Category: History & Culture

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Sixteen Ebola WHO staff evacuated amid DR Congo clashes

Sixteen Ebola WHO staff evacuated amid DR Congo clashes

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday that 16 staff members have been temporarily evacuated from DR Congo's restive eastern city of Beni a ...
Farida writes: The complexities of ‘Borga’ marriages; the Zongo community example

Farida writes: The complexities of ‘Borga’ marriages; the Zongo community example

Marriage is a big deal in all societies and its significance cuts across culture, ethnicity, and race. Aside from the fact that you have to find so ...
Africa’s fastest train launched in Morocco

Africa’s fastest train launched in Morocco

The fastest train in Africa is in Morocco. It was inaugurated last Thursday, November 15, in the renovated station of Tangiers by King Mohammed VI in ...
Rwandan renowned artist honors the ‘sun’ in latest exhibition

Rwandan renowned artist honors the ‘sun’ in latest exhibition

From an early age, this renowned Rwandan artist just knew he wanted to paint. Epaphrodite Binamungu, grew up in exile in the Democratic Republi ...
Eritrea president says Kenya key to regional dynamics, plans visit

Eritrea president says Kenya key to regional dynamics, plans visit

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has stressed the importance of Kenya for the new era of peace in the wider Horn of Africa region. Afwerki was spe ...
Tema Newtown residents take spiritual sea baths to reverse curse

Tema Newtown residents take spiritual sea baths to reverse curse

Thousands of Tema Newtown residents have trooped the beach to take their baths on the instructions of a Chief Priest Tuesday over a supposed curse tha ...
Waymo Gets First Permit to Test Fully Driverless Cars in California

Waymo Gets First Permit to Test Fully Driverless Cars in California

The permit allows Waymo to test its driverless vehicles during the day and night, on roads with speed limits up to 65 miles per hour, even in foggy an ...
Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of U.S. election

Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of U.S. election

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to severa ...
Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia appoints first female president

The Ethiopian parliament is the final step for the country to officially welcome its first female president under the ruling Ethiopian Peoples Revolut ...
History Today : Letters to Sardinia

History Today : Letters to Sardinia

The concerns of a Sardinian abbess, as seen through the letters of Gregory the Great.   In AD 534, the Emperor Justinian incorporated Sardi ...
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