Cairo (AUC) to digitise rare Egyptian manuscripts

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has begun digitising its collections of rare Egyptian manuscripts. The burning of the historic Egyptian Scientific Institute on 17 December 2011 spurred the A...
Nairobi News

Tom Mboya statue goes up in Nairobi

A statue of Tom Mboya will be unveiled officially in central Nairobi on 20 October or Mashujaa Day
Arusha News

Scientists exhume Laetoli footprints near Arusha

International experts have begun exhuming a famous set of 3.6 million-year-old human footprints from an ancient river bed at Laetoli near the Ngorongoro Crater conservation area 250km east of Arus...
Cape Town News

Cape Town's Bertram House reopens

Bertram House, the only extant Georgian-style red brick house once a common sight in many parts of Cape Town, has opened its doors to the public after extensive renovations. Located at the top of...
Addis Ababa News

Breakthrough Fossil Find in Ethiopia

A breakthrough discovery in Dikika, in the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, has provided unambiguous proof that our ancestors were capable of using stone implements to butcher meat 3.4 million years...

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