Tag: Africa

South Africa’s Parliament faces unprecedented uncertainty as they choose a new president through a vote

South African lawmakers are set to elect a president on Friday in a landmark vote that is not merely a formality. Cyril Ramaphosa, seeking a second term as leader of Africa’s most industrialized economy, faces a challenge as his party, the African National Congress, lost its majority in the recent election. To secure his reelection, […]

Exploring Africa: Cruises, wine tours, and hikes that go beyond traditional safaris

Africa is known for its incredible wildlife and safaris that attract tourists from around the world. However, there is so much more to explore beyond the traditional game drives. From mountains to beaches to wine regions, Africa offers a diverse range of experiences for those willing to venture off the beaten path. One of the […]

Africa’s Cholera Crisis Intensifies Due to Extreme Weather and Vaccine Shortages

Extreme weather events in Africa have caused a surge in cholera outbreaks, leading to thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of reported cases in southern and East Africa since late 2021. Countries like Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia have been hit particularly hard by these outbreaks, exacerbated by either floods, droughts, […]

There are risks in companies attempting to appeal to a larger number of smartphone users in Africa

Access to mobile phones and the internet has revolutionized the way people in sub-Saharan Africa live and work. In countries like Ghana, where infrastructure and public services are lacking, technology has played a unique role in bridging the gap and improving livelihoods. Anita Akpeere, a chef in Ghana’s capital, relies on her smartphone to receive […]

The biggest mistakes made by a family who traveled for a year

Exploring the World: A Family’s Year-Long Adventure Embarking on a year-long family trip is a dream for many people, filled with the promise of life-changing experiences and unforgettable memories. Margaret Bensfield Sullivan, along with her husband and two kids, set out on a journey that took them to 29 countries across six continents. But behind […]

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