The Great Zimbabwe

The Great Zimbabwe is an ancient City that flourished around 12th to mid 15th centuries in Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwe and the town of Masvingo. The Kingdom which the city served as headquarter is subject to controversy. The city is believed to have served as Royal Palace for the local monarch. The city was constructed […]

There will be no boarding schools, KSCE and KCPE examinations in Kenya with new proposals

Parents should now prepare to have their children at home as an education task force proposes scrapping of boarding in secondary schools. Boarding facilities will be reserved for a few institutions that will admit learners across the country to pursue various pathways in senior secondary schools as envisioned under the new 2-6-3-3-3 education system. The […]

Mosi-oa-Tunya-The Victoria Falls fun facts

Mosi-oa-Tunya (From the Kololo or Lozi language) that is the name known to locals, can be translated as smoke that thunders. British explorer and missionary David Livingston was the first European to view it and named it Victoria Falls after the then queen of England The Zambezi river that falls as Victoria Falls is the […]

Deal reached to increase fees for varsity students in Kenya

Fees for all government-sponsored students in public and private universities is expected to rise after a parliamentary committee on education agreed with institutions’ management to gradually increase it. The National Assembly Committee on Education said the current fees of Sh16,000 has not been adjusted since 1989 despite the rise in cost of running tertiary institutions. […]

Kenya in line to get 4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Kenya is expected to receive more than four million doses of Covid-19 vaccine in an initiative geared to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines to developing countries. The Covax initiative, which is led by the United Nations -backed vaccine alliance Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and the World Health Organisation (WHO), published it’s […]

Archaeologists find mummies with golden tongues

 AFP An Egyptian-Dominican archaeological mission working near Alexandria has discovered mummies from around 2,000 years ago bearing golden-tongued amulets, the Egyptian authorities said on Wednesday. “The mission discovered 16 tombs cut into the rock… in the temple of Taposiris Magna, west of Alexandria” in northern Egypt, the antiquities ministry said in a statement, adding that […]

Rhino poaching in South Africa down 33 percent during lockdown

The number of rhinos killed in South Africa 2020 dropped by 33% ,official figures showed partly coronavirus lockdown severely limited poachers’ movements. The gains were marginally reversed when movement restrictions were loosened. At least 394 rhinos were slaughtered in 2020, down from the 594 recorded in the previous year, Environment Minister Barbara Creecy said in […]

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the longest serving non-loyal consecutive president in Africa

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was born in 1942. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the longest serving non-loyal consecutive president in Africa and the second longest serving head of state after Paul Biya of Cameroon who served first as Prime Minister and then President until now 2021. Teodoro Obiang became president of Equatorial Guinea in 1979 from a […]

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