African Media

Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

“Zimbabwe’s economic difficulties have deepened. Drought, erratic rains, and increasing temperatures, have reduced agricultural output and disrupted hydropower production and water supplies. Economic activity is severely constrained by tight liquidity conditions resulting from limited external inflows and lower commodity prices,” […]

 
 

Africa’s Fastest Growing Economies

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

With an expected growth rate of 8.5 per cent for 2016, Côte d’Ivoire will be the fastest growing economy in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook. Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has benefited from government policies and […]

 
 

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

In rich countries, there is a prevailing belief that people in Africa are poor but happy. Such images are time and again confirmed by popular reality shows on Western media in which celebrities like Madonna visit little-known tribes in the […]

 
 

African Slums: Centers of Creativity

African Slums: Centers of Creativity

Slums throughout the African continent are places of extreme violence and poverty. But they are also places of extreme human potential and promise. Groups from the Kibera slum in Kenya, one of the largest in Africa, to the Alexandria Township […]

 
 

Gay marriage: Un-African? Non-issue?

By www.catchnews.com

Same-sex couples should get married if they so wish and people should be treated equally before the law. So says a certain Barack Obama, the world’s most powerful man. “When you start treating people differently not because of any harm […]