Meet Isabelle Noack, the Africa traveller who is exploring the overlooked realities of the continent

Face2Face Africa (F2FA) caught up with YouTuber, traveller and broadcast journalist Isabelle Noack (IN) who is attempting to visit all the countries in Africa with her smartphone on the record button capturing the beauty, people, food and everything in sight to make Africans and black people proud of their heritage. Africa’s 54 countries are eachContinue reading “Meet Isabelle Noack, the Africa traveller who is exploring the overlooked realities of the continent”

African country where malaria parasite was first discovered in 1880 declared malaria-free

Africa is the continent with the highest prevalence of malaria which is a life-threatening disease caused by plasmodium parasites transmitted by the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. In 2017, Africa was home to 92% of malaria cases and 93% of malaria deaths, says the World Health Organisation (WHO) whose estimates amount to 219 millionContinue reading “African country where malaria parasite was first discovered in 1880 declared malaria-free”

After Africa’s Silicon Valley, Rwanda to start building $5 billion Green City in 2020

Rwanda is committed to becoming the gateway to a technologically developed Africa and it is realizing this with a consistent development strategy that is a sight to behold. Last year, the landlocked East African country started the construction of the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) which is a $2 billion project aimed at creating the continent’s Silicon ValleyContinue reading “After Africa’s Silicon Valley, Rwanda to start building $5 billion Green City in 2020”

How Gambia’s exiled leader Yahya Jammeh lied about having cure for AIDS

In 2007, the world was stunned by a proclamation from the then Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh that he had a cure for AIDS. He paraded international media to his presidential compound in Banjul where there were dozens of AIDS patients awaiting treatment from the military leader who said his concoction made from seven undisclosed plants willContinue reading “How Gambia’s exiled leader Yahya Jammeh lied about having cure for AIDS”

Guinean lawmakers give first wives civil rights to approve polygamous marriages

The Guinean parliament has pleased many women in the French-speaking West African country by modifying a revised civil code that requires men who wish to marry extra wives to do so only after getting the approval of their first wives. Passed last week and awaiting promulgation by the president, the revised civil code which prescribesContinue reading “Guinean lawmakers give first wives civil rights to approve polygamous marriages”