Mustapha Njie: The Pan African sustaining Africa’s Agricultural values through real estate

Modern real estate development is without doubt depleting Africa’s farmlands, gradually shifting focus from the agricultural values of the people of Africa to a more “white-color” system. To address this concerning trend, Mustapha Njie, a Gambian and Pan-African Estate developer who is driving a housing revolution across Africa, has decided to provide residents of his […]

Malawi seeks to appoint boxing legend, Mike Tyson as cannabis ambassador

The Agricultural ministry of Malawi has officially written to heavyweight boxing legend, Mike Tyson seeking his approval as the country’s global cannabis ambassador. The ministry initiated the move as part of plans to project the emerging cannabis market. The sector minister, Lobin Lowe indicated in the letter that, “Malawi may not go it alone as […]

Nigeria approves genetically modified maize for open cultivation

The federal government of Nigeria has approved the development of new maize variety called ‘Tela maize’ after research was carried out at the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The new variant is said to have some tolerance against drought as well as resistance for stem borers and army worms. […]

John Dumelo, the Ghanaian actor motivating the youth to engage in farming

Even though Africa has over half of the world’s undeveloped arable land with great potentials for improved agricultural production, statistics on the number of Africa’s youthful population in the Agricultural sector is troubling. In order to realize full agriculture potentials, the continent needs to do everything possible to draw the interest of young people in […]

Kenya tea farmers now produce pineapple as climatic change increases

As climate change threatens Kenya’s tea plantations, some tea farmers are changing their crops to other crops to supplement their income. The world’s most prominent black tea exporter, formerly known for its ideal tea-growing conditions, is now seeing the impacts of climate change. Temperature increases, floods, and drought all pose a danger to tea plantation […]