Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine

When safari tourists drive to the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, few realise they are passing one of the world’s most contentious goldmines. From the escarpment above the plain, the North Mara facility is so large that it at first resembles a bare hillside. But look closer and the artificial mound is made up of tiers of reddish brown earth, from which a thin grey plume of smoke drifts up to the sky. Nearer still, you find a vast tailings reservoir filled with contaminated wastewater. Locals live in huts under…

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European Development Days EDD 2019 forum opens [The Morning Call]

The European Development Days EDD 2019 forum has opened. Organizers of the 2-day forum say the forum serves as an opportunity to bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Our journalist Linette Bahati is there for us in Brussels and she joins us live this morning. source: http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/18/women-in-business-the-africa-ceo-forum-opens-the-morning-call/

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What is the role of women in new technologies?

The second edition of the Women in Business leadership meeting organized by the Africa CEO Forum kicked off on Monday. For the next two days, nearly 250 participants from 31 countries will discuss innovation and the role of women in new technologies. A highly dynamic sector with the development of artificial intelligence… which women must seize, explains Hajer Khader Bizri, deputy director of the Women in Business Initiative. The second edition of the Women in Business leadership meeting organized by the Africa CEO Forum kicked off on Monday. Women are…

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Five ways to improve your Mental Health

It is important to take care of yourself and get the best from life. Below are five ways to look after your mental health. 1. Surround yourself with good people: People with strong family or social connections are generally healthier than those who lack a support network. Make plans with supportive family members and friends, or seek out activities where you can meet new people. Talking about your feelings can help you stay in a good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled. Talking about your feelings…

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Africa: U.S. African Policy’s Lost ‘Dynamics’

At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa’s political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong. It is the top event for economic relations between Africa and the United States: 12 heads of state and government, including the presidents of Namibia, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau and Malawi, have announced their intention to attend the US-Africa Business Summit, which begins on June 18 in Mozambique’s capital Maputo. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta will be…

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Nigeria: Ruling Party, Opposition Culpable in 2019 Election Violence – EU

By Kunle Sanni Nigeria’s leading parties failed to act to curb violence during the 2019 general elections, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) has said. “The leading parties were at fault in not reining in acts of violence and intimidation by supporters, and in abusing incumbency at federal and state levels,” the observers said in the report released on Saturday. The “leading parties” in the elections were the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The APC presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, won the…

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Waterproof Speaker, Bosch Tools, DIY Ice Cream, Kindle Bestsellers, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    An amazing deal on Bosch power tools, a $20 waterproof Bluetooth speaker from Anker, and a $5 beer glass that provides clean water to people in need lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Happy Father’s Day, everyone! Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Today’s Best Tech Deals Every Apple Watch owner should have two charging cables. One for their nightstand, and one for their luggage. It’s…

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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay.

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have been in use by a single company since 1998, under a supposedly “exploratory permit” This article by Conservation Action Trust is offered to help broaden awareness of the issues facing wildlife and wild animals. The pics are upsetting but offer an idea of the pain and suffering the poor animal suffered. Members of the public spotted the entangled whale – a sub adult male roughly ten…

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Men & Women Relationships; Auto-Eroticism.

You are here: Home / News / Men & Women Relationships; Auto-Eroticism. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Masturbation. Self-pleasure is an act that allows a person to explore their fantasies and sexuality without judgment from a sex partner. There are people out there who still feel that masturbation is an unclean act because it gives you that Sexual exploration is important step in getting to know one’s self, because without it, how can you know what your sexual likes and dislikes are? Only you can find out…

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Tanzania And Kenya: An Idyllic Setting For Nature And Wellness Retreats

Combining a once in a lifetime safari with a holistic and wellness retreat in Kenya and Tanzania gives you the chance to experience nature first hand, where you get to see wild animals in their natural habitat, spend time away from your smart devices and a chance to meet with the locals. All these added benefits in the wild plus the benefits of a wellness retreat is why wellness tourism is on the rise both globally and in Africa. From 2015 to 2017, it grew by 6.5%, twice as fast…

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