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In the context of our African culture, family has always been the cornerstone, the very essence that binds communities together. However, in contemporary times, there has been a palpable unraveling of this fabric of unity, leading to a surge in the statistics of single parenthood and a profound shift in lifestyle and culture. In this […]

DNA ancestry tests have revolutionized the way people explore their heritage, offering insights into ancestral origins, migration patterns, and familial connections. However, these tests come with inherent limitations, particularly for individuals of African descent and others with diverse ancestral backgrounds. Having your entire genome sequenced differs from checking your ancestry DNA, as the latter only […]

Demand for honey, a commodity five times more expensive than oil, is rising both in Africa and around the world. A kilogramme of honey costs $5–$11 (Ksh500–Ksh1,100) in Kenya, which is five times more than the price of a litre of gasoline. A jar of honey can sell for almost twice as much in the […]

As the world witnesses the devastating impacts of natural calamities like floods, it’s imperative to address the pressing need for disaster preparedness and risk management, particularly in developing countries like Kenya. Recent floods in Kenya have highlighted the urgency of implementing measures to mitigate risks and improve response strategies. Here are six essential measures to […]

In a whirlwind of political upheaval, Senegal made history by electing its youngest president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, after a mere nine days of campaigning. This extraordinary rise to power caps a rollercoaster period in Senegalese politics, catching many off-guard and ushering in a new era of hope and change for the West African nation. The […]

Africa, a continent of vibrant cultures and diverse landscapes, is not only known for its stunning scenery and rich history but also for its incredibly diverse and flavorful cuisine. From the spicy flavors of North Africa to the hearty stews of West Africa and the aromatic dishes of the East, African cuisine reflects the continent’s […]

The world received sombre news on Thursday morning as reports surfaced of the passing of Orenthal James Simpson, better known as O.J. Simpson. At 76 years old, Simpson’s battle with cancer came to an end, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. The family’s request for privacy during this time underscores the complex and often tumultuous […]

On the African continent, food security remains a critical challenge among many nations, with millions facing the specter of hunger amidst plenty. As we delve into the intricacies of food security across the continent, it’s essential to acknowledge both the strides made and the challenges yet to overcome.In 2022, South Africa stood as a beacon […]

In the quest for combating climate change, scientists have been exploring probable solutions, one of which is solar geoengineering. This concept involves deliberate interventions in the Earth’s climate system to mitigate the effects of global warming by reflecting sunlight away from the Earth or removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Among various techniques proposed, solar […]

In the good books of history, few nations have experienced a political transformation as profound as South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy. However, from a deeper scrutiny of affairs, It is easy to tell the freedom that comes with “liberation” has never been South Africa’s portion even to date. For decades, the oppressive regime […]

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