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Mentoring girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is, no doubt, viewed as one of the most central pillars for equitable and secure sustainable future of Africa. The opportunity to build an [...]

Damaraland Camp: A Revolutionary Community Conservancy Model

Set in the Huab River Valley you’ll find one of our favourite wilderness areas in Namibia. Damaraland Camp is not only about beautiful scenery and wildlife. It’s a living success [...]

Ghanaian women at the heart of social enterprise

On 7th January 2017, Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was sworn in as the 5th elected president of the Republic of Ghana. Upon a manifesto centred around [...]

Uganda: There is no money for sanitary pads

At a political rally of November 2015, the then Presidential Yoweri Museveni of Uganda promised to provide free sanitary pads to schoolgirls if elected. He argued that girls should not [...]

What is STEM and Why African Parents Should Care in 2017

When Education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh expressed concerns over the low grades students had in science and math in Ghana this raised increased awareness for African parents that their [...]

Dreaming Big: The Case for An Entrepreneurial African Culture

While surfing the web the other day, I came across an interesting story. Two young, hopeful, college-aged Africans entered into an entrepreneurial contest and went on to win some money [...]

The African Story Must Be Told To African Americans

Promoting unity among Africans and African Americans The African Diaspora, an interconnected blood line of history, legacy, family, lost and found loves and endangered unification. The connection between African Americans [...]

What is the biggest challenge for African education in the 21st Century?

One of the millennium goals was that in 2015, all children would get primary education. By and large, this goal was a success. The facts are clear: whereas in 1990, [...]

Africa Speaks Digital in So Lo Mo

The ability to communicate for Africans using digital tools is important in an age of progressive digital technologies. Mobile tech has changed the way African people are communicating in their [...]

What next for Africa’s biofuel industries?

The sentencing of a supposed US biofuel entrepreneur on fraud charges earlier this year drew something of a line under a distinctly unsavoury saga, but it only told one small [...]

Nadav Ossendryver Interview on Legacy Leavers
3 agents of change who prove South Africans care

South Africa is often viewed by outsiders as a writhing mess of politics and violence, splashed across the international news networks for its infamous growing pains since its democracy was [...]

Art with a magical touch in the heart of the African bush

In today’s interview it’s a real pleasure to introduce you to Raphaelle Gasse, Marketing Manager at Tribal Textiles. Muli bwanji Raphaelle, thanks for your time! 🙂 In a few words [...]

Feel good about life insurance – They’re “Different”

The brilliant hues of an African sunrise streak across the plains and wake the feathered heralds from sleepy wonder. Another day unfolds and all of Africa is illuminated, the good [...]

The need for an increased Internet space for Tanzanian tourism – Part Two

Looking for Part One? — Today Tabora School is reported to be one of the oldest schools in Tanzania, and its publicity is partly because the founding father of Tanzania [...]

6 reasons why private safari villas make the perfect family getaway

Relaxing on the drive back to Singita Castleton, your private villa and home-away-from-home, everyone is reveling in the magic of having had an epic game drive. The kids are in [...]

This Super “Hippo” is improving access to water – 90 litres at a time

In today’s interview we have the pleasure to welcome Grant Gibbs, Executive Director of the Hippo Water Roller Project. Mr Gibbs, thanks for your time. First things first. Tell us [...]

Here’s how I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years

Hi, I’m Dan. A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what [...]

How Tanzania chose me as an ambassador

Many ask me how, as a travel agent, I chose to specialize in Africa. My first trip was in late 2005. Since then I have opened my own agency and specialize [...]

How Mavuno is empowering villagers to thrive

As an English teacher in South Korea, I regularly met interesting and inspiring people from all around the world. One of these inspiring folks was Daniel Myatt, a member of [...]