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Kenyan University Beats Oxford in Law Competition

Kenya's Kenyatta University has beaten the UK's Oxford University in the semi-finals of a competition for aspiring lawyers. Oxford - one of the most prestigious universities in the world - were the defending champions in the Nelson Mandela World Human...

Top 20: Africa’s Best Governed Countries in 2020

The governments of Mauritius, Cabo verde and Seychelles are the best when it comes to governance in Africa. They rank as the top 3 best governed countries in Africa, according to the Ibrahim Index of African Governance.

Kenya Named Africa’s Leading Tourist Destination in 2020

Kenya has been named Africa’s leading tourist destination in 2020 by the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA)

Kenya Senators Can Now Put On Traditional Attire to Parliament

Senators in Kenya will now be allowed to attend proceedings in their cultural attire after the House Speaker Kenneth Lusaka made a landmark ruling on Tuesday. Senators, both male and female, were previously only allowed into the chambers while dressed...

Matriarchal Communities in Africa: African Communities Where Women Reign Supreme

From the Umoja community in Northern Kenya to the small rural community of Arnado Debbo in Niger state, Nigeria. These here are three African communities with long-standing traditions where to be a woman is superior.

Sex Tourism in Kenya — NGO’s Calls for Help in Fight Against Rising Sexual Abuse by Foreigners

Child protection organizations in Kenya Anti-trafficking organisations say widespread trust in white outsiders has made kenya's children an easy target for abusers from the west. Kenya’s peaceful beaches are a popular tourist destination. But they are increasingly attracting sex tourists...

Teenage Pregnancy in Kenya: 170 Girls Below 14 Years Got Pregnant in Meru County Since January

About 170 girls aged between 10 and 14 years in Meru County, Kenya fell pregnant between January and mid-June this year. These are among 5,270 teenage pregnancies recorded through the Kenya Health Information System in the county. The data shows...

Coronavirus: Kenya Releases 7,000 Inmates to Decongest Prisons

Kenya has released 7,000 prison inmates in a bid to decongest prisons since coronavirus pandemic hit the country, Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i has told Senators. The minister told the Senate's Corvid-19 committee that two cases were detected in a prison...

#MoneyHeist: Outrage as Kenya Spends Covid-19 Funds on Tea and Snacks

Kenyans online are outraged after the ministry of health spent $37,000 on tea and snacks for its staff in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 4 million Kenyan shillings ($37,000; £30,000) has been spent on tea and...

Kenya To Roll Out A Social Economic Inclusion Program For The Most Vulnerable Citizens

Following the success of Kenya’s Inua Jamii project, a stipends cash transfer project for the elderly, the government plans to roll out a Ksh33 billion ($329.37 million) social inclusion programme that will boost ongoing efforts to transform the socioeconomic...

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Savika – The Extremely Dangerous Traditional Bull Wrestling Culture in Madagascar

In the island country of Madagascar, there exists an incredible and little-known form of bullfighting called 'Savika'.

Black Billionaires: Top 15 Richest Black People in the World (2021)

Nigerian Cement tycoon 'Dangote' is the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $11.9 billion (as of January, 2021).

7 Little Known Facts About The Atlantic Slave Trade

Here are 7 Little known facts about the atlantic slave trade that saw a vast majority of africans transported as slaves to a whole...

Top 15 Highest Grossing Nollywood Movies Ever (Updated: 2021)

These are the Top 15 Highest Grossing Nollywood Movies of all time. Revenues from special screenings, DVD sales, online streaming and theatrical screenings outside...

10 Incredible Stories About The Exploration Of Africa

Africa has long been a mysterious, magical, and interesting place. The northern parts were explored first, leaving the rest of the land long shrouded...