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A locust crisis in Africa amidst a global pandemic

Despite the shifted media attention from the locust menace, efforts aimed at curbing their invasion are still underway. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO rated this as the wo...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia announces state of emergency among other measures

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ethiopia are now at 74, including 3 fatalities. Africa’s second-most populous nation declared a state of emergency on April 8 as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic....
Marrakesh News

The Atlas Mountains: Morocco’s Exposed Jewel

The unique mix of everything on the Moroccan Atlas Mountains is but a taste. The isolated mountain range is one of the major highlights in a country that attracted 13 million tourists in 2019 alone....
Marrakesh News

Is Africa Ready for Coronavirus?

Africa seems to be dodging the worst of the coronavirus for the time being. In the last two months, coronavirus has dominated the lives and attention of people all round the world. However, while Eur...
Cairo News

10 most amazing things to see and do in Egypt

Egypt is a country rich with history and culture. As a tourist one has countless options of locations that can be explored, from historical sites to sandy beaches with diving sites full of sea life.He...
Marrakesh News

Morocco Faces the Coronavirus

On Tuesday, the Moroccan Government announced their current COVID-19 stats. Approximately 1,120 people have been confirmed to have contracted the disease. 80 lives have been lost. The number of confi...
Nairobi News

Coronavirus in Africa: Kenya goes in partial lockdown

President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a lockdown order for travel in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area in Kenya for the next three weeks untill 17 April.  At the moment, the capital Nairobi seems to...
Addis Ababa News

Coronavirus in Africa: Italian doctor leaves family to go and help in Ethiopia

Dr. Giovanni Putoto was the only passenger on the intercontinental flight from Rome to Addis Ababa last Thursday. He decided to leave his wife and kids to go and help prepare for the Coronavirus pande...
Lagos News

Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state in Nigerian lockdown for 14 days

  Lagos, Abuja and Ogun have been locked down for 14 days under the emergency measures announced by Nigeria's present Muhammadu Buhari on 29 March to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Travel betwee...
Nairobi News

Kenyan police use violence to enforce curfew against spread of Covid-19

According to government figures, announced on 31 March, 50 people in Kenya have tested positive for Covid-19, with two deaths. However it is generally believed that there are many more cases. And al...
Marrakesh News

Morocco henna art: The red dye style

Many visitors describe it as a temporary tattoo that fades away that easily sheds off when rubbed with olive oil, leaving you with memories of that sun-kissed holiday.  Morocco is a must-visit place...
Dar Es Salaam News

Kenya or Tanzania? The Safari Debate

Given the shared terrain of the safari circuit in Kenya and Tanzania, the variety of experiences in common are daunting. Endless grasslands overlooking the poking peak of the Kilimanjaro rising over...
Nairobi News

Facts about the Great Wildebeest Migration

The annual Wildebeest migration was named one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World”. No other place on earth can you witness such a spectacular assembly of animals going about their cyclic phase of...
Addis Ababa News

Alibaba founder Jack Ma donates kits to help Africa combat coronavirus

Jack Ma, Alibaba founder donates millions worth of face masks, test kits, for each of the 54 African countries to combat coronavirus.  Jack Ma recently donated masks and other testing kits to the Uni...
Cape Town News

‘Queen Sono’ , the All-African Netflix Series

“Queen Sono" finally premiered on Netflix as one of the first original African series. Carving out a super-spy kind of theme, we are treated to a culture-breaker as a formidable black female assumes t...
Nairobi News

Rare Kenyan white giraffes killed by poachers

The white giraffes were among the rarest animal species to roam the modern-day African plains. Unfortunately, they are no more after their celebrity lives were ended abruptly by the hands of poacher...
Nairobi News

Kenya government urges for calm after new coronavirus cases emerge

The last three days have been a mix of panic, confusion, and misinformation in Kenya. Fears over coronavirus have engulfed the public mood as the authorities try to reassure the country. Kenyans have...
Accra News

GAPFA Condemns Contaminated Gizzard Imports

On Wednesday, 4 March 2020, the salmonella-infected gizzards which were impounded at the Port of Tema, were finally destroyed. A task team consisting of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Aut...
Nairobi News

Best Bars in Nairobi

Nairobi sports a bustling nightlife with plenty to see and do for locals and visitors alike. While there are a large variety of quiet eateries and rowdy nightclubs to choose from, many people prefer t...
Nairobi News

Sustainable Shopping in Nairobi

Kenyans, and especially those living in Nairobi, are becoming increasing aware of the benefits of sustainable living. In fact, 57% of recent respondents in a survey indicated that they prefer to sp...
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