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The rapidly growing fast food culture & consumerism in African cities

Africa has been considered as a fertile ground for new cultures and trends from Europe, Asia and other parts of the world, owing to the often curious and unquestioning nature of the African. The rate of adoption of new cultures and even technology is quite fast with a general notion of “this culture or trend […]

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The challenges in cancer treatment and management in Africa

About 1 in every 6 deaths on the planet is due to cancer. More than two thirds of these deaths occurred in low- and middle- income countries. Following Syria, the countries of Bhutan (86.0), Algeria (86.7), Nepal (90.7), and Oman (94.9) made the top four in the list of countries with the lowest cancer levels. The spread and prevalence of cancer […]

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Africa’s blue economy & the potential it holds for economic prosperity in Kenya

Over the past few years, the debate on the agenda of crystallizing the economies of different African states through better sustainable management of maritime resources has been at the forefront. The idea of the blue economy has been a pertinent conversation point in different economic forums. According to the World Bank, the blue economy is the "sustainable […]

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The budding wine culture and winery business in Kenya’s Rift valley region

The east African region is not commonly known as a wine making region and so it’s a surprise when you stumble into wine brands with a local Eastern African affiliation or origin unlike the South African states where foreign European settlers set up wineries in the colonial times. Over the recent years however, investors have […]

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Cultural appropriation and talent poaching from Africa to the West

The ideology and reality of cultural appropriation goes back as far as the 17th century and perhaps even beyond. In our current predisposition and era of diversity the issue of cultural appropriation that is closely linked to the concept of assimilation has come to the forefront of many social cultural debates around the world. Culture […]

Over the last few weeks, there has been rapidly growing interest in homeschooling as a result of schools closure in different parts of the world from the global covid 19 pandemic. The desperate need by most parents to engage the free quarantine time in the households has resulted to a good conversation around home schooling […]

The far-reaching and fast-spreading COVID 19 continues on a devastating ravaging spree on the African continent with major cities put on lockdown and minimal activity taking place. Pretoria,  Maseru, Maputo and Mbambane are among the southern African cities where the impact has been felt the most. The small scale traders who are often busy dealing […]

Africa has been considered as a fertile ground for new cultures and trends from Europe, Asia and other parts of the world, owing to the often curious and unquestioning nature of the African. The rate of adoption of new cultures and even technology is quite fast with a general notion of “this culture or trend […]

About 1 in every 6 deaths on the planet is due to cancer. More than two thirds of these deaths occurred in low- and middle- income countries. Following Syria, the countries of Bhutan (86.0), Algeria (86.7), Nepal (90.7), and Oman (94.9) made the top four in the list of countries with the lowest cancer levels. The spread and prevalence of cancer […]

Over the past few years, the debate on the agenda of crystallizing the economies of different African states through better sustainable management of maritime resources has been at the forefront. The idea of the blue economy has been a pertinent conversation point in different economic forums. According to the World Bank, the blue economy is the “sustainable […]

Africa has over the years experienced rapid growth in population in different countries owing to lower maternal mortality rates, better healthcare, improved living standards among other critical factors. By 2070, the bulk of the world’s population growth is predicted to take place in Africa: of the additional 2.4 billion people projected between 2015 and 2050, 1.3 billion will […]

The east African region is not commonly known as a wine making region and so it’s a surprise when you stumble into wine brands with a local Eastern African affiliation or origin unlike the South African states where foreign European settlers set up wineries in the colonial times. Over the recent years however, investors have […]

The ideology and reality of cultural appropriation goes back as far as the 17th century and perhaps even beyond. In our current predisposition and era of diversity the issue of cultural appropriation that is closely linked to the concept of assimilation has come to the forefront of many social cultural debates around the world. Culture […]

African governments have taken significant steps to advance disaster risk management(DRM) and improve climate resilience. Many different countries in Africa that lacked coordinated disaster response mechanisms in the colonial era were faced with the challenge of addressing perennial disasters such as floods, land slides in major places in the rainy seasons, forest fires, disease outbreaks among other calamities […]

In 2016, Ethiopia and Djibouti governments launched the first fully electrified cross border railway line in Africa. The 466 miles line connects Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa to the red sea port of Djibouti, serving a great logistical advantage to the land locked Eastern African nation that has a population of over 100 million people. […]


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