I believe to change Africa on all fronts we must begin by changing the perspective of its populace. There is no better way to positively shift this perspective than through the stories
You may be questioning why you should continue with your blog. Perhaps, you feel like you were sold a dream of money-making because you do not see where the money is. Why should you suffer creating content when it seems no one cares to leave a comment nor press like? Blogging is hard work. Though… Continue reading 5 Reasons why your blog is important
Every Sunday we allow a blogger from our community to take over our twitter account so they can interact with other bloggers, sharing experiences, tips and networking. Here is how Mpho Mashita felt about the opportunity to tweet from behind the Afrobloggers handle:
I couldn’t believe it when I received the message from Afro Bloggers asking me to be their guest for their ‘Sunday Account Take Over’. So without even thinking twice about it, I said yes! It was such an honour to be recognized for the work I do on my fairly new blog and I knew instantly what I desired to engage the community about, and boy did they come to the party!
I planned my topics for the day around the issues that I wanted to discuss. First of all, I saw this as a great platform to engage fellow bloggers on issues that I have been struggling with on my blog and they were able to give great insight into my issues. I’m always asking myself these questions: ‘Does my content resonate with the people that follow my work?’, ‘Should I be more niche?’, ‘Do I want to be…
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Our interview series is an attempt to limelight African bloggers from different regions through sharing about their blog, tips, challenges, and thought processes. In this article we share an interview we had with Kenyan Yvonne Wabai, a scientist who blogs on Randomly Creative .
It's Day 1 of our Winter Blogging Challenge. Here is what to look out for in the next 30days of June 2019
As part of our mandate to inspire bloggers to create and share more on their sites we have come up with an exciting challenge. We are inviting all bloggers to join us as we embark on #30days30blogposts for the month of June 2019. Why should you join us? There are so many barriers to blogging… Continue reading Winter Blogging Challenge
The Piggy Bank campaign is a charity initiative aimed at reducing poverty by increasing access to quality education for the less privileged community school going pupils in Zambia. The campaign does so by pulling resources from university students and well-wishers. The campaign is the brainchild of three University Graduates: Given, Joshua and Mwansa. The three… Continue reading Inspiring stories: Zambia’s Pig Bank Campaign
A review of a South African Lifestyle blog
In my introduction to blogging I defined blogging, and explored why people blog. In this article I look at the types of blogs that new bloggers can adopt for their blog. The type of blog you choose often determines the content, the blogging platform, and the theme or template for the site. NICHE A niche… Continue reading TYPES OF BLOGS
Story by: David Elton Nyamombe It was dark and raining outside.My two boys were a bit unease because of the thunderous noise. Our bedroom was candle lit. It was a bit nippy so I added one more blanket to keep warm. I sang a lullaby to calm them down, a strange one, "mwanangu chiramwiwa endawo… Continue reading Cyclone Idai: What’s there to love?