5 contemporary African festivals to attend this summer

Festivals are a big deal all over the world, especially for the black community which has used festivals as a way of preserving and promoting their culture and way of life. The art of cultural festivals for the black community started in Africa and slowly spread throughout the world among black people especially in the Caribbean. In Africa, older festivals for a long time were the only ones that have been celebrated and honoured. However, the turn of the 20th century brought with it the birth of new festivals that…

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Health Alert: 137,000 people in Africa die annually from contaminated food

By Jessica Ahedor Dr Owen-Laws Kaluwa — WHO Country representative to Ghana A World Health Organizations latest report on food security has revealed, the African region has the highest burden of food-borne diseases with about 91 million people falling ill from consuming contaminated food. As such, an estimated 137,000 people in Africa die annually from contaminated food. According to the WHO representative in Ghana, Dr. Owen Kaluwa  who was speaking at the maiden commemoration of World Food Safety Day in Accra said  Children under five years of age carry 40%…

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Ghana: Disbursement of Zongo Development Fund to Start Soon – – President Akufo-Addo

press releaseBy Rex Mainoo Yeboah The Ministry of Inner Cities and Zongo Development will soon disburse funds from the Zongo Development Fund (ZDF) captured in the 2019 Budget, for the commencement of infrastructural developments at the Zongo communities in the country. This follows the signing of the 2019 Commencement Warrant for the Zongo Development Ministry, to officially draw funds from the Zongo Development Fund for the provision of some infrastructure projects at the country’s Zongos. The fund will be used to provide water, rehabilitate school blocks and build new ones,…

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10 Best Travel Destinations in Africa

Africa is one of the best travel destinations in the world. Here, you can enjoy crystal blue beaches, majestic wildlife, and a wealth of culture and history. This article will look at ten countries to visit across the continent. Tourism in Africa increased by 2% in 2014, according to the UN World Tourism Organization report of that year.  It reached an estimated $36 billion in revenue from $1 billion in 2013. Sub-Saharan Africa saw the most arrivals from international tourists. International arrivals increased by 3% from 2013. The top reason…

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5 Reasons Why Cape Town is for Solo Travellers

Also known as the “Mother City”, Cape Town’s diversity in nature, culture, attractions and various things to see and do, makes it the ideal destination for anyone easily overwhelmed by large groups or boisterous crowds. Whether you want to check out from all human interaction, or find easy ways to interact with new people, Cape Town will have you covered. Quality Hostels, BnBs and Lodges Although hostels and backpackers can be the stuff of nightmares, particularly for the traveller who simply wants to escape the social niceties and live anonymously, they can…

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AOP London Investor Forum 2019

On June 11, 2019, the forum will once again unite the continent’s top executives and leading government officials with investors from around the world in London. The one-day program will highlight the most pressing issues facing the industry today, and bring together policy makers, financiers and the private sector to tackle the issues and opportunities in Africa’s energy sector. Syndicated content. For original article click here

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