Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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Marrakesh News

Tight restrictions in major Moroccan cities mark the new normal

Moroccan authorities recently imposed tight controls on movement in and out of Marrakesh and Casablanca, two of the country’s major cities as part of the drastic measures aimed at curbing the spread o...
Nairobi News

Busiest Ports in Africa

Ports are the main entry and exit points for goods across Africa. Apart from their vital economic impact, they hold a strategic significance for countries with a coastline. Not all countries that ac...
Nairobi News

Over 300 wildebeests die crossing the mara river

Every year, over 1.2 million wildebeests make a spirited migration to grazing lands around the Serengeti and Maasai Mara. In a visual play of survival of the fittest, we get to see mother nature dis...
Nairobi News

Polio disease eradicated in Africa

  The Africa Regional Certification Commission has declared Africa free of Wild Polio. The feat is attributed to the strong cooperation between national governments and global donors in effort to a...
Cape Town News

Long queues at the liquor stores as South Africans welcome ease in restrictions

Finally, alcohol and cigarettes are back, as South Africans welcome ease in covid-19 restrictions After a long controversial ban on alcohol and cigarettes, the restriction has been reversed. The lock...
Nairobi News

Coronavirus: a roundup of the latest developments in Africa

Millions of people across the continent have had to change their normal routines, behavioral practices, and social interactions, yet cases of covid-19 continue to rise. As a sign of covid-19 fatigue...
Nairobi News

A summary of coronavirus developments in Africa

The covid-19 pandemic is spreading fast across the African continent, prompting the WHO to raise alarm bells. Africa has close to a million confirmed cases and 20,000 fatalities. Despite the rising nu...
Accra News

Ghana welcomes African Americans who decide to leave the U.S.

Ghana has decided to welcome with open arms the African Americans who decide to leave the United States and return to Africa. The Ghanaian government is negotiating an agreement with the local author...
Marrakesh News

Africa’s thriving reading culture pre-European colonialism

The five libraries of Mauritania preserve a medieval archive of civic documents and quranic lore Chinguetti,  a medieval trading center in northern Mauritania, is located on the Bleak Adar plateau an...
Nairobi News

Stunning African ruins that will blow you away!

Africa makes up 15 percent of the world’s population yet her origins remain a mystery. Silent ruins dot the continent leaving evidence of powerful kingdoms and civilizations that dominated her landsca...
Marrakesh News

How to catch the train to Morrocco

Intercity train travel in a foreign country can be challenging. Contemplating a Moroccan train ride in the land of ‘couscous’ seems quite daunting for a first-timer.  The aura of Morrocco, the divers...
Nairobi News

Swahili words worth knowing before you visit East Africa

East Africa is one of the most traveled destinations across Africa.  Every country in East Africa has its own unique culture and heritage. For instance, there is no better gorilla trekking experien...
Cape Town News

Cape Town covered in sea foam

The South African city has been hit in recent days by a wave of bad weather, with strong winds and large waves that have covered the streets with sea foam. Despite the alert issued by the weather s...
Nairobi News

Beyonce hit with criticism over celebrative video on Africa

Since the Beyonce's trailer’s release, people on social media have aired their opinions on the visual. Some are unflattered over her portrayal of the African continent.  It was only a few weeks ago w...
Cairo News

Will Libya be divided to East and West Libya?

The rapid development of events in Libya have led to the consent of the rebel general Khalifa Haftar  to talks with the internationally recognized government in Tripoli. They would seek a peaceful s...
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