Ugandan business banks on bamboo bikes
11 January 2019 | 11:21 am
Buying an imported high-quality bicycle in East Africa can be prohibitively expensive. So, a Ugandan company has decieded to use a local, more natural material, to create affordable frames.
4 Apr 2017
British cyclist Mark Beaumont gets set to prepare for a world record attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days, by starting off with a warm-up around the coast of the British Isles in 20 days.
15 Apr 2017
30 persons win a bicycle and N150, 000 each in indomie scholarship promo.
11 Feb 2018
About a hundred years ago in Uganda, Queen Muhumuza stood against patriarchal, colonial and chauvinist forces. She was a spiritual leader, a military leader and a fighter for social justice.
1 Mar 2018
Can you imagine cycling for two days just to buy coffee or juice? Not only that - this man and his brother are also crossing one of the most dangerous borders on the planet: Sudan - South Sudan.
12 Apr 2018
A 24-year-old man, Mohamed Nufal from Cairo, Egypt, is cycling to Russia 2018. The young Egyptian set off from Cairo's Tahrir Square days ago hoping to arrive the European country ahead of the World Cup.
13 Jun 2018
Gerst: 'It's like riding a bicycle'
13 Aug 2018
Bicycling in Berlin frequently resembles negotiating an obstacle course, but one of its bicycle lanes takes the challenge of urban cycling to a whole new level. You might want to grab your helmet first, though.
28 Nov 2018
The introduction of flights by various budget airlines in the great lakes region has greatly improved travel, boosting trade and tourism, two of the area's key economic pillars.
12 Mar 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday sought to reassert the importance of France in its former colony Djibouti with Paris increasingly fearing China's muscular role in Africa as it expands economic and military influence across the continent.
24 Aug 2019
Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be discussed more openly.
9 Dec 2019
In tonight's edition :Heavy rain in more than half a dozen eastern African countries has killed at least 265 people in the past two months. With more rain in the forecast, there is now fear over waterborne diseases and the prospect of hunger as crops are destroyed. A former Nigerian governer and a current senator is sentenced to 12 years in jail. He was found guilty of stealing 18 million euros. And finally Ivorian events organizer "La Sunday" is coming up on its first birthday.
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Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.