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Wednesday, 15 August 2018 14:34

ICIEC Exploring New Horizons

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018 15:16

The Iconic African Heritage House

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Hailed as the most photographed house in Africa, the African Heritage House is owned by American designer and Architect, Alan Donovan. The house is located in a cul-de-sac at Mlolongo just outside Nairobi, Kenya. Visitors are welcomed by the smoky engine of a locomotive as it snakes towards or away from Nairobi. If a large number of visitors […]

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The Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), conceived and promoted by the Islamic Development Bank Group attended a high-level event hosted by the Education above all Foundation (EAA) and United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at the New York Public Library in New York City on 27th April with an aim to focus on the pressing […]

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018 18:43

The 10 Healthiest Cities in Africa

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Africa is known for her extreme poverty and malnutrition. However, when you flip the coin and look at the continent’s obesity index, you are met with some disturbing data. For instance, Libya is the 20th most obese country in the world at 33.10%, followed by Egypt at 28.9%, Tunisia at 27.10%, and South Africa at […]

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In 2016, Ernst & Young index ranked Kenya as the top most preferred investment destination in East Africa due to good infrastructure and ease of doing business. However, most Kenyans are struggling to invest in their own country due to increased cost of living and high property prices. Half of the year 2018 has been […]

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018 23:31

Agriculture: Africa’s Quiet Revolution

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Agriculture will be Africa’s quiet revolution with a focus on SMEs and smallholder farmers creating the high productivity jobs and sustainable economic growth failing to materialise from mineral deposits and increased urbanisation. This is according to the Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) commissioned by Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The African agrarian […]

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The National Army Museum has quietly removed from display a 19th-century looted braid of hair which the Ethiopian government has requested back as a national treasure. It came from the head of the Emperor Tewodros II, who killed himself at the end of the British invasion of Ethiopia in 1868 rather than being taken prisoner. He shot […]

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Former narcotics branch policeman and co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island Mark Minnie has reportedly been found dead outside Port Elizabeth.

Few modes of transport evoke such a sense of history and romanticism as rail. The first recorded use of rail transport was around 500BC, when ancient Greeks used a rail-like system – most likely powered by humans or horses – to carry boats across where the Corinth channel currently is. In the 1400s, German miners […]

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The afterglow of France winning the 2018 World Cup tournament on July 15 should be gone by now. But the arguments over France’s 23-man squad, with as many as 15 players with African roots, rage on. The victory has ignited social commentaries on race, immigration and national identity across the international terrain. But it was […]

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