Africa’s Poverty Amidst Wealth of Resources

By Pam Riungu There is no disputing that Africa is endowed with diverse resources. In fact, majority of its natural resources are undiscovered or barely...

How pregnant woman lost her daughter after being given 2 days’ notice to travel...

It was the expat military life she had always dreamed of. Kate Howe had a grand colonial home in Kenya, a healthy little boy...

“South Africa is like a vicious wolf, openly hostile toward black humanity.” Malcolm X

On July 17, 1964 Malcolm X, acting in his capacity as "observer", distributed this memorandum to delegates of the Organization of African Unity meeting...

‘Help Kenya, Not Kanye’ campaign for charity popularized in Canada

An Edmonton-based charity devoted to providing support to orphans affected by HIV/AIDS is an inadvertent beneficiary of an online campaign to “Help Kenya, not...

Namibia Pulls Out of ICC

The Namibian government has approved a recommendation by the ruling Swapo Party for the country to withdraw from the widely-discredited International Criminal Court (ICC).Namibia,...

The fascinating life of Britain’s greatest female aviator and life in Kenya

Given the gender discrimination women faced during the first half of the 20th century (not to mention before and since), it is somewhat surprising...

Kenyan slum mothers defy huge odds to inspire hope to loved ones

Lucy Kerubo's infectious smile and warm demeanor has won her many friends in the expansive Nairobi's Kibera slums where abject poverty and other social...

Zimbabwe politician Morgan Tsvangirai says he has colon cancer

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with cancer of the colon and is undergoing treatment in neighbouring South Africa. Morgan...

Blamed for a man’s death, this Australian mother is a Kenyan fugitive

The motorcyclist who slammed into Alisa Kefford Parker's stationary car was travelling at high speed on an unroadworthy bike. His headlight was not switched on...

A U.S. Co-Working Space Aimed at the African Diaspora

As smartphones, social media, and other emerging technologies spread across the globe, the people who design iPhones and write code for Facebook remain stubbornly...