Fri, Dec 9, 2022

The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language

The Story of How Swahili Became Africa’s Most Spoken Language

Once just an obscure island dialect of an African Bantu tongue, Swahili has evolved into Africa’s most internationally recognised language. It is peer to...
Cyclone Batsirai Kills At Least 10 in Madagascar, Destroys Homes and Cuts Power

Cyclone Batsirai Kills At Least 120 in Madagascar, Destroys Homes and...

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Cyclone Batsirai killed at least 120 people in Madagascar, the second to hit the Indian Ocean island in just two weeks,...
Saving Rayan: Rescuers Within Metres of Saving 5-Year-Old As Threat of Landslide Looms

Tragically 5-Year-Old Rayan Passed Away Before Rescuers Could Reach Him

Rescuers - who have been working day and night for five days - say they are within three metres of saving a five-year-old child...
Snowfall in the Sahara desert. Photo: derdour rachid/Shutterstock

Snowfall in the Sahara Desert: An Unusual Weather Phenomenon

Snowfall in a hot desert may seem a contradiction but snow has been recorded several times in the Sahara Desert over the last decades,...
Amazing Africa! CNN Correspondent Shares Africa's Hidden Gems with the World

Amazing Africa! CNN Correspondent Shares Africa’s Hidden Gems with the World

CNN correspondent David McKenzie, who has over 55,000 followers on Twitter, has shared some of the 'hidden' gems he has discovered while reporting from...
Red Sea Souk Award

Film About Female Anti-Poaching Group in Africa Wins $25,000 Red Sea...

A film in development, featuring the first armed female anti-poaching group in Africa, has won a grant of $25,000 from the Red Sea Fund......
Citizens in London Called On to Stand Up for Africa in Demonstration on Sunday

Citizens in London Called On to Stand Up for Africa in...

UK-based Africans are calling for a citizens gathering outside the South African High Commission in Trafalgar Square this Sunday 5 December. All are welcome...
President Ramaphosa calls for promotion of trade between African countries

President Ramaphosa Calls for Promotion of Trade Between African Countries

The promotion of trade between African countries is critical if the continent is to change the distorted trade relationship that exists between African countries...
ZimbABWE Cathy buckle

Cathy Buckle: Zimbabwe Back on Slippery Slope to Nowhere

Dear Family and Friends, When it started raining at dusk and went on all night I knew I had a problem… writes Cathy Buckle...
Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, SA's Minister of Small Business Development

Google Announces $1-Billion Investment in Africa

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai today announced at Google for Africa's first virtual event that the company will invest $1-billion in Africa over...