The pertinent challenge of collective responsibility in environmental preservation is persistent amongst many communities that are otherwise expected to proactively preserve the natural resources such as forests and rivers. In Kenya, East Africa, the communities residing in the near the Mau forest together with government agencies such as the Kenya forestry service and the Ministry […]
Africa is endowed with plenty of natural resources ranging from wildlife, vegetation and minerals. This makes Africa stand out, compared to other continents it is far ahead. However, these resources do not seem to benefit the people of Africa. Over the years, Africa especially countries dependent on natural resources have stagnated while other nations prosper […]
In his second term, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to promote an affordable housing scheme to help ordinary citizens acquire homes. This means that low income households can now afford themselves a mortgage at good rates. The project which entails the construction of about half a million new homes calls for massive investments. Such […]
Trade between African countries has the greatest potential for building sustainable economic development and integration, says African Economic Outlook 2017, a flagship report of the African Development Bank released in Ahmedabad on Day 1 of its 52ndAnnual meetings in India. Citing data produced by its economists and peer institutions, the report said trade among African […]
The dangerous obsession with skin lightening by African millennials; a lack of self knowledge and appreciation?
The pursuit of beauty and better self esteem for some comes with meticulous ways for make one feel better, more beautiful and with a higher level of confidence. This pursuit has led many to beauty products marketed as having the power to change the look from the outside such as skin lightening cosmetics that have […]
The growing infatuation with English football in Africa; can the sport foster unity amongst the sports fans and citizenry at large? Since the inception of television in Sub Saharan Africa around the 1970s, the love for European sports like soccer, rugby and volleyball spread across the continent. Among those sports, soccer stands out with the […]