Most African governments continue to grapple with the challenge of a widening wealth gap in the different African countries where inequality continues to shadow the economic growth or social political gains such as growing democracy, human rights and inclusivity in the developing African nations. Kenya, a developing East African country has had a great inequality […]

The great continent of Africa spots a great deal of cultural beliefs and practises which without a doubt attracts the interest from different parts of the world. Many years ago, tattoos in Africa were more of cultural rituals or symbols of identification which was done for many reasons. African traditional markings and tattoos were used […]

The Senegalese government has embarked on an ambitious project to build a futuristic city in the west African nation with a rich French colonial heritage and a population of close to 17 million. According to the government plans, by 2035 the futuristic city of Diamniadio should have risen next door from the old, worn-out Diamniadio […]

Dairy farming is the single largest sub sector of agriculture in Kenya. It contributes 14% of Agricultural (GDP) with an annual growth rate of 4.1% compared to 1.2% of Agriculture Kenya’s dairy sector account for 6-8% of the country’s GDP. The dairy industry is the most advanced of the livestock subsectors. Kenya’s dairy industry is the most developed in East Africa. Like […]

The history of the trans-Saharan trade consist not only the travel across the Sahara (north and south) to reach sub-Saharan Africa from the North African coast, Europe, to the Levant but also a multifaceted journey that married exchange of goods and also cultures.. While existing from prehistoric times, the peak of trade extended from the 8th […]

While cocoa remains the most popular cash crop across Africa, coffee and tea are the more prevalent cash crops across East African countries. The crops are commonly grown in the highlands of Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, DR Congo and Kenya. These crops have been a top foreign exchange earner prior to increase of personal remittances. At […]

Reading the history of the great Sudan region you’ll discover a host of different and interesting factors about the zone. Sudan was endowed with some of the most artistic vestiges just like its neighbour Egypt. It was part of the great land of Kush whose greatness reached as far as India and Greece. Sudanese scholars […]

Mental health has historically been neglected on Africa’s health and development policy agenda. People living with mental illness (particularly severe mental illness) are frequently stigmatized, shunned, and excluded from mainstream society. This is as true in Africa as it is in societies around the world. Culturally speaking, Those with mental health problems are often cast aside […]

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 […]


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