Africa Sport: “Rumble in the Jungle” Foreman-Ali fight memorial to hold in Ghana says Don King

Don King, the legendary Boxing promoter who has nurtured and promoted hundreds of world champions from across the world, spoke recently about media reports for a forthcoming promotion to be held in Ghana. ‘I am honoured by the expression of interest shown by the visionary Minister for Sports & Youth, Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, to bring a first class global […]

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Tanzania opens longest cable-stayed bridge in the East Africa

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The 680m (2,230 ft) bridge worth $140M links the city centre with southern neighbourhoods across the Indian Ocean and is expected to ease over-crowding on ferries. Tanzania’s leader John Magufuli hailed it as a “liberation” for residents in the city of more than four million. The Chinese firm which built the $140m (£98m) structure says it is East Africa’s longest […]

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South Africa Named The Worst Country To Raise Your Kids In – Worse Than Somalia

The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) recently revealed that South Africa is now rated as the worst country in the world to raise your children in. In yet another shocking example of how much South Africa has fallen under Jacob Zuma, it was revealed that 77 of every 100 000 children die at school in South Africa. The highest in […]

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What next for Mujila, winner of the 2015 Etisalat prize for Literature?

Beyond empowering creative talents, the Etisalat Prize for Literature has also become a veritable platform for winners to earn more global acclaims. So, after the Etisalat Prize, what is next for Mujila? Apart from rewards the Etisalat Prize for Literature (EPL) bestows on winners, the long term benefits associated with the Prize, perhaps, serve as motivation for the participants of […]

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Kenya, Tanzania Eye More Trade After Launch of First One-Stop Border Post

TradeMark East Africa, a multi-donor agency, executed the project with funding from United Kingdom’s DFID, Canada, United Stated Agency for International Development and the and the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Although it has its own seaport at Dar, Tanzania is fast becoming Kenya’s important transhipment destination with latest Kenya Ports Authority’s weekly data showing it overtook South Sudan and the […]

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