Saturday, 08 August 2020
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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...
Lagos News

Domestic flights resume as covid-19 cases rise in Nigeria

The first case of covid-19 in Nigeria was recorded on February 28. Today there are 30,000 more confirmed cases and a death toll approaching 700. Lagos state leads in cases followed by FCT then Edo....
Cairo News

Egypt’s medical staff face arrest if they protest the handling of covid-19

Egyptian authorities have cracked down on criticism over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly also blamed medical professionals...
Cape Town News

South Africa records a rise in new cases of covid-19 infections

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize urged all 58 million residents to adjust their behavior and curb the spread of covid-19 in South Africa. In a briefing to parliament on Wednesday, he warned that the cov...
Cairo News

Egyptian lion tamer entertaining viewers from home

  During this lockdown, one person is having nothing to do with the gloom and is making it his duty to entertain everyone else. Since documented Egyptian history, lions are valued as a symbol of p...
Cape Town News

African women have covid-19 stories to tell

The impact of Covid-19 across the globe, and especially in Africa, is felt more by the vulnerable in society. In many African countries women’s opportunities and access to opportunities are limited,...
Arusha News

Hundreds of fossilized human footprints give clues of ancient African traditions

The footprints date back 5,760 to 19,100 years ago and the discovery sheds light on what life looked like back in ancient Africa. This is the largest collection of fossilized footprints discovered t...
Accra News

Ghana’s dancing pallbearers up for best meme of 2020 with their ‘coffin dance’

Despite their slick and suited up appearance, they are not afraid to totter in the sand when engrossed in the heat of their performances.  You may have come across a video of six people dressed in bl...
Dar Es Salaam News

A practical travel guide to Tanzania

Had enough of the monotony of work and need some fresh air? Consider going on holiday to Tanzania for a change.  As a top destination offering travelers and tourists the authentic safari experience -...
Cape Town News

Why are Botswana elephants dying in their hundreds?

  Scores of elephants in Northern Botswana are dying. Conservationists and media houses report over 350 elephants have died. It happened at the Okavango Delta known for grassy plains and a rich wil...
Addis Ababa News

Unrest in Ethiopia over the Shooting of Talented Singer Hachalu Hundessa

Mass protests broke out in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa after popular Oromo singer and musician Hachalu Hundessa was murdered. The incident happened on Monday night sparking outrage across the cou...
Addis Ababa News

Will the grand GERD dam trigger a war between Egypt and Ethiopia?

The war of words has recently escalated between Egypt and Ethiopia over the project for the grand Ethiopian dam GERD  and it threatens to turn the Nile, one of the world natural and civilizational won...

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