Trade between African countries has the greatest potential for building sustainable economic development and integration, says African Economic Outlook 2017, a flagship report of the African Development Bank released in Ahmedabad on Day 1 of its 52ndAnnual meetings in India. Citing data produced by its economists and peer institutions, the report said trade among African […]
The dangerous obsession with skin lightening by African millennials; a lack of self knowledge and appreciation?
The pursuit of beauty and better self esteem for some comes with meticulous ways for make one feel better, more beautiful and with a higher level of confidence. This pursuit has led many to beauty products marketed as having the power to change the look from the outside such as skin lightening cosmetics that have […]
Since African nations attained their independence back in the 1960s, the notion of a united continent has always been anticipated. In 1964, the Organization of African unity (OAU) latter African Union was formulated to this respect. Muammar Gaddafi was one of the project’s most vocal leaders with great expectations for Africa. However, Africa still faces […]
Mukimo is a meal whose origin is Central Kenya (Agikuyu community) but it is being served in hotels across the country keeping in mind of the diversity of Kenyan people. Mukimo is pretty much the easiest thing to make. Any Kikuyu dish is easy to make. Even Karen Blixen alluded to this historical fact in Out […]
Botswana is a southern Africa country made up of different ethnic groups, although the Batswana are the majority of the population, the nation’s other ethnic communities largely embrace different art mediums of expression. Music is a large part of Botswana culture, and includes popular and folk forms. Botswana church choirs are common nationwide. Music education is an essential component of the Botswana educational […]
The growing infatuation with English football in Africa; can the sport foster unity amongst the sports fans and citizenry at large? Since the inception of television in Sub Saharan Africa around the 1970s, the love for European sports like soccer, rugby and volleyball spread across the continent. Among those sports, soccer stands out with the […]