Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reportedly Secretly Honeymooned in East Africa

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reportedly Secretly Honeymooned in East Africa

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry did indeed quietly slip off on their honeymoon earlier this month but not to Canada, as some outlets reported. According to E!’s source, the two went to East Africa and visited more than two countries. They went on safaris, laid around in the sun (hence Markle’s Trooping the Colour tan), […]

Joe Launchbury set to return as England fight to keep South Africa series alive

Joe Launchbury set to return as England fight to keep South Africa series alive

England’s efforts to mount a series comeback against South Africa have been boosted by the return of a fit-again Joe Launchbury. The Wasps lock has recovered from a sore calf and is set to feature in a reshuffled pack for Saturday’s second Test in Bloemfontein. Launchbury will be a valuable addition for a game England […]

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Private Honeymoon in Africa

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Private Honeymoon in Africa

After a very public wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle managed to pull off one very private honeymoon. Close to a month after the couple said “I Do” at St. George’s Chapel, E! News is learning more about how the newlyweds celebrated without any cameras around. Reports that the couple were in Canada and Ireland […]

Africa in the World Cup: Building cohesion through the world's most-watched sport

Africa in the World Cup: Building cohesion through the world's most-watched sport

The World Cup, which starts this week, is the most-watched sporting event in the world, having reached more than 3 billion people in 2014. This year, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Tunisia will be representing Africa. African teams in the World Cup are rarely predicted to advance beyond the second round, if that, despite outperforming […]

Africa's Iconic Baobabs Are Dying, Including World's OIdest Flowering Tree

When researchers set out to investigate the structure, growth and age of Africa’s iconic baobab trees—the largest and longest-living flowering trees in the world—they received a devastating surprise. Many of the oldest, largest baobabs were dead or dying. The final study, published in Nature Plants Monday, reported that nine of the 13 oldest and five […]

Morocco: Failure to unite African countries cost 2026 World Cup hopes

Morocco: Failure to unite African countries cost 2026 World Cup hopes

Morocco’s hopes of hosting the 2026 World Cup foundered on the failure to secure a united African vote as the country lost in its fifth attempt to stage the global event, the north African country’s bid team said on Wednesday. Eleven African countries voted for the joint North American bid of the U.S., Canada and […]

Gay Kenyans hope for legal win, eyeing broader shift in Africa

Gay Kenyans hope for legal win, eyeing broader shift in Africa

For decades, African opponents of LGBT rights have often argued that homosexuality is a Western import. In 2015, for example, when then-President Barack Obama criticized Kenya’s record on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues, he faced a swift backlash. Gay sex is criminalized in more than 30 African countries today, although in many cases those […]

Take a tour of Africa without leaving your seat

Take a tour of Africa without leaving your seat

Boiler Room’s True Music Africa tour, presented in partnership with Ballantine’s, culminates in an illuminating panel discussion and a party next week.The music and culture platform has been to Cape Town, Doha and Nairobi to check out their underground music scenes. This resulted in documentaries about the places and their sounds. Finally, Boiler Room is […]

Founder of Purdue-affiliated startup travels to Africa to teach Togolese about using hydroponics for more sustainable …

Founder of Purdue-affiliated startup travels to Africa to teach Togolese about using hydroponics for more sustainable …

A young Togolese boy helps build a hydroponic system during a workshop led by Scott Massey, a founder of Heliponix LLC, and Delia Diabangouaya, quality manager of Choco Togo. The workshops, held at the University of Lome in Togo, sought to help residents of the small West African country create sustainable agriculture methods. (Photo provided) […]