Bantu people

The Bantu people are the speakers of Bantu languages. Most of the Bantu speakers in Eastern Africa originated from Central Africa. Bantus are currently spread out in African Great Lakes, Central Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa. The term Bantu might originated from the fact of how Bantu speakers commonly refers to humanity. The speakers […]

Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo is Africa’s most diverse protected area. Virunga is the home to endangered Mountain Gorillas and among other species. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which covers land area of 7800 square kilometers. Having been established in 1925 is the Africa’s oldest park. Major Tourists attractions […]

Ten of the most popular endangered animals

The third Friday of May is celebrated as endangered species Day across the globe. This day increases awareness about these species that are about to disappear from the face of the earth and need to save them. 1. Rhinoceros  Rhinoceros is commonly known as Rhino. There are five species of rhinos, each one with distinct characteristics. […]

Challenges facing Education in Kenya and Africa overall

Corona virus pandemic has worsened already existing challenges in Kenya and the rest of Africa. Despite the efforts put forward by the governments around Africa, education still faces numerous challenges. High Poverty Levels According to Brookings Africa is the last frontier in the fight against extreme poverty. Currently one in three Africans live below the […]

Facts about hippopotamus, hippopotamus day

February 15th every year, is the Hippopotamus International Day that the people around the world come together for the purpose of awareness about this amazing creature. Hippopotamus is a large, mostly herbivorous, semi-aquatic mammal and undulate native to sub-Saharan Africa. Hippopotamus is the third largest land mammal and heaviest after the elephants and rhinos. The […]

The rise and fall of Mobutu Sese Seko

Mobutu Sese Seko was born Joseph Désiré Mobutu on 14 October 1930. Mobutu was supported by Belgian government and USA to depose the government of nationalist Patrice Lumumba  in 1960. Mobutu installed the government that arranged for the execution of Patrice Lumumba in January 1961 as he was serving as Chief of Staff of the Army appointed […]

The killer Lakes of Cameroon

Africa has share of natural disasters, from the most dangerous volcanoes in the world to the most dangerous lakes in the world. Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the northwestern part of Cameroon meaning that the water there poured in long after the incredibly explosive volcanic eruption that made it ended fore more than […]

Effects of Covid-19 on Education in Africa

Between April and August 2020, Human Rights Watch conducted 57 remote interviews with students, parents, teachers, and education officials across Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia to learn about the effects of the pandemic on children’s education. Human Rights Watch research shows that school closures […]

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