Saturday, 15 August 2020
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Nairobi News

Beautiful hiking trails of Seychelles

In the middle of the island’s rocky patches are some of the best hiking trails you can find anywhere in the world.  The island nation of 95,000 surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the Northeast of Mada...
Cairo News

Best neighborhoods to live while in Cairo

When visiting Cairo, picking a suitable area of residence matters. First, your choice must coincide with the purpose of stay and the places you intend to visit. Cairo is diverse and offers accommodati...
Lagos News

5 most visited cities in Africa

The kinetic vibe of these 5 most visited African cities is everywhere, from the ancient architecture, restaurants, street art, music clubs, open-air markets, and festivals.  Beneath the grit and pande...
Nairobi News

Kenya bans donkey slaughterhouses to curb theft

  The Kenyan government announced an unprecedented ban of donkeys in a new directive aimed at curbing theft of the animals. The ban on the slaughter of donkeys has been effected as a stop-gap meas...
Nairobi News

East Africa hit hard by the locust invasion

East African countries are overwhelmed by the sheer size and scale of the swarms of locusts that have devastated farmlands and livelihoods. A locus invasion of such magnitude has not been seen in ge...
Cairo News

Egypt’s population now at 100 million

  Egypt’s population just exceeded the 100 million mark going by the official announcement of the statistics agency. Official data attributes the population bulge as a major challenge given the c...
Cape Town News

5 Traditional South African dishes worth trying

Today South African cuisine bears marks of Malay, German, Indian, Dutch, British and French influence.  Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined up the phrase "rainbow nation." attesting to the diversity that...
Cape Town News

Best Bars in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most vibrant cities in South Africa which is why it is not at all surprising that it is also home to a myriad of superb bars that cater for a very diverse market. Whether you...
Dar Es Salaam News

Tanzania's private islands

A chain of private resort islands in pristine condition awaiting your arrival. Within some of the islands, like Changuu, are remains of historical ties to the ancient slave trade that rocked the Tanz...
Cairo News

Public Transportation in Cairo

Cairo is a large city with an extensive public transportation system. There are many options that can be taken to make travellers more time-efficient and simple.  MetroThe Egyptian government had pla...
Cape Town News

Visiting Robben Island

  Robben Island has a rich history, much of which is vital to South Africa’s identity.   The  Island is located at the Table Bay, 6.9km west off the coast of  Cape Town. It stands 30m over sea...
Cairo News

Algeria confirms first Coronavirus case

Algerian state TV made the announcement but did not disclose any further details. Algeria becomes the second African country to register a confirmed case of coronavirus “Covid-19.” Algerian Health Min...
Cairo News

Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Hosni Mubarak gained prominence as a career military officer, a role that earned him a distinction for his performance in the Yom Kippur war. After the assassination of the then-president Anwar Sadat,...
Cape Town News

Popular Museums in Cape Town

One of the greatest appeals of South Africa is its historical diversity. Whether you are intrigued by history and art or science and nature, Cape Town has a museum (or two) dedicated to your interest....
Cape Town News

Best Restaurants in Cape Town

Cape Town has a huge foodie scene which makes it rather difficult to choose between all the options available. While the gourmet cuisine revolution kicked off in the vineyards on the outskirts of th...
Cape Town News

Angolan President says there will be no negotiations with dos Santos

Angolan President Lourenco says there will be no negotiations with Isabel dos Santos. A major topic of contention during the 2017 campaign period was corruption. A task president Joao Lourenco has vo...
Accra News

Investments in Africa provided the highest yield for British Companies

Investments in Africa have yielded bigger profits for British companies than in any other part of the globe. The new finding is based on a report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), an orga...
Nairobi News

Kenya’s first car maker a decade later

Here is where the story of Joel Jackson comes about.  What began as a whim of intrigue, solving an open problem or a strong yearning for adventure, transformed one’s fortune and life trajectory into...
Cape Town News

Cyril Ramaphosa hails Germany-South Africa relations

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has promoted relations with Germany, hailing the two nations as important trading partners as he met with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. The German l...
Lagos News

Nigeria working to lift US visa ban

Nigerians are hoping that the travel ban gets lifted after a short period of time. Nigeria has firmly committed to resolving issues that resulted in the suspension of immigrant visas to the United St...

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