DR Congo skips independence parade amid security fears

30-Jun-2017

Democratic Republic of Congo will not hold its annual independence day military parade on Friday because of security concerns, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila said. Congo's independence day parades, held each of the last three years, are usually...

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As increase in aid ebbs famine in South Sudan, UN warns ‘millions still on the edge of a cliff’

22-Jun-2017

While famine has eased in South Sudan, the situation across the crisis-torn country remains dire, as the number of people struggling to find food each day has grown from 4.9 million in February to six million today – the highest level of food...

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Ethiopia overtakes Kenya as economic giant of East Africa

30-May-2017

According to International Monetary Fund (IMF) figures, Ethiopia’s annual economic output (i.e. Gross Domestic Product (GDP)) for this year was expected to hit $78 billion from $72 billion recorded last year. Their economic growth since 2015 has...

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Ethiopia: A landlocked spectacle

17-Apr-2017

During the Neo-Imperialism era in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as the Europeans proceeded on their journey for the “Conquest of Africa”; they never anticipated that they would face defeat at the hands of an African country. However,...

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A stroll through Morocco

17-Apr-2017

About a thousand years ago, on either side of the mighty Atlas Mountains lived small independent clans of farmers, traders and nomads. The nomads or ‘Berbers’ as they were known as, understood the landscape so well that they were able to...

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Ghana: The gold coast of Africa

17-Apr-2017

With the motto of “Freedom and Justice” they have risen everytime in their game act. Ghana, situated on the west coast, is one of the most prosperous and flourishing economies of the continent of Africa. It has often been referred to as an...

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EGYPT: A dream in the Desert

17-Apr-2017

The Arab republic of Egypt, a democratic republic, commonly known as Egypt’s is a silent beauty. This nation is one of its kind. Its beauty lies in its culture and heritage. Egypt may not have many natural attractions but man has surely made its...

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