Following in the Footsteps of Professor Wangari Maathai

“The generation that destroys the environment is not the generation that pays the price. That is the problem.” – Professor Wangari Maathai Conservation of the environment on the continent has been making positive strides in the past few years. One of the outstanding personalities and household names in conservation is Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor […]

Opportunity for Investment in Ethiopia’s Hospitality Sector

With a population of over 100 million people, Ethiopia is Africa’s second most populous nation. Just like many other countries on the continent, Ethiopia has gone through various economic and social challenges. Ethiopia is one of the countries in Africa that has begun to realize the full value of its economic potential. In the recent years, Ethiopia’s […]

10 Reasons Why Africa is a Source for Top Tech Talent

Technology is fast growing in Africa and so is tech talent. The continent is experiencing transformative impact as a result of technology. From rural Ghana where low income earners are able to buy insurance policies through their mobile phones to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where residents are able to send and receive money through their mobile […]

5 Historic Houses in South Africa

The history of South Africa is not only documented in books and films, but it’s also deeply embedded in the walls and corridors of homes that used to house some of the country’s most iconic figures. Some of these homes have become as famous as their owners, for they know the secrets of the land and tell […]

Take A Safari To Marsabit National Park (The Misty Montane Paradise)

Approximately 560 km north of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and 263 km north of Isiolo Town,a densely-forested mountain and three crater lakes provide a haven for a variety of birdlife, mammals and reptiles. The beautiful Marsabit National Park is home to huge tusked bull elephants, diverse birdlife, and reptiles. Hikes in the dense forest wreathed in […]

How Africa is Preparing for the Future with STEM Education

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Development experts throughout the globe have grasped onto the acronym as shorthand for the education, training and workforce development policies that will yield the greatest dividends for any country, developed or emerging. For example, the United States spends approximately $500 billion on research and development per year, about 70% of […]

Why Arts & Culture is Key to Workforce Development

Storytelling. Musical concerts. Art museums. Traditional dance performances. Crafts markets. Workforce development. Which one of the above doesn’t fit?  According to a report recently published by the United Nations, they all fit together seamlessly; arts and culture is an unappreciated form of creating sustainable jobs in cities around the world, and especially in Africa.  UNESCO, […]

Top Classic African Style Icons

When it comes to the world of fashion, Africa’s famous people, spanning from presidents to musicians, have done well to show off the continent’s style to the world. Famous people from the continent have used fashion as a reaffirmation of African identity, and as a way for the continent’s identity to make its mark on […]