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Women in Malawi react to female cabinet appointments

Just a few days after the swearing-in of new ministers in Malawi, women in rural communities have shown optimism with a good representation of...

Eco-Lodge, traditional cuisines a complete African experience

The Afrika Kenya Village on Kenya's coast has a cluster of traditional huts hidden in the midst of the serene Mtwapa Creek. The clay and...

Feeding East Africa’s hungry from a single port

The World Food Programme supplies hundreds of thousands of metric tons of food per year to hungry people across the continent. The life-giving supplies...

Feature: Libya sees boom in domestic desert tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

Juma Al-Ghanai, a Libyan tourist expert, has organized a large desert tourism event for the Libyans who have a passion for exploring their own...

From the streets of Kibera to the pages of Vogue: Meet...

On the outskirts of Kibera is the home-studio of David Ochieng;  a simple room bursting with scraps of colourful kitenge fabrics, sewing machines, and...

Feature: Engaging the youth in COVID-19 interventions in Zambia

It has been noted the world over that there is a need to fully engage young people in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

As China’s governing party marks centenary, African parties take note

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, a political organization that, over the course of the past...

Kenyan ‘mkunga’ says delivering babies is her ‘God-given calling’

67-year-old Evelyn Wekesa is a traditional birth attendant who has helped thousands of women in Kenya's Bungoma County deliver babies. Wekesa, affectionately referred to as ...

Autistic in Uganda: families persevere amid stigma, lack of services

As the world marks International Autism Day, there's increased focus on ensuring inclusive and equitable education for people living with this condition in Uganda. But campaigners are concerned about...

South Africa: What’s in store for the upcoming elections?

It has been twenty-five years since Nelson Mandela - the icon of South Africa’s liberation movement - cast his ballot in the country’s first...