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Christine Mungai
How Africa tweets: 10 surprising trends and insights
How Africa tweets: 10 surprising trends and insights
How Africa Tweets is perhaps one of the most intriguing reports published every year on the Twitter trends, hashtags and online...
Africa poised to be axis of Christianity
Africa poised to be axis of Christianity
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Kenya and its huge competitive advantage
Kenya and its huge competitive advantage
China’s economy is going through a rough patch right now: a stock market crash in July was followed by a government devaluation of the country’s currency in August, by some measures the currency’s largest depreciation in two decades....
Kenyans let their fingers do the talking
Kenyans let their fingers do the talking
Don't ever make Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) mad. They will tear you to shreds and eat you for dinner. When they start Twitter wars (twars), they win...
The African women who tried for president - and how they fared
The African women who tried for president - and how they fared
Hillary Clinton Sunday announced her candidature for the US presidency, the second time she will seek the Democratic Party’s nomination following...
Africa's teachers skip school due to poor pay? Yes and no
Africa's teachers skip school due to poor pay? Yes and no
A teachers’ strike has been called off in Kenya where teachers’ unions were demanding, among other things, a 300% pay rise.
Students give it their best, but in the end employers find they are still not good enough
Students give it their best, but in the end employers find they are still not good enough
More than six in 10 university graduates in East Africa are “half-baked”, according to shocking survey released by the Inter-University...
Africa's unique triumphs in the Guinness Book of World Records
Africa's unique triumphs in the Guinness Book of World Records
From kamikaze butterflies and “was-that-really-a-war”, to a man whom over 800 children call dad, Africa just never makes for a dull...
Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk
Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk
If South-Sudan born basketball player and political activist Manute Bol were...
TB Joshua's church: Built, like others, on shifting sands
TB Joshua's church: Built, like others, on shifting sands
A veil of secrecy remains firmly drawn over the causes of the collapse of the multistorey Lagos guesthouse in which 115 people, including 84 South...