Stereotypes

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora. Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag…

Debating Security Issues in Africa – Conference in Nairobi, Kenya on 13th and 14th Sep, 2012

Security is at the core of many challenges for vital thriving and investments which African countries are still facing today. That is why Usalama ni Harambee – the Africa Forum on Business and Security will bring together international political figures, business leaders, security professionals, NGOs and academics to provide the platform for a major dialogue…

Support request for the Who’s World Media Project

In October this year, I was accepted as a Ford Foundation Fellow through the UNITY journalists of Color organization. This program provides the opportunity for journalists of color to become entrepreneurs. I was awarded the fellowship based on a project I created, The Who’s World Media Project, which highlights the hidden treasures of Black history and culture around the…

Big Union Tours – how it started, achievements and remaining challenges for small companies in the tourism sector

I started this company almost four years ago out of little else. I had no money , no connections just former clients who had dealt with me and loved my services and were willing to come for safari under my company. I borrowed a little cash from friends here and there to set things up, get the license…. registration…