• 19+ Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Nigeria

    Originally posted on Shalomie The Homie:
    Think Nigeria is all about traffic jams, internet scams and Boko Haram? Wrong! This fascinating and diverse country is so much more than that. The following tidbits about Nigeria’s history, wildlife, people, and places might raise your eyebrows and make you reconsider what you thought you knew about the…

  • 10 Facts for Bob Geldof

    Originally posted on GB on tour!:
    Dear Sir Bob, Thanks so much for doing the Ebola fundraising thing. We hope you raise lots and lots of money. The only thing is, there is a world outside your window Sir, but it might not be quite how you imagine it. We thought you might like to…

  • The Spaces In-Between – Africa Geographic Magazine

    Why road tripping Namibia and Botswana is the best type of travel there is. Source: magazine.africageographic.com Better to travel hopefully than to arrive? I love reading about these kinds of travel experiences but have to admit to getting too agitated to really enjoy them myself :-) See on Scoop.it – Expat Africa

  • The Chibok girls: Nigeria’s side of the story

    Why has it been so difficult for the Nigerian government to fight the scourge of Boko Haram, which has infiltrated so many sectors of the society? Has the government really done nothing to try to get the Chibok girls back? Source: thisisafrica.me See on Scoop.it – Expat Africa

  • Bloody Hell! Ebola.

    Originally posted on six degrees north:
    Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Formerly known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF). Currently enjoying its worst season ever (for people, not the virus) in West Africa, with over 800 infections and over 500 deaths in 100 days since March 23. 800 infections in 100 days doesn’t sound like much and…

  • Relocating to Kenya | “On the Ground” from Cartus Ltd

    See on Scoop.it – Expat Africa Produced before the awful events of September 21st, this article & the accompanying video still provide a useful starting point & tips for those considering a move to Kenya. NB: an African safari experience is NOT unique to Kenya, however – apologies to Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia,… Continue Reading