Home » Archives by category » Lifestyle (Page 2)

Morocco: Vivo Energy & Zakoura Foundation partner with Education Ministry to educate on environment

Vivo Energy and the Zakoura Foundation have signed a partnership agreement with the Ministry of National Education to bolster environmental education in Morocco. The aim of this innovative partnership is to unite efforts for the Mama Tabiaa environmental education program. The Mama Tabiaa program (Mother Nature) will be generalized in the primary cycle in order […]

Read More

Egypt or South Africa to host AFCON

Egypt and South Africa have officially put in bids to host the next African Cup of Nations, the continent’s football body said. Cameroon has been stripped of the rights to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations earlier this month, with CAF saying that Cameroon has been unable to complete the necessary logistics. CAF also […]

Read More

Uganda’s Quiin Abenakyo crowned Miss World Africa

Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo has been crowned as Miss World Africa at the 2018 Miss World finale in China. Quinn is the first Miss Uganda to make it to the top five finalists. Abenakyo won the continental crown by beating Mauritius’s Murielle Ravina. The 68th Miss World title went to Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon […]

Read More

African Governance Report calls for sustainable management of natural resources

The fifth edition of the African Governance Report (AGR-V) recently launched in Kigali Rwanda has examined efforts made to improve the governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources Entitled “Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation”, the report, which is produced by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), builds on the themes and […]

Read More

Tourism: Prince Harry to help restock elephants in Zambia

Britain’s Prince Harry paid last weekend a two-day trip to Zambia, where he visited the capital city of Lusaka and its Burma Barracks. On Monday, the Duke of Sussex offered to support the Zambian government’s efforts to boost tourism by facilitating a deal with Botswana to move some elephants to the Zambia. The commitment was […]

Read More

Blues legend Didier Drogba hangs up his boots

Veteran Ivorian forward Didier Drogba has confirmed his retirement as a player ending “an amazing 20 years”. The 40-year-old, who scored 164 goals in 381 appearances over two spells with Chelsea, had been expected to hang up his boots following the United Soccer League Cup final defeat to Louisville City earlier this month. In a […]

Read More

Tanzania launches anti-gay witch-hunt

Tanzania’s government has established a committee to investigate and deal with people who are involved in homosexual activities. According to local media, the 17-member committee was announced on Wednesday by the Dar es Salaam regional commissioner, Paul Makonda. The committee includes police officers, psychologists, and members of the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority. Addressing a press […]

Read More

Africa: Air pollution kills hundreds children – WHO warns

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said air pollution kills 7 million people each year including 600,000 children mostly in Africa and Asia. It also said 9 out of 10 people on the planet breathe in toxic air. According to the UN health body, every day, 93 percent of children under the age of […]

Read More

DRC: Surgeon Denis Mukwege wins 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Surgeon Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, jointly with Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad. The Congolese doctor, known as the rape surgeon, is a crusading gynecologist who has spent more than two decades treating appalling injuries inflicted on women, victim of sexual violence, in DRC, while Ms […]

Read More

Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, Eritrea celebrate discovery of Christ’s Cross

Thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans had flocked to Meskel Square in Addis Ababa on Wednesday to commemorate the Meskel festival, also known as the Finding of the True Cross on which Jesus was crucified. Ethiopians from across the country — and visitors from around the world — carried yellow daises, wooden crosses and wax candles […]

Read More