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HOW MALARIA IS TREATED

24 February 2018 » Little Grey Notepad

Malaria. That disease that you get once every few years, that immobilizes you, makes you appreciate your health and with medication, is easily gone. Shocks you even that it kills so many people, half a million with 90% coming from Africa. HOW?? Malaria’s cure was found by a stroke of luck actually,  in the 1600s,... Continue Reading →

HOW MOSQUITOES SPREAD MALARIA

24 February 2018 » Little Grey Notepad

It’s amazing how, just like people who only show up when we cook tasty food, mosquitoes always know where we are. That even when you’re in bed layered up, socks and a hoodie on, your ear still picks up that annoying buzzing sound. Well, that’s because they possess a spectacular (for them, annoying for us)... Continue Reading →

#FlyAfrica demands #Bulawayo route from Zimbabwe Civil Aviation – REALLY?

23 February 2018 » Wolfgang

‘PROVE YOURSELF FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR MORE‘ IS THE PUBLIC SENTIMENT IN #ZIMBABWE (Posted 23rd February 2018) Information has emerged, … More

#Ethiopian acquires #Africa’s first #Airbus #A350 flight simulator

23 February 2018 » Wolfgang

ANOTHER FIRST FOR ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES AS NEW AIRBUS FLIGHT SIMULATOR JOINS AVIATION ACADEMY (Posted 23rd February 2018)   Ethiopian Airlines, … More

#Nairobi Now – All there is to know ahead of a visit to #Kenya

23 February 2018 » Wolfgang

NAIROBI NOW’S LATEST UPDATES ABOUT THE WHAT, WHERE AND WHEN IN KENYA (Posted 23rd February 2018) Dear ATC Readers, Welcome … More

Don’t miss the ‘Experience Africa’ event by #Atta

23 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Meet the Experience Africa team at ITB Berlin Availability is now limited for suppliers to be part of Experience Africa, … More

Nachhaltigkeit im Badezimmer

23 February 2018 » Kikuyumoja

Vor einigen Jahren habe ich mal auf einer großen Kläranlage in der Verfahrenstechnik gearbeitet und dort miterlebt, wie Haare, Hygieneartikel und diverser Kleinkram die Geräte auf der Kläranlage verstopfen. Auf den Kläranlagen gibt es  Rechenwerke, die das grobe Zeug aus dem Abwasser herausfischen, aber vieles geht eben immer noch durch und landet dann dort, wo es eigentlich nur die Geräte im ordentlichen Betrieb behindert. Schlimm sind natürlich auch immer Kondome, die auch nach längerer Zeit...

#IATA calls upon US government and aviation stakeholders to agree on common principles

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY IN AVIATION ONLY POSSIBLE IF COMMON PRINCIPLES ARE AGREED (Posted 22nd February 2018) The International Air Transport … More

#Reunion Tourism breaks arrival record in 2017

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

MORE THAN 550.000 VISITORS LANDED ON REUNION LAST YEAR (Posted 22nd February 2018) This year 2017 was particularly intense for … More

#IATA publishes airline safety performance for 2017

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

IATA SAYS 2017 WAS THE BEST YEAR EVER IN TERMS OF AVIATION SAFETY (Posted 22nd February 2018) The International Air … More

Nothing but love and laughter with #AfricanMumChallenge

22 February 2018 » AfroMum

Mothers have a special place in our hearts. In a show of appreciation, Twitter users created the #AfricanMumChallenge to portray how hilarious and interesting their mothers are. Here are some of our favourites: 1. The mum with the perfect selfie When you ask your mum to send you selfies #AfricanMumChallenge pic.twitter.com/h5FB4QZauY — Droid.psd (@droid254) February 21, 2018 […] The post Nothing but love and laughter with #AfricanMumChallenge appeared first on AfroMum.

#SeychellesMarathon gets boost from #AirSeychelles

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

AIR SEYCHELLES FLIES IN EQUIPMENT AHEAD OF THE ANNUAL ‘ECOFRIENDLY MARATHON‘ (Posted 22nd February 2018) Air Seychelles has provided support … More

Another private airstrip in #Tanzania now charges a 15 USD user fee

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

COASTAL AVIATION INFORMS THAT ‘MASHADO AIRSTRIP‘ NOW CHARGES 15 US DOLLARS PER PERSON (Posted 22nd February 2018) Coastal Aviation would … More

Black Panther Month, Sex in Namibia and other stories

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Another edition of #ATQNews from #Nigeria and beyond Nigerian Journalists have applauded the appointment of former Director General, Nigeria Tourism … More

#Seychelles and #WorldBank hold key climate conference

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

FINANCING SUSTAINABLE AND CLIMATE RESILIENT OCEAN ECONOMIES IN #AFRICA (Posted 22nd September 2018) The President of the Republic, H.E. Danny … More

#Atta announces networking session on #ITB2018 opening night

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Atta Memo: ITB Berlin Networking We are pleased to be hosting Atta’s networking evening in Germany on the first night … More

Simon Kariuki Has An Amazing Story About How Ghetto Classics Turned His Life Around #SafaricomJazzAt5

22 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Growing up in Korogocho Slum, life was hard for Simon Kariuki and it made him turn to crime at a young age. But Simon was able to turn around his life and his story is an inspiring one, as he has gone from grass to grace. Meet Simon Kariuki, the Ghetto Classics Manager who is […] The post Simon Kariuki Has An Amazing Story About How Ghetto Classics Turned His Life Around #SafaricomJazzAt5 appeared first on Potentash.

Let Women Express themselves freely on the internet, and everywhere else

22 February 2018 » AfroMum

We all love the internet and social media as it is a platform to share our lives connect and network with others and even look for jobs. However, with it comes with so many issues including online harassment and cyberbullying. What’s worse, women bear the brunt of this, thus limiting their use and interaction on […] The post Let Women Express themselves freely on the internet, and everywhere else appeared first on AfroMum.

Adawnage’s Ready To Love – Review

22 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Adawnage’s Safari album ranks as one of my all-time favourite albums to date. Songs like Uwezo, Naomba and Safari are still people’s favourites eight years after the album came out. In 2015, the band released their second album, Maisha, which had songs such as Tulizo and I Live for You. The 13-track Maisha album was […] The post Adawnage’s Ready To Love – Review appeared first on Potentash.

Make a date with the Social Media Week #Lagos

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

#SMWTRAVELAFRIQUE#SMWLAGOS #AFROTOURISM THE NEXT BIG THING AFTER WAKANDA!!! Guess what! We are official Experience Partners at #SMWLagos2018, the largest Social … More

Corporate Council on Africa News Update

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

#TOURISM #Tanzania: Special Body to Oversee Envisioned Vast Beach Investments All Africa THE government plans introducing special authority to oversee … More

The Tourism Tattler’s latest edition

22 February 2018 » Wolfgang

FRESH HOT OFF THE PRESS – THE LATEST TOURISM TATTLER (Posted 22nd February 2018) Weekly Travel News Update Wed 21 … More

#Atta publishes list of members attending #ITB2018

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Atta Members Exhibiting at ITB Berlin Meet Atta members in Berlin and do business with the Africa experts … 3Sixty … More

Brussels Airlines Cargo receives CEIV certification for pharmaceutical transport

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

BRUSSELS AIRLINES GETS #IATA CERTIFICATION FOR PHARMACEUTICAL TRANSPORT (Posted 21st February 2018) IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has awarded … More

More news from ‘Further Down South’ courtesy of Gill Staden

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

ENJOY THE LATEST EDITION OF THE ‘LIVINGSTONE BI-WEEKLY‘ WITH NEWS FROM #ZAMBIA #ZIMBABWE AND BEYOND (Posted 21st February 2018) https://thelivingstoneweekly.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/tlbw21feb18-compressed-1.pdf … More

US evangelist Billy Graham - one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century - has died aged 99.

21 February 2018 » Mashariaz

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 996 minutes agoShare this with Facebook  Share this with Twitter  ShareImage copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionGraham died at his home in North CarolinaGraham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954. He died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said.In a 60-year career, he is estimated to have preached to...

Vital steps to take when a child goes missing

21 February 2018 » AfroMum

Kenyans received with relief the news that parents of the twin stolen from Kenyatta Hospital over the weekend were reunited.  Finding the child took the efforts of the parents, the community and well-wishers, something vital when a child goes missing. There are quite a number of cases of missing children in Kenya. According to the […] The post Vital steps to take when a child goes missing appeared first on AfroMum.

Coral nursery set up in #Seychelles

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

FIRST ON LAND CORAL NURSERY SET UP AT ANSE FORBANS (Posted 21st February 2018) (Image copyright of Chloe Pozas- MCSS) … More

Silverstone set for nonstop flights between #Mombasa and #Kisumu

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

SILVERSTONE MAKES GOOD OF PROMISE TO CONNECT KISUMU WITH MOMBASA (Posted 21st February 2018) Silverstone will this Friday launch the … More

#Wakanow promotes #DianiBeach through golfing event in #Kampala

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

#UGANDA GOLF UNION VENUE FOR DIANI BEACH PROMOTION BY WAKANOW (Posted 21st February 2018) Riding the crest of its long-standing … More

ONEWORLD wins ‘Best Airline Alliance for Wine’ award

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Cheers! oneworld is best alliance for in-flight wine again Judges at a leading international wine-tasting competition have raised their glasses … More

#UNWTO helps to develop new hospitality models for mountain destinations

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

#ANDORRA TO HOST UNWTO MEETING ON MOUNTAIN DESTINATIONS The 10th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism … More

#Kenya’s Classic Safari Rally nominated for major sports award

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

The East African Safari Classic Rally has been nominated for an Asian Weekly Achievers Award in the category of Best … More

Don’t miss the next Bottomless Brunch at Le Chateau Brasserie Belge

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

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#UNWTO extends support to #Nigeria’s tourism industry

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

NIGERIA’S TOURISM SECTOR GETS UNWTO BOOST (Posted 21st February 2018) In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development … More

#FCO Update – Ethiopia

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

#Atta – African Travel and Tourism Association Update on travel advisories about #Ethiopia Update of the Travel Advice for Ethiopia … More

How Kora music Awards duped Namibia Tourism Board and 2 Nigerian States of $Millions

21 February 2018 » Wolfgang

Another edition of #ATQNews from Nigeria and beyond, courtesy of Ikechi Uko ATQnews.com a member of Travel Media Group. This … More

Protected: Tonie & Carol’s Story :: Match Made in Heaven

21 February 2018 » Ben Kiruthi

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#Once Upon a Dream

20 February 2018 » Kenya Talii

Once upon a dream is a story of a young man that lived and was brought up in Nyeri Country.  He always dreamt and wished he could open up his home town to the world.  This is the welcome story that ushers us to the Tafaria Castle.  Just about everything right from the entrance has a story behind it. An aura of an African taste mixed with a Roman Empire theme makes the castle quite a fascinating place to tour. The Tafaria Castle and country lodge as we got to learn from our guide is named after...

Court rules President Kenyatta can’t be prosecuted

20 February 2018 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20 2018President Uhuru Kenyatta.In SummaryA youth group, enjoined as interested party said under international law, a sitting President, Heads of governments and Ambassadors are immune to any form of suit.By GALGALO BOCHAThe High Court Tuesday ruled that a criminal or civil proceeding cannot be instituted against a President over performance of his duties during his tenure.Subsequently, Justice Chacha Mwita struck out President Uhuru Kenyatta’s name from a case filed by...

Sports Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurs Are Using Sports To Make A Social Impact

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

The world is changing. Initially, sports was seen just as an extracurricular activity. Nowadays, people are being encouraged if their talents are in sports to take it further. Various careers are developing that revolve around sports. Opportunities have been created by different stakeholders such as the development of sports academies, sponsorship of sportsmen, and a […] The post Sports Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurs Are Using Sports To Make A Social Impact appeared first on Potentash.

Technology: Disruptive Trends In Healthcare

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Technology is constantly acting as a disruptor in healthcare. In the last few years, the disruption has been at a very rapid rate as technology companies work to solve medical problems with high-level tech solutions. “If you’re in healthcare and not paying attention to the tech invasion, I fear you may be under intensive care […] The post Technology: Disruptive Trends In Healthcare appeared first on Potentash.

Why We Should Invest In Low Cost Housing In Kenya

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Shelter is a basic human requirement. Adequate and affordable housing is a fundamental right drafted in the Kenyan Constitution. During Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in, The President of the Republic described his agenda for the big four pillars of development; food security, affordable housing, manufacturing and inexpensive healthcare. “Under my Big Four plan, for the same amount of […] The post Why We Should Invest In Low Cost Housing In Kenya appeared first on Potentash.

Relationships: 5 Date Night Ideas To Try Out

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

When in a relationship, it is easy to find yourself stuck in the same old routines especially when it comes to planning your date nights. A simple dinner as you talk about your day is often the norm when it comes to date night. Well looking at it objectively, after a long day at work, […] The post Relationships: 5 Date Night Ideas To Try Out appeared first on Potentash.

Relationships: Tips To Help You Get Out Of A Dating Rut

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

You know that feeling when you have been out a bunch of random dates that ended badly? So much so dating starts to feel like a chore. It exhausts you. You are almost convinced that the world is out to get you and you shall die alone. You are in a rut; a dating rut. […] The post Relationships: Tips To Help You Get Out Of A Dating Rut appeared first on Potentash.

Why It Is Important To Embrace Your Weaknesses

20 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Saying that nobody is perfect would be reiterating a statement that has been said many times. However, knowing this does not make accepting our weaknesses any easier. The same human nature that deems us to be imperfect is the same thing that makes us want to deny our weaknesses. Nobody likes feeling weak or like […] The post Why It Is Important To Embrace Your Weaknesses appeared first on Potentash.

Why Are We Rushing?

20 February 2018 » Bikozulu

If we are elements moving in a galaxy, I think death is a furious asteroid headed our way. The moment we are born the asteroid that will destroy us starts to move and it continues to build momentum and a rage of mortality as it approaches us. The post Why Are We Rushing? appeared first on Bikozulu.

Fathers may transmit ovarian cancer risk to daughters, a new study reveals

20 February 2018 » AfroMum

A study by American scientists has revealed that a new gene mutation can increase the risk of ovarian cancer. The study, featured in the PLoS Genetics journal, claims that the gene, MAGEC3, is passed from fathers to their daughters. The scientists believe that this X-chromosome, passed down by fathers carries the gene, is independent of other known […] The post Fathers may transmit ovarian cancer risk to daughters, a new study reveals appeared first on AfroMum.

FLAP: A New Lazy Way to Conserve Migrant Birds? Why Not!

19 February 2018 » Potent Ash

The conservation of migratory birds is a tricky affair.  When I consulted ringers on whether the number of migratory birds is increasing or reducing, I got different responses. Edwin Gichuhi, a researcher at the National Museums of Kenya felt that it depended on different factors, “When there is enough manpower, we are likely to ring more […] The post FLAP: A New Lazy Way to Conserve Migrant Birds? Why Not! appeared first on Potentash.

Travel: 6 Beautiful Islands In Kenya You Should Visit

19 February 2018 » Potent Ash

Islands can be the perfect romantic getaways for couples wanting to share unforgettable memories or singles wanting to experience life differently. Every island offers a unique experience. Kenya is blessed to have several islands, each with different cultures and sites. Lamu and the nearby archipelago Lamu is an Island famous for its astounding history, diverse […] The post Travel: 6 Beautiful Islands In Kenya You Should Visit appeared first on Potentash.

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