“This is the story of Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies who were once corporate and government leaders in the 1970’s but are now retired. They now live the retired high life travelling to exotic and remote areas within Africa to explore, party and enjoy in exclusivity.
We managed to catch up with 3 of them in Somalia soon after they landed. Little is know about them till now…..”
#3 Bushfire: Swaziland
When: May 27 – 29, 2016
This three-day music and arts festival invites revelers to “Bring Your Fire.” It features theatre, music, poetry, art exhibitions, and workshops. Family entertainment, puppetry, and storytelling make this event kid friendly, so the whole family can join in the fun. This year’s impressive line-up includes South Africa’s Mafikizolo, Estere (New Zealand), Cold Specks (Canada), as well as other others stars from around the world.
She Leads Africa spoke with a number of young African female entrepreneurs about the challenges their businesses are solving. These Motherland Moguls do not just see challenges in Africa’s problems, they see opportunities and great potential for growth. Here are the opportunities ten women shared with us.
Haben Girma has an impressive resume. The daughter of an Eritrean refugee, she is a magna cum laude graduate of Lewis & Clark College and Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate. Haben, who was named a White House Champion of Change in 2013, currently works as an attorney at Disability Rights Advocates.
African countries have churned out a number of prominent and talented athletes who often dominate marathons. More people are taking up the challenge of running marathons. For some, running is a lucrative and challenging profession. For others, it’s a great way to stay in shape or a means to test physical and emotional limits. Whatever the motivation, here are some major running races that occur across the continent on an annual basis.