Natural Born Hiker. My Love for Walking in this months khuluma in-flight magazine.

Natural Born Hiker. My Journey to Mountain Trails. All it requires is putting one foot in front of the other – plus a commitment and a bit of planning. I time travelled back to the moment I became a hiker, and the three multi-day walks I recommend signing up for immediately. Hawequa is a Khoi word meaning ‘the man in the mountain’ – and I was ready to meet him. It seemed easy enough despite my having grown up on the immense flatlands of the Free State where mine dumps…

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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Extends Begging Bowl to Private Sector

By Kudzanai Gerede President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reached out to the private sector to offer assistance to government in mobilizing resources towards the Cyclone Idai victims as supplies to the affected areas remain critical. Owing to government’s failure to set up a properly funded disaster management fund to mitigate effects of such natural occurrences, the Mnangagwa administration has been overwhelmed by the work at hand. Addressing captains of industry and business leaders invited at State House today, President Mnangagwa admitted government did not have the capacity to reconstruct affected areas…

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See all the mystery and glamour at the 2019 Voodoo Festival in Benin

Africa is home to quite a number of religions. Even before Islam and Christianity arrived on the continent, the traditional religions reigned supreme. One of the most popular religions still practised even today is Voodoo. Countries like Benin, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria and the African diaspora including Haiti, The Dominican Republic, Cuba, Brazil and America consider voodoo a part of their spiritual existence. Widely regarded as the birthplace of voodoo, the tiny West African nation of Benin hosts the Voodoo Festival each year on January 10, a day also set aside…

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Africa: David Beckham Voices Appeal to End Malaria – in Swahili and Yoruba

Photo: @MalariaNoMore/Twitter British soccer star David Beckham launched a global video appeal on Tuesday to end malaria in which he appeared to be speaking nine languages including Swahili and Yoruba – but aided by artificial intelligence. By Hanna Resch London — British soccer star David Beckham launched a global video appeal on Tuesday to end malaria in which he appeared to be speaking nine languages including Swahili and Yoruba – but aided by artificial intelligence. In the 55-second video, Beckham fronts both male and female voices, including malaria survivors and…

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