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10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls You Can See In Africa

Apart from its amazing wildlife, Africa is also known for its beautiful natural landscapes. In Africa, waterfalls represent life, with their endless flow of water cascading down different tiers and spraying gloriously. The jet works like constant rain, bringing rich life to the area and attracting visitors from all over the world to marvel at […]

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The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language…

Over the two millennia of growth and adaptation of Swahili, the creators of this history – immigrants from the interior of Africa, traders from Asia, Arab and European occupiers, European and Indian settlers, colonial rulers and individuals from various postcolonial nations – have used Swahili and adapted for their own purposes. They took it everywhere […]

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AFRICA: Nairobi Cities Forum pushes for green economy

At the Cities and Regions Forum held on February 24, 2022 in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, urban areas were recognized by urban authorities across the African continent as drivers of environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, climate change and pollution. In the discussions between leaders, investors and members of organizations participating in the meeting, the focus […]

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Buhari pledges to make NNPC the largest and most capitalized oil company in Africa

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday his administration’s goal was to make the newly renamed Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited the largest and most capitalized oil company on the African continent. Speaking at the Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), formerly known as the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), the President noted that having […]

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Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya among top 5 African countries with most developed startup ecosystems – report

Africa Below are the Top 5 African countries with the most developed startup ecosystems according to the recent publication StartupBlink Ecosystem Index Report 2021. Top 5 African countries with the most developed startup ecosystems South Africa is now the first country in Africa to rank in the top 50. South Africa had an excellent year […]

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The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language

Once an obscure island dialect of an African Bantu language, Swahili has become Africa’s most internationally recognized language. It is comparable to the few languages ​​in the world that have more than 200 million users. Over the two millennia of growth and adaptation of Swahili, the creators of this history – immigrants from the interior […]

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Africa heading towards COVID-19 control, says WHO director

Africa is entering the “control phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing vaccination rates will be crucial in helping the continent live with the disease, said Matshidiso Moeti, director of the World Organization on Thursday. health for Africa. “While COVID-19 is with us long term, there is light at the end of the tunnel,” Moeti […]

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New COVID strain hits revival of South Africa’s international tourism trade

South Africa famous for its wildlife, its landscapes, its vineyards Omicron-driven travel restrictions deter international customers Roughly R1bn lost due to no-shows – Tourism sector CEO More pain if travel bans persist, warns Sun International CAPE TOWN, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Rushdi Harper’s travel agency in Cape Town was just beginning to recover from a […]

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African cities are poised to thrive – and maybe explode

AAfrica is rural. Or that’s what senior Western officials mean when they talk about the continent. The top US diplomat for the region, Tibor Nagy, recently declared that Africa is “on the whole an agricultural society”. He is not alone: ​​Germany’s recent Marshall Plan with Africa insists that “rural areas will determine Africa’s future”.It’s wrong. […]

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African cities can learn from EU experience – EURACTIV.com

EURACTIV.com spoke to Somik Vinaj Lall, lead author of the World Bank’s flagship report African cities: opening up to the world. Meeting with his EU counterparts, Lall identified areas where the EU’s experience could be of value in the urbanization of the African continent. The 162-page report finds that unlike other parts of the world, […]

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Why African Cities Need African Planning

Why African Cities Need African Planning Design concept for Eko Atlantic City. Image courtesy of archinect.com To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/489181/why-africa-s-cities-need-african-planning In this article, originally published on Future Cape Town as “Designing African Cities: Urban Planning Education in Nigeria“Professors Vanessa Watson and Babatunde Agbola discuss a paradigm shift […]