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Lagos News

Deaths in Kano confirmed as covid-19

  Nigeria's presidential task, which ordered an enquiry into the sudden rise of deaths in Kano, has confirmed that the deaths are due to covid-19. The deaths were all among people over 60, almos...
Cairo News

Egypt covid-19 cases rise

Egypt reported 298 new cases of covid-19 on 2 May, bringing the total in the country to 6,193, the second highest number of infections in Africa after South Africa with 6,783 case. This was the hig...
Marrakesh News

The Gorges du Dadès experience

The Dadès Valley, popularly known as Gorges du Dadès is located in Southern Morocco. The attraction lies between Ouarzazate and Errachidia. The place offers a beautiful sight of the landscape, akin...
Lagos News

5 Popular Beaches In Nigeria

It’s a shame that Nigerian beaches do not feature among the top in Africa. The oil-rich West African nation boasts of stunning white coastlines. The region’s private beaches offer a great opportunit...
Accra News

Why is Ghana a popular volunteer destination?

Ghana is a hot destination for volunteers aiming to make a difference in the lives of the locals in West Africa. There has been a rise in philanthropy and a volunteering culture that intends to promo...
Nairobi News

10 most Endangered animals in Africa

Wildlife is Africa’s biggest attraction and draws in millions of visitors to the continent. The landmass is rich with fauna and thousands of animal species. With a rise in the human population and inc...
Marrakesh News

Is Morocco an oasis of peace and stability in the restless region?

The Europeans associate the Kingdom of Morocco with high-end tourism on one hand and migrations from Africa to the European continent on the other hand.   Among the African states Morocco is neares...
Lagos News

Nigeria to lift some covid-19 lockdown restriction on 4 May

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has announced some easing of the covid-19 restrictions as from 4 May. Restrictions were imposed on Lagos, Abuja (Federal Capital Territory) and Ogun on 30 March,...
Nairobi News

Kenya legalizes the use of drones

After endless negotiations, consultations and engagement with experts and industry stakeholders, Kenya joined several other African countries that have legalized the use of drones. The legal umbrella...
Nairobi News

The African ventilator dilemna

  The WHO estimates there are less than 2000 ventilators within the 41 countries that have thus far reported cases of COVID-19 in Africa. A UN Economic Commission for Africa report raised a warnin...
Nairobi News

African leaders stand in solidarity with WHO chief

Leaders from the African continent have rallied behind the World Health Organization chief,  who hails from Ethiopia. The spirit of unison was prompted by the recent comments from the United States...
Accra News

Ghana lifts its partial lockdown on Accra and Kumasi

Ghana's government has announced that it will lift its partial lockdown that was announced on 15 March in the areas around the capital Accra and in Kumasi. However the ban on gatherings remains in...
Nairobi News

Kenya Airways flies food to London

  Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London in order to boost its fresh...
Cairo News

A brief history of St Catherine’s Monastery

Saint Catherine's Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery located in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. It is situated near the town of Saint Catherine and at the foot of Mount Sinai. Named after Catherine...
Cape Town News

A brief history of Apartheid in South Africa

Apartheid in South Africa was a direct result of racial inequality and imperialism in the 1900’s that led to extensive political, social, and economic struggles. Translated from the Afrikaans meani...
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