Africa cities

PaydayNow: Regulating mobile loan apps in Kenya to curb unscrupulous lending

Kenya’s digital lending enterprises are about to be shaken up. The country’s central bank is targeting predatory lending practices via new legislation. If permitted, digital lenders would need central bank authorization to raise rates or provide new products. The decision comes amid rising concerns about predatory lending, given Kenya’s development of online, collateral-free loan businesses. […]

Africa cities

The economic and political face of rural South Africa…

In the early 1990s, James Ferguson published a groundbreaking book in the field of development studies titled the anti-politics machine. The book argued that the global development enterprise, as it relates to the Global South, often has the effect of “lifting politics out of poverty” by masking relations of inequality and entrenching state power. He […]

Africa tourism

Rashad McCrorey installed Elmina tourism chief

A black-American tour operator and entrepreneur, Rashad McCrorey, has been named Elmina’s chief tourism officer. As the Head of Tourism (Nserahwehen) of Iture, a suburb of Elmina, McCrorey goes by the stool name “Nana Kofi Kukudurfo I”. Mr. McCrorey has lived in Ghana since February 2020 and is the owner of Africa Cross-Culture, a tourism […]

Africa tourism

United Airlines wants to fly from Washington DC to Cape Town, starting in November

(Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Cape Town is attracting interest from US carriers, namely Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Delta recently requested direct flights between Atlanta and Cape Town after an earlier call for a triangular route with Johannesburg was controversially rejected by South Africa’s Department of Transport. Now United Airlines, […]

Safari live cam

Laredo Safari Park unveils its latest attraction: a giraffe

Louis San Miguel, / Laredo Morning Times February 24, 2022Updated: February 24, 2022 3:49 p.m. Laredo Safari and Adventure Park unveiled its latest attraction, Gateway City’s first giraffe, in a social media post that quickly went viral on social media. Laredo Safari and Adventure Park unveiled its latest attraction, Gateway City’s first giraffe, […]

Kenya shows

Kandi Burruss shares a photo of her daughter Blaze and Kenya Moore’s daughter Brooklyn

Congratulations Insider Exclusive! Create a free profile to get unlimited access to exclusive videos, sweepstakes and more! Register for free to see Kandi Burruss and Kenya Moore recently spent time together with their little ones — Kandi’s daughter Blaze Tucker and Kenya’s daughter Brooklyn Doris Daly. Kandi, who was in fact the first of The […]

Kenya shows

Jake Millar died in Kenya, what his cause of death?

Jake Millar, a 26-year-old millionaire turned businessman, has been found dead in Kenya. Kiwi entrepreneur Jake Millar has died in Kenya, eight months after the 26-year-old left New Zealand there. His cause of death has not been confirmed. In March, the former Forbes 30 under 30 lister and teenage millionaire had sold his business education […]