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Lifestyle

10 Importance of Reading

When was the last time you read an important book or magazine article? Are your daily reading habits centered on the instructions on tweets, Facebook updates, or instant oatmeal? If you are one of countless people who do not have regular reading habits, then you may miss the opportunity. There are many benefits of reading. […]

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Business

Largest Cities In Africa

Africa’s population and urbanization rate are increasing at the same time. This has led to the expansion of existing cities and the emergence of new urban areas. The population of Africa is expected to double by 2050 to more than 2 billion. According to research by the World Economic Forum, the fastest growing cities in […]

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Politics

UN General Assembly 2021: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauds African Development Bank’s global leadership on climate adaptation

Six weeks into this year’s global climate summit (COP26), President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina of the African Development Bank on Thursday raised concerns on the urgent need to finance climate adaptation. He called out to the developed world to make reference on its promise of $100 billion per year for climate change. The African Development […]

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Laws and Legal Systems

Kenyan High Court Judge Declares Being Housewife A Full-Time Payable Job

A Kenyan High Court judge, Teresia Matheka has reportedly declared being a housewife a fulltime job that should attract some form of compensation. The judge who presided over a matrimonial property dispute, said that it is unfair for courts to rule that housewives do not contribute anything to the financial progress of the family. The […]

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Business

15 Most Valuable African Companies

Today, with so much happening all around the world, Africa becomes the center of lucrative business activities and investment rather than a mere land of exploitation by other continents. Gone are the days when Africa was famous for war, poverty, disease outbreaks and diamond mines. In recent years, the people of Africa are well informed […]

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Business

Top 10 Richest Women in Africa

Today’s women, especially African women, are changing the status quo, breaking down all the barriers that women would never break in the past, and earning their own money. African women are challenging the current state of affairs of the African continent in various ways, from business to politics, media, science and technology, and leaving non-existent […]

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History

History of Africa; Early Civilization to the 19th Century

Around 3300 BC, history records in Northern Africa the birth of literacy in the Pharaonic civilization of Ancient Egypt. One of the world’s foremost and longest- lasting civilizations, the Egyptian state continued, with varying footings of influence over other areas, until 343 BC. Egyptian influence reached deep into present-day Libya and Nubia. An independent centre […]

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Laws and Legal Systems

Illegal Mining In Africa

Illegal mining is considered an environmental crime, which is a collective term describing any illegal activity carried out by an entity, generally to generate financial or material benefits resulting in the affliction of the ecosystem by damaging environmental quality, driving biodiversity loss or overexploiting natural resources. It is an activity carried out without legal permits, […]

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History

The African History (part 3)

Africa is supposed of by some paleoanthropologists to be the oldest tied-up range on Earth, with the Human species springing from the mainland. During the mid-20th century, anthropologists discovered numerous stuck-in-the-muds and evidence of human occupation possibly as early as 7 million years ago (BP = before present). Stuck-in-the-mud remains of several species of early […]

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Finance

Top Investment Opportunities & Great Business Ideas To Start in Africa (Part 9)

Mining Equipment Repair and Spare Parts Supplier The mining industry in Africa is the largest in the world. The economies of many African countries depend on the exploration and production of minerals. Africa’s mineral reserves rank among the top three in bauxite, cobalt, diamond, phosphate, platinum and vermiculite. Uranium, platinum, nickel, bauxite and cobalt are […]