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Marrakesh News

Top 5 must see attractions in Marrakech

When traveling to Marrakech, adjust your expectations to fit the Marrakesh experience. No place on earth resembles the lifestyle and exuberance of the Morrocan city. As the ‘Pearl of the South,’ the...
Nairobi News

Kenya's Safaricom has hopes of Ethiopian market

Kenya's Safaricom has hopes of Ethiopian market Kenya's largest mobile phone operator Safaricom has eyes on the Ethiopian market even though there are no official plans yet for the privatisation of E...
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

With a rise in the human population and increased demand for basic resources such as food, land, and water, the wildlife animal population is being endangered. Add the stubborn poaching dilemma and...
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...
Cairo News

Explore Ancient Kush as Sudan opens up

Kush, once an influential civilization in Africa, is nothing more than a forgotten relic of its glorious past. Located in Northern Sudan, the ancient rulers of Kush reached the height of their power...
Cape Town News

The impact of Coronavirus on South Africa's tourism

  According to The World Travel and Tourism Council, the global COVID-19 pandemic will affect over 50 million jobs in the tourism and travel industries alone. They argue a full recovery will take...
Marrakesh News

Top 10 Moroccan Beaches

The African coastal country of Morocco is filled with beach paradises. In the busy season, the beaches become crowded with locals, looking to get away from their daily lives and tourists, hoping to...
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