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Hung out to dry: Botswana’s cattle sector grapples with drought

Like many in Botswana, cattle rearing for Boyce Sebonego, is a family affair.  “My dad, my mother - they loved farming, they loved anything to...

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...

Implement health policy for sickle cell patients in Africa: Sickle cell...

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells in people’s bodies. Normally, red blood cells (RBCs) transport oxygen throughout...

Invasive crows plague Kenya’s coast

Originally introduced by colonialists in the early 20th century to control garbage, Indian house crows have become an unwelcome fixture of coastal Kenya's wildlife...

Kenya’s COVID-19 home-based care boosts recoveries, eases burden on health system

When Joan Macharia's brother early this month had symptoms of COVID-19 that include dry cough and fever, he visited a government hospital in the...

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...

‘Love hormone’ oxytocin turns fierce South African lions into kittens

Scientists who spent years spraying oxytocin up the noses of lions found the big cats became much friendlier with their neighbors and less prone...

Woman motor mechanic inspires women to break gender barriers in Zimbabwe

When most people think of a motor mechanic, what they often visualize is a man covered in grime and grease -- the idea of...

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...

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...