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Worth Noting: The famed Waterloo and Southwark suburbs of London with most diasporas will become their own islands. It is strangely difficult to visualize the famous Shard 310-meter skyscraper, which dwarfs the London skyline and is merely around 600 meters from London Bridge, will stick out as an island in the middle of River Thames. …

By: Isaac Thuku @MountKenyaTimes Africa’s aviation industry players have called for consolidation of the airlines to boost the continent’s performance in air traffic. Abdérahmane Berthé – African Airlines Association (AFRAA) – Secretary General says that a crucial element in the success of the African airlines is consolidation and collaboration. Berthé who spoke yesterday during a …

Worth Noting: The youth make up the nearly over 75% of the world’s largest population and life spanned to live longer than the people taking decisions now. The young people are important because they are the present and shape the future. Today they might be our partners, tomorrow they will go on to become leaders. …

By Akia Mustafa Worth Noting: Just like Ricki Lake said, ‘Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing’. There’s no greater gift than becoming a mother. The pain, hardships and sometimes hurting situations we go through for the hugs, smiles and laughter of our little ones are worth every sacrifice. The natural state of …

Having hosted the Eustonian president, it poses a great challenge to Kenyans that gender inequality is still a big issue in Kenya. Most Kenyans were surprised that the president is female. The mentality of men making the best leaders is still very dominant. But can we really judge leadership capability based on gender? In our …

Worth Noting: Statistically, a third of all coverage on Africa is from non-African sources, with AFP and BBC accounting for a quarter story found in African media outlets about other African countries. Of the stories told by the Western media on the African outlets, 81% is classified as “hard news” for example, conflicts, crises and …

Worth Noting: The common man was made to believe that not holding elections then would lead our nation into annihilation. At the risk of spreading the novel Covid-19, elections were held and politicians are reaping big! Today, learning institutions are still closed because they were the primary cause of the second wave! By organizing elections …

The British Government has denied widely circulating news reports that it is considering an immediate lockdown in England. But it does not rule out any future scenario if the need arises within weeks to shut down the country. The BBC reported that the reports of an immediate lockdown were premature. In a tweet, the Department …

Worth Noting: The day there are fewer cases and no deaths, there is euphoria all around, but the following day the numbers shoot up. The UK gets an average of 35,000 new cases daily, and it is not an exaggeration to say that the health services are creaking under its weight. Just as you thought …

On the 8th of September reverend Thuso Tiego was released from jail after spending a day in jail, prior to protest with two other pastors, following the March from Gaborone civic center to Parliament, declaring that the president must leave his office with immediate effect. Members of the opposition came in to his rescue, saying …