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Obamania and Start Ups Growth in Africa

Obamania has gripped Kenya as the 44th U.S. President lands in Nairobi, the country’s capital, for a visit. From t-shirts, mugs, and caps...
Capacity Development Forum CDF

CDF: Capacity Remains The Missing Link In Achieving Development Goals In Africa

At the Capacity Development Forum (CDF), being held in Harare from 3 - 5 May, there was general agreement for a more coordinated and...
Zambia Presidential Election

Zambia’s Presidential Election Set To Hold In August 2016

Zambia will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on August 11 under a new constitution, a government spokesman has said. President Edgar Lungu’s is expected to...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Cholera Outbreak: Kenyan Government shuts Two Hotels

Two major hotels in Nairobi, Jacaranda and San Valencia, have been closed down indefinitely in the wake of cholera outbreak. According to Africa Review, Kenya’s...
Burundian Refugees

Unaccompanied child refugees flee Burundi

Nduta Camp, Tanzania – A bright purple bus roars into the dusty compound carrying scores of Burundians who have left their country...

#Burundi > Army Chief escapes Assassination Attempt

The head of Burundi’s armed forces has survived an assassination attempt in the capital Bujumbura, police said, adding that at least seven other people...
Human waste fuels Kenyan homes

Human Waste, Source of Energy for Kenyan Homes

Environmental activists in Kenya are trying to make their community more energy efficient. Naivasha is known for its flower farms which earn the government millions...

Film: Warriors from the North

His back turned to the camera as he looks out over a nondescript housing development in Copenhagen, “The Shadow” describes how he fell victim...

Illegal overfishing and the return of Somalia’s pirates

Durduri, Somalia – A hundred years ago, it was a bustling port that served the vibrant fishing community living along Somalia’s coastline, the longest...

Facts & Figures: Kenya’s Water Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

Check this infographic by Alia Chughtai about Kenya’s Water Women. The following are induced: Globally,one child dies every 60 seconds from a water-related disease. UNICEF estimates that...