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TripZapp: the travel platform for travelling around Africa
1 year ago

TripZapp: the travel platform for travelling around Africa

“It’s not safe.” “Is it safe?” These are probably the most common comments I get from friends, family, and curious observers whenever I’m travelling somewhere in Nigeria or Africa.

I …
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Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier
2 years ago

Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier

Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris to the sandy beaches at the coast and metropolis cities …
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Africa’s Season of Famine?
2 years ago

Africa’s Season of Famine?

Since the beginning of the year news headlines have been threatening that famine is, once again, imminent in Africa. In February the United Nations formally declared famine in parts of …
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Building a Just Society with African Prisons Project
3 years ago

Building a Just Society with African Prisons Project

The African Prisons Project (APP) is a noble effort to improve access to healthcare, education, and justice in communities across the continent. Founded in 2004, APP believes in …
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UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development
3 years ago

UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development

The first ever United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) Youth Forum held in Nairobi, Kenya between 17 and 21 July 2016 was a momentous occasion. …
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Africa’s Top Hiking Trails
3 years ago

Africa’s Top Hiking Trails

For the fit and adventurous, hiking trails offer the perfect opportunity for exploring and taking in the natural beauty different regions have to offer. Africa’s natural habitat, diversity, …
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Silas Miami: Wise Beyond His Years
3 years ago

Silas Miami: Wise Beyond His Years

Multi-talented Silas Miami is a professional musician, film student, and photographer who left his native Kenya to attend the AFDA film school in Cape Town and expand his …
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Kenya’s Just A Band is Taking a Break
3 years ago

Kenya’s Just A Band is Taking a Break

This time last year, we were hanging out with Just A Band at Yale’s Africa Salon. Today we found out that our favorite African electronic group announced that they’ll be …
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A Tribute to Garissa Massacre Victims
3 years ago

A Tribute to Garissa Massacre Victims

A week ago I couldn’t wait to see my family

Excited to commune over the holiday break

All smiles and ablush at my new found love

Bursting with knowledge and …
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Popular This Week: Glam Grannies, Music Festivals, and Business Challenges
3 years ago

Popular This Week: Glam Grannies, Music Festivals, and Business Challenges

Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies by Osborne Macharia

“This is the story of Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies who were once corporate and government leaders in the 1970’s but are …
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