Monday, September 25, 2017
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How a teacher in Guinea made a dam to power up his entire village

The residents of Bolodou, a village in rural Guinea, have been using battery-powered lamps at night for years. But now — thanks to a...

Top 13 African Beauty Bloggers You Need To Follow On YouTube

African YouTubers are among the biggest beauty influencers in the world. The days when women across the world looked to the biggest celebrities for beauty...

African artistic talent on Twitter

Thousands of artists have been sharing their work on Twitter with the hashtag #drawingwhileblack over the past couple of days. Here are some of our favourites: https://twitter.com/benkwash/status/909353421374988288?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Flive%2Fworld-africa-40828987 https://twitter.com/CharlieChaisson/status/909880442358304768?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Flive%2Fworld-africa-40828987 https://twitter.com/SenaBurgundy/status/909928997173284866?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Flive%2Fworld-africa-40828987 https://twitter.com/jo_ebb/status/909851547772899330?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Flive%2Fworld-africa-40828987 https://twitter.com/Alabaonajin/status/909753004831670274?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fnews%2Flive%2Fworld-africa-40828987

The monkey selfie copyright case has come to an end

A dispute between British photographer David Slater, animal rights group PETA, Wikipedia and self publishing platform Blurb, emerged after a crested macaque named Naruto...

Student splurges million-dollar deposit ‘sent in error’

A South African university has said it mistakenly wired 14m Rand ($1m; £774m) to a student's personal bank account from a student financial aid...

EVENTS UK: Kenya and Friends in the Park, Plaistow Park, London, 29th July 2017

A chance to experience, enjoy and indulge in all things Kenya at this highly successful annual event to be held at Plaistow Park, Greengate...

SAFIRI NASI: DIASPORA CUSTOMISED PACKAGES

At safirinasi.co.ke, we excel at helping you get your vacation planned. Not just any vacation, but exceptional vacations filled with inspiring and life-enriching experiences. Our...

The ‘secret’ button on plane seats that can give you more space

Unless you're loaded and fly business or first class, space is hard to find on airplanes. This tip might help you: a 'secret' button under...

FABULOUS LITTLE FINDS: FROM MY HOME TO YOURS

So I decided to do a little summary of home products that I have used and got brilliant results from in the hope that...

In Africa’s fashion capital, Lagos, ‘trad is swag’

Leggy dancers in tight shorts, bottles of Moet champagne and flashy cars feature in Nigerian pop icon Wizkid's bling-bling music videos. But the singer himself...