[East African] Today, East Africa has a number of modelling agencies, supplying both female and male models for all sorts of creative commercial work from runway fashion shows to music video shoots.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -US-based hospitality company, Marriott International, yesterday inked an agreement with hotel investors in Zanzibar to build a luxury villa resort on the Indian Ocean Archipelago.
[Shabait] Asmara -Asmara Art Deco Exhibition was recently staged in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
[UN News] Highlighting that the number of causalities in the Mediterranean Sea this year has crossed 5,000 with the latest reports of about 100 people feared to have drowned, the United Nations refugee agency has called on countries to increase pathways for admission of refugees.
[Daily News] Arusha -Construction of the largest museum of human history, fossil remains and archaeological discoveries is in its final stages of completion.
[News24Wire] The University of Cape Town’s application to permanently remove its much-talked about Cecil John Rhodes statue was approved on Monday.
[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says young people must use the country’s rich heritage to engage in a future that is different from the past South Africa.
FROM a boat on the reservoir between Egypt’s high and low dams in Aswan, a local Nubian man called Haj Omar points to where the ancient temple of Philae used to be. After the low dam was completed in 1902, the site was often flooded, so in the 1960s the temple was moved, piece by piece, to higher ground some 500 metres downriver
[UN News] An alleged Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu pleaded guilty in the first-ever international war crimes trial focusing on destruction of cultural heritage, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on the opening day of the landmark case, which was welcomed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
[Deutsche Welle] Dilapidated roads, crowded schools and poorly equipped hospitals, experts say many African countries would have enough to finance development projects if international companies were forced to pay taxes in full.