The First Kenyan Ladies Driving the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Trains

Wendy Kathambi, Alice Mugure, Elizabeth Wanjala, and Shalom Njeri are among the eight ladies who made history in Kenya. They finally broke the monotony after about a century of train operation which was run entirely by men. These ladies are ...
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WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while the donating group is less. Statistics show that less than ...
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Massive tree planting in Monrovia Liberia

Massive Tree Planting in Monrovia, Liberia

Tree planting should be a regular practice for every person. This is in order to sustain an environment that is fit for the survival of human beings. Bearing this in mind, the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC), embarked on a tree-planting mission. Human activities such as mining and logging (excessive cutting of timber), has rendered the earth an unbearable place. The result of this is extreme conditions. For instance, stormy winds that destroy structures, excessive rainfall, and uncontrollable soil erosion. Such negative impacts on our lands are so common. Therefore, massive tree planting in Monrovia, Liberia, is a step towards a sustainable environment. Creating awareness of the importance of trees Trees are a must-have in our environment. A clean environment is only possible if we plant trees without cutting them. The reason being trees take in the carbon in the environment and emit oxygen which we breathe in. Educating people on the importance of trees helps them protect them. Natural resources like forests should be sustained ...
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Uganda Airlines Restarts its Operations with a Trip to Nairobi, Kenya

Uganda re-launched its national airline on Tuesday the 27th of August 2019 after its collapse in 2001. A flight to ...
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Skol Brewery Limited Apologizes for Sexist Beer Jokes

Skol Lager is among the most popular beer brands in Rwanda. A Belgian Company, Unibra, brews the beer. Skol Brewery launched ...
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Incredible Nigerian Female Comedians You Cannot Ignore

The idea that women are weaker folks is not uncommon in African societies. It has been since time immemorial. It transcends this present generation to the days of our forefathers whose representation of womanhood as captured in their proverbs is negative. The late Chinua Achebe captured it well in his novel Things Fall Apart. Of course, this can be attributed to the fact that most African societies, Nigerian inclusive are male-dominated and oriented societies. Little wonder some industries such as ...
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Incredible Nigerian Female Comedians You Cannot Ignore

The idea that women are weaker folks is not uncommon in African societies. It has been since time immemorial. It ...
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Nigerian Stand-Up Comedy Business: Who are the God Fathers?

Once upon a time, comedy was seen as a career for the unserious, the uneducated, and people who are looking ...
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South Africa Has Largest Telescope in the World

South Africa revealed an impressive technological project. The nation has in its possession the world’s largest super radio telescope. This telescope is the first phase of the nation trying to unravel the secrets of the universe. The telescope is a 64-dish MeerKAT located in the remote and arid Karoo region of South Africa. It will be integrated into a multi-nation Square Kilometer Array (SKA). Once fully operational, the SKA telescope is predicted to be 50 times more powerful than any telescope in the world. The telescope, according to Khmertimeskh news, ...
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Over 230 Civilians Died After Attacks by South Sudan Troops

The United Nations accused the government of South Sudan for infringing upon the human rights of its citizens. The government was accused of killing its civilians. The attacks made on its citizens have been equated to war crimes. According to a report published by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the UN human rights office (OHCHR), about 232 civilians were killed and many more were injured during the attacks. The UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein called for a halt to all hostilities committed against ...
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Uganda Airlines Restarts its Operations with a Trip to Nairobi, Kenya

Uganda re-launched its national airline on Tuesday the 27th of August 2019 after its collapse in 2001. A flight to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, officially marked the beginning of the airline’s commercial operations. The flight to Nairobi carried mainly government and airline officials. Uganda Airlines has two planes and has ordered four more including two airbus jets. The airline’s flights will fly to seven regional destinations in Burundi, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Tanzania. The carrier is based at Entebbe airport ...
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Why Africans Have Tribal Marks

Going down the memory lane, ...
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 From time immemorial, the ...
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 What You Didn’t Know About Freedom Park

Live music lovers gather at Freedom Park, Lagos for a monthly music concert, Afropolitan Vibes. The concert is second to ...
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WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while ...
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Ugandan Speaker of Parliament Urges Legislators to Maintain Good Conduct During the CPC

Ahead of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), Ugandan Speaker of Parliament urged Ugandan Members of Parliament to be well behaved. The East African country will host the event. The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, cited that the legislators should observe ...
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US Announces Re-Establishment of its Embassy in Somalia After Almost 30 Years

It's good news for Somalia after the US has announced to re-open the Somalia embassy. This has been after such a long time since the two countries had bilateral ties. Us closed its embassy in Somalia in January 1991 after ...
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Botswana’s Promise to Back Kenya for UN Seat

Kenya is eyeing for a seat in the Security Council of the United Nations on a non-permanent basis in the period 2021-2022. UN’s elections will be held in September at the 74th United Nations General Assembly at the headquarters in ...
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US GOVERNMENT IMPOSES VISA RESTRICTIONS ON NIGERIANS, GIVES REASONS

The US Government has imposed visa restrictions on “individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process.” A spokesperson of the US Department of State, Ms. Morgan Ortagus, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday. Ortagus explained that the action applied to ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while the donating group is less. Statistics show that less than 1.5% of the population donates blood whereas up to 75% of people need blood. There's a wide gap that would only be bridged by developing an app. Its purpose is to alert the donors of the blood group required, as well as the nearest clinic available. WP Blood App was developed in South Africa, and it is the first of its kind. Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS), NXT Digital Innovation and Tracker companies partnered for the creation of this life-saving app. WP app helps donors find a nearby clinic where they can donate their blood. How the app works The WP app uses the information of the registered users to relay information about blood needs. In case of emergency, the users are notified through their profiles. They then rise ...
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Smartphone plant launched in Rwanda

SmartPhone Plant Launched in Rwanda

SmartPhone plant launched in Rwanda provides digital solutions. The factory dubbed Mara Phones was recently opened in Rwanda's capital, Kigali ...
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Baby Boxes Initiative to Provide Mothers in Slums of Nairobi with Safe Basics

Baby boxes initiative is a project that replicates Finland's baby boxes that have been in existence for 75 years. This ...
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MTN Nigeria Officially Launches Mobile Money Operations

On Thursday, the 29th of August 2019, MTN launched the mobile money service, MoMo Agent Service, in Nigeria. The company ...
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Jhaki Digital Logistics Platform Launches in Nigeria

Jhaki is a digital platform that assists shippers such as importers and manufacturers to easily transport their goods within Nigeria ...
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Uganda Airlines Restarts its Operations with a Trip to Nairobi, Kenya

Uganda re-launched its national airline on Tuesday the 27th of August 2019 after its collapse in 2001. A flight to ...
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Incredible Nigerian Female Comedians You Cannot Ignore

The idea that women are weaker folks is not uncommon in African societies. It has been since time immemorial. It ...
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West Africa’s biggest Mosque in Dakar that Cost $32 Million for Construction Opened

Senegal is the most heavily Muslim country on Earth, with 94-percent of the people being Islamic. This religion emerged in ...
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Best Honeymoon getaways in North Africa

Best Honeymoon Getaways in North Africa

Africa is a rich and diverse continent. From the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains to the cool waters of ...
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 What You Didn’t Know About Freedom Park

Live music lovers gather at Freedom Park, Lagos for a monthly music concert, Afropolitan Vibes. The concert is second to ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while ...
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Why Kings Don’t Die in Africa

Why Kings don’t die in Africa: The concept of death in Africa is not consistent with the Euro-American’s point of view ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while ...
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South Africa Has Largest Telescope in the World

South Africa revealed an impressive technological project. The nation has in its possession the world’s largest super radio telescope. This ...
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Ugandan siblings, the winners of east africa got talent

Ugandan Siblings, the Winners of East Africa Got Talent

Two Ugandan siblings walked away with the $50,000 prize in East Africa's Got Talent. This happened during the weekend. The ...
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Nigerian Solid Mineral Exploration: A Data-Centric Perspective to North and South Divide

 From time immemorial, the north and south divide has been understood to be the gulf between the rich and developed ...
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Somalia plans to set up a blood bank

Somalia Plans to Set up a Blood Bank in Mogadishu

Somalia has plans underway to protect the lives of victims of attacks. This will be together with vulnerable patients who die of bleeding. The government of Somalia wants to set up a national blood bank ...
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African languages

African Languages among Top 10 Widest Spoken Languages in American Homes

The United States Census Bureau identified African languages as among the top 10 fastest growing languages in America. Due to this, the 2020 census guides of the US will now be printed in three more languages of Yoruba, Igbo, and ...
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Ugandan Speaker of Parliament Urges Legislators to Maintain Good Conduct During the CPC

Ahead of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), Ugandan Speaker of Parliament urged Ugandan Members of Parliament to be well behaved. The East African country will host the event. The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, cited that the legislators should observe ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while the donating group is less. Statistics show that less than 1.5% of the population donates blood whereas up to 75% ...
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Incredible Nigerian Female Comedians You Cannot Ignore

The idea that women are weaker folks is not uncommon in African societies. It has been since time immemorial. It transcends this present generation to ...
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eSports Tournament Coming to Africa

eSports Gaming Competition organization Starladder has announced that they will be hosting a qualifying tournament for African/Middle Eastern Counter-Strike: Global ...
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First Kenyan Woman to Ever win Olympic Marathon

Jemima Sumgong has made history for her home nation of Kenya; she has taken gold in the Women's Marathon on Sunday, ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while ...
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Scientists Successfully Create the Embryos of Northern White Rhinos

The last male Northern White Rhino, Sudan, died in 2018 leaving behind only two females in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya ...
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WP App helps donors find a nearby clinic

WP App Helps Donors Find a Nearby Clinic

The need to save lives and provide excellent blood products has been pressing in Africa. More patients need blood while ...
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Malaria Vaccine

Malaria Vaccine Already in Kenya

On the 13th of September 2019, the Government of Kenya launched a malaria vaccine in Homa Bay County in the ...
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South Africa Has Largest Telescope in the World

South Africa revealed an impressive technological project. The nation has in its possession the world’s largest super radio telescope. This telescope is the first phase of the nation trying to unravel the secrets of the universe. The telescope is a ...
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Eliud Kipchoge marathon

He did it: World Champion Eliud Kipchoge Makes History in Vienna

In the better part of the morning of Saturday, 12th October 2019, all eyes were glued to the screens. Many wanted to witness history in the making. The much-awaited INEOS 1:59 challenge at the Prater ...
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African languages

African Languages among Top 10 Widest Spoken Languages in American Homes

The United States Census Bureau identified African languages as among the top 10 fastest growing languages in America. Due to ...
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Meet Lesley Nneka Arimah, the Nigerian writer who won the 2019 Caine Prize

The winner of the 20th edition of Caine Prize for African Literature is Lesley Nneka Arimah's short story dubbed "Skinned" ...
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The Catch Me If You Can: Jessica Nabongo is the First Black Woman to Visit All Countries in the World

It is a first from Ugandan Jessica Nabongo who resides in Detroit, State of Michigan. She is the first documented ...
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Best Honeymoon Getaways in North Africa

Africa is a rich and diverse continent. From the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains to the cool waters of ...
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