: May 2021

Cameroon: Kameni – Preaching Positivity

The musician just released a single titled “Bolo” which goes further to express her desire for sharing optimistic vibes. The Cameroon music industry is currently waxing strong thanks to the input of several talents with one of them…

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Nigeria: ‘PVB Bill to Boost R&D in Agric Sector’

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The National Agricultural Seeds Advocacy Group (NASAG) has said the effective implementation of the Plant Variety Bill (PVB) will enhance research and development in the agribusiness sector. According to them, the law would enable farmers access wide varieties…

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Nigeria: Template for Robust Food Production

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Mohammed Kandi writes that the Songhai farm in Minna is doing exceptionally well Successive governments in Nigeria have come up with a number of strategies and approaches to address food scarcity. As ambitious as those approaches were, they…

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Seychelles: Seychellois Officials Optimistic As the Moutya Dance Is Considered for Cultural Heritage Status

Seychelles’ moutya dance is now in the final stage of being considered as a world cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). In a recent interview with SNA, a top official from the…

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Kenya: Nameless and Wahu on Music, Love and Life on the Fast Lane

The love story of David Mathenge, better known by his stage name Nameless, and his wife of 16 years Rosemary Wahu Kagwi — or simply Wahu — reads like a chapter in the story of American rapper Jay-…

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Tanzania: Govt Reveals Plan to Curb Elephant Attacks

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THE Government has announced a new plan for preventing elephants from invading residential areas a move aimed at protecting people and avoid destruction of crops by those wild animals. Speaking during her visit to Mwanga district, in Kilimanjaro…

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Kenya: Mercy Wa Ciama, the Songstress Covid Killed As Empire Blossomed

Before she died of Covid-19 last month, songstress Mercy Wairimu aka Wa Ciama had, despite her modest wealth, set herself the target of becoming a billionaire by 2026. She hoped to achieve this through her business portfolio, which…

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South Africa: Growing Hope From an Elsies River Vegetable Garden

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Young volunteers cleared a dumping site and converted it into a garden that is now nourishing the community by providing fresh food, work and hope. Geronimo de Klerk, with the help of young volunteers in Elsies River, Cape…

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Kenya: Chama’s Path to Milking Cash From Cows

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Elburgon Progressive Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society in Nakuru County is one of the most vibrant milk saccos in the region. The chama started as a self-help group before it was registered as a cooperative in 2015 after having…

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Kenya: Beware of ‘Silent Pneumonia’ in Chicken

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Some poultry diseases are rare but when they occur, the farmer has no time to catch them in early stages when they can be treated. A common disease of that nature is aspergillosis. Two weeks ago, I received…

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