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UN children’s fund (UNICEF) says 49,000 Nigerian children could die of malnutrition

A child looks on under a makeshift tent in a camp in the village of Kidjendi near Diffa, Niger, on June 19, 2016 as displaced families fled from Boko Haram attacks. ©AFPThe UN children’s fund (UNICEF) says some 49,000 Nigerian children could...

Police, protesters violently clash in Zimbabwe

An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister as demonstrators clash with police during a march against police brutality on August 24, 2016 in Harare, Zimbabwe. ©AFPPolice in Zimbabwe have resorted to tear gas and water cannons to dis...

Mask of Beauty

Malagasy women are often seen with these masks on. The mask is made of 100% plant material and water. Wood and/or cortex of different trees (or even avocado seeds) are scraped […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 24, 2016

WINDHOEK OKTOBERFEST 2016

Oktoberfest is the world`s largest beer festival, celebrated annually in Munich, Germany. Today other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are modelled on the original Munich event. Here in South Africa, one of the most inc...
by Dirty Pink City on Aug 24, 2016

Why Are There Still So Many People Who Don’t Have Books to Read?

Many organizations and individuals work very hard to get books to those who have none…  One individual is linked-to in the left side-bar—his organization is called GoneReading—you can buy really cool gifts for readers; yet, they g...
by Notes from An Alien on Aug 24, 2016

Mwai Kibaki To Undergo Surgery

Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki is scheduled for surgery in a South African hospital on Thursday to remove a blood clot in a vein on his neck. According to a South African source familiar with his condition, doctors at Netcare Sunninghill Hospit...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 24, 2016

Meet The Kenyan Man Who Claims He Has The Longest Nails In Africa

A 34-year-old Kenyan man is planning to make history as he aims for the Guinness World Records as the person with the longest nails on earth. John Waweru has grown his nail 30 centimetre-long nails on his left hand as he prepares to achieve the feat.
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 24, 2016

Kibaki His Responding Well To Treatment – Says SA Doctors

Kenyan Former President, Mwai Kibaki has been admitted to the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. The retired President was taken to the facility on Sunday for specialized treatment after spending the day at Karen hospital in...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 23, 2016

Nutrition May Be As Big A Challenge Today As HIV/Aids Was 15 Years Ago

Adequate nutrition is still a massive global problem despite research showing that it contributes significantly to both the economic and health benefits of a country. In Africa an estimated 220 million people are undernourished. As researchers, polic...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 23, 2016

Africa Has Little Influence On Climate Change Decisions – Study

Africa’s influence on climate change decisions made in the global arena is weak, a new study has revealed. According to the paper published in the Journal of International Agreements: Politics, Economics and Law, the continent has little influence...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 22, 2016

Leaf-nosed snakes

Madagascar, home to many strange and special creatures, one of them: the leaf-nosed snakes, genus Langaha. These weird looking snakes are endemic to Madagascar and very hard to spot due […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 21, 2016

2016 Toyota GT86 Review

2016 Toyota GT86 slowly been revealed. Japan as one of the leading automotive companies in the world are always trying to improve its performance to produce a good production and quality while meeting a variety of customer tastes. Now we talk about t...

Kenya’s Cheap Power Investments Have Yet To Ease Cost Burden On Local Manufacturers

Industrial goods manufactured in Kenya continue to lose their competitive edge in foreign markets mainly due to the high cost of energy, which accounts for up to 35 per cent of the total cost of running an industrial operation in East Africa’s larg...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 19, 2016

My Top 10 Tips for Falling In Love with Cape Town

Everyone told me that I would fall in love with Cape Town… the sun, the beaches, the wine, the food. It was love at first sight. It’s the perfect destination for any age, any gender and any group of people. I urge you to visit so you...
by Eppie on Aug 18, 2016

Pirates Ahead

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by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 18, 2016

CCV - City Call Vienna: The Journey

CCV - City Call Vienna: The Journey https://youtu.be/bt0zpM90Nko via @YouTube. You are invited to see more on http://kck.st/2aiDkJV This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License. To view a copy of this l...
by Through Out The World on Aug 17, 2016

Safari and sustainability: making a change in Kenya

Think of Kenya and you no doubt picture prides of lion prowling open grassland, giraffe grazing on acacia leaves and elephant cooling off in waterholes. Safari rightly plays a huge part in most Kenya trips, but your experience can be further enriched...
by Heather on her travels on Aug 17, 2016

Allied (2016) Trailer

AlliedAllied is American romantic thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight.Watch the Trailer!ALLIED is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Mar...
by Film trailers World on Aug 14, 2016

Ethiopian Coffee

Ethiopia is considered to be the place of origin of Arabica coffee. It is the main export product of the country, and when visiting Ethiopia it soon becomes clear that […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 12, 2016

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International Fresh Job Recruitment

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.We are recruiting to fi...
by News24Media on Aug 6, 2016


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