Sword Belonging To 19th-Century Anti-Colonial Senegalese Leader Returned by France

As stolen African artifacts gradually get global attention, France has returned to Senegal a sword which belonged to a 19th Century Islamic and anti-colonial leader Omar Saidou Tall. The French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe handed over the curved iron, brass and wood sword in its leather sheath to Senegal’s President Macky Sall at a ceremony in Senegal’s capital Dakar. Commenting

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Maria Sharapova Savours Africa’s Strong and Rich Connection to Nature and Wildlife

Celebrated Russian tennis star, Maria Sharapova, enjoyed to no small measure, her trip to African countries of Botswana in southern Africa and Rwanda in East Africa. The trip which started on November 8 and spanned till the 14th, was largely one that had a strong and rich connection to nature and wildlife. The Botswana mission was largely in one of

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Kenya to Host Workshop on National Book and Reading Policies in Africa

In a move to support quality education for national development in Africa, Kenya is set to host a three-day high-level workshop on national book and reading policies in Africa,  Scheduled to begin to start next Monday, the workshop will be held under the auspices of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Books and Learning Materials section

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Blackheath Annual Book Sale Opened By ‘Game of Thrones’ Star in London

Game of Thrones star Owen Teale was in attendance at the Amnesty International Blackheath & Greenwich Group’s annual book sale which held on Saturday (15 June), boosting the profile of this already hugely popular yearly event. The all-day book sale held in the Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, Blackheath SE10 8BF (9 am-5 pm) is extremely popular with book-lovers

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Didier Drogba becomes Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Didier Drogba, former Chelsea FC goal poacher is still scoring goals, even outside of the pitch of the round leather game; as he has been appointed United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) ambassador for responsible tourism. The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has demonstrated its support for the Côte d’Ivoire tourism sector. The organisation has done this by participating in a

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