North Africa hit by brain drain of ICT graduates

North Africa hit by brain drain of ICT graduates

By Wachira Kigotho  29 April 2021 Talent migration of highly skilled information and communication technology (ICT) professionals from North African countries to the high-income European Union member states is contributing to a brain drain in the region. According to a the World Bank’s World Development Report 2021: Data for better lives, the main cause of migration of […]

History Lessons: Alice Zeniter’s ‘The Art of Losing’

The Art of Losing is a visceral book. It does not shy away from writing history in shades of gray, nor does it glamorize those who fought for Algerian independence. The book begins as the FLN (National Liberation Front) is rising in order to drive the French out of Algeria.

Mummy count continues to grow at ancient Egypt burial site

Mummy count continues to grow at ancient Egypt burial site

A close-up showing one of the mummy filled coffins. The colors are remarkably well preserved despite the passage of over 2,000 years of time.(Image: © Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.

What are some "only in Algeria" moments?

What are some “only in Algeria” moments?

90% of Men will only wear sportswear. This look is very common in Algeria. Men and young boys seem to have closets full of jerseys, track pants, tracksuits, and sports shirts and it seems that’s all they love to wear.