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Reporters Diary: Villagers learn new technique to fight climate change

Beyond the ‘home of heroes’ that is Eldoret Town in South-Eastern Kenya lies Elgeyo-Marakwet County close to 100 kilometres away. It is characterized by rolling...

China’s Hunan province brings cultural offerings to Kenya in Nairobi showcase

The landlocked south-central Chinese province of Hunan may be half a world away from Nairobi but on Thursday evening, a variety show organized by...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Sirleaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

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 youth compete in Chinese martial arts tournament

Chinese martial arts like wushu and kungfu have been around for millennia. But, in recent years, these art forms have been gaining ground as...

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...

The challenge of having an intersex child

Eight years ago, Peter Maingi and his wife walked into a hospital expecting their second child.  They had been told from the scans that it...

Irreecha: Thousands of Ethiopians celebrate popular thanksgiving festival

Hiwot Tesfaye, a diaspora-based Ethiopian, is excited to celebrate Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving event celebrated by millions of Ethiopians annually, for the first...

Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...
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