[Guardian] Former U.S. President, Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” and Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah” among six books for the 2018 Summer reading list.
[Guardian] A few weeks back, I took a trip to Maputo, Mozambique. I was so excited and I spent a couple of days touring my new destination and getting to explore not just the culture, but also the food. I believe the best way to really immerse yourself in a culture is not just to visit their attractions, or hear their history but also to eat their food; then you would have had a full experience.
[The Conversation Africa] University of Oxford -Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland.
[UN News] PSince South Sudan became the world’s youngest country in 2011, 2.6 million of the 3.4 million babies have been born in war, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed Saturday.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -In a bid to generate African solutions to African challenges, researchers on the continent are being offered grants to come up with new drugs to fight malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has finally gazetted the bill detailing an ambitious plan to roll out universal health care in the country through a National Health Insurance.
[VOA] Washington -Washington – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the Trump administration’s travel restrictions on citizens from five Muslim countries, handing President Donald Trump a victory in enforcing one of his most controversial policies.
[Vanguard] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to enhance sustainable electricity access through solar in 19 West African countries and the Sahel region to promote development in the region.
[Nation] The total closure of three extensive refugee camps in Dadaab may not happen soon as numbers of those returning to their countries of origin voluntary have reduced while others have vowed never to return to their homes.
[allAfrica] It’s day 7 of the World Cup and I am still hopeful that at least two African teams will go through to the next stages of the 2018 tournament.