- Advertisement -
Sunday, July 3, 2022
Africa

A Look at Life in Africa, Part 1/2

A Look at Life in Africa, Part 1/2
319views

Residents gather on the edge of the landslide left by the collapse of one of the main roads in the Mont Ngafula district in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 4, 2021. Every year, during the rainy season, pieces of roads, houses, schools, shops, and administrative buildings are blown away by the collapse of sections of hillsides. Anarchic urbanisation and lack of road maintenance lead to loss of life and the destruction of infrastructures. (Photo by Alexis Huguet/AFP Photo)

Residents gather on the edge of the landslide left by the collapse of one of the main roads in the Mont Ngafula district in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 4, 2021. Every year, during the rainy season, pieces of roads, houses, schools, shops, and administrative buildings are blown away by the collapse of sections of hillsides. Anarchic urbanisation and lack of road maintenance lead to loss of life and the destruction of infrastructures. (Photo by Alexis Huguet/AFP Photo)

Security forces secure the scene of a blast on a street near the parliamentary building in Kampala, Uganda, Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Two loud explosions rocked Uganda's capital, Kampala, early Tuesday, sparking chaos and confusion as people fled what is widely believed to be coordinated attacks. (Photo by Hajarah Nalwadda/AP Photo)

Security forces secure the scene of a blast on a street near the parliamentary building in Kampala, Uganda, Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Two loud explosions rocked Uganda’s capital, Kampala, early Tuesday, sparking chaos and confusion as people fled what is widely believed to be coordinated attacks. (Photo by Hajarah Nalwadda/AP Photo)

Sudanese protest against the military coup that ousted government last month, in Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is currently under house arrest in the capital of Khartoum. He and more than 100 other government officials were detained during the coup. Many have been kept in undisclosed locations. (Photo by Marwan Ali/AP Photo)

Sudanese protest against the military coup that ousted government last month, in Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is currently under house arrest in the capital of Khartoum. He and more than 100 other government officials were detained during the coup. Many have been kept in undisclosed locations. (Photo by Marwan Ali/AP Photo)

An elderly Sudanese man flashes the victory sign as protesters rally to call for a return to civilian rule in the capital Khartoum, Sudan on November 21, 2021. (Photo by AFP Photo/Stringer)

An elderly Sudanese man flashes the victory sign as protesters rally to call for a return to civilian rule in the capital Khartoum, Sudan on November 21, 2021. (Photo by AFP Photo/Stringer)

A fisherman struggles to push a wheelbarrow full of sharks that have just been dropped off a pirogue on the beach of Songolo, the fishing district of Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo in November 2021. Many artisanal fishing crews on the Congolese coast specialise in shark fishing (Photo by Marco Simoncelli/Al Jazeera)

A fisherman struggles to push a wheelbarrow full of sharks that have just been dropped off a pirogue on the beach of Songolo, the fishing district of Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo in November 2021. Many artisanal fishing crews on the Congolese coast specialise in shark fishing (Photo by Marco Simoncelli/Al Jazeera)

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, center, reviews the honor guard during his welcoming ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday November 23, 2021. Kenyatta is in South Africa on a state visit to discuss political and economic issues. (Photo by Themba Hadebe/AP Photo)

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, center, reviews the honor guard during his welcoming ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday November 23, 2021. Kenyatta is in South Africa on a state visit to discuss political and economic issues. (Photo by Themba Hadebe/AP Photo)

Rescue workers carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a blast in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, November 25, 2021. Witnesses say a large explosion has occurred in a busy part of Somalia's capital during the morning rush hour. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)

Rescue workers carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a blast in Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, November 25, 2021. Witnesses say a large explosion has occurred in a busy part of Somalia’s capital during the morning rush hour. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)

An injured student is assisted from the scene after a car exploded in a suicide attack near Mucassar primary and secondary school in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia on November 25, 2021. (Photo by Feisal Omar/Reuters)

An injured student is assisted from the scene after a car exploded in a suicide attack near Mucassar primary and secondary school in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia on November 25, 2021. (Photo by Feisal Omar/Reuters)

Members of Nembe community paddle a canoe across Santa Barbara, following an oil spill in Santa Barbara, Nembe Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. (Photo by Temilade Adelaja/Reuters)

Members of Nembe community paddle a canoe across Santa Barbara, following an oil spill in Santa Barbara, Nembe Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. (Photo by Temilade Adelaja/Reuters)

Benson Daniel, Community Development Chairman of the Sandsand fishing settlement, stands on oil-soaked ground at Sandsand, in Nembe, in Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. (Photo by Temilade Adelaja/Reuters)

Benson Daniel, Community Development Chairman of the Sandsand fishing settlement, stands on oil-soaked ground at Sandsand, in Nembe, in Bayelsa, Nigeria, November 25, 2021. (Photo by Temilade Adelaja/Reuters)

A woman wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus buys chicken on a crowded sidewalk in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, November 27, 2021. As the world grapples with the emergence of the new variant of COVID-19, scientists in South Africa – where omicron was first identified – are scrambling to combat its spread across the country. (Photo by Denis Farrell/AP Photo)

A woman wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus buys chicken on a crowded sidewalk in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, November 27, 2021. As the world grapples with the emergence of the new variant of COVID-19, scientists in South Africa – where omicron was first identified – are scrambling to combat its spread across the country. (Photo by Denis Farrell/AP Photo)

Protestors hold cobblestones during a demonstration in Ouagadougou on November 27, 2021. Anti-riot police fired tear gas to prevent the demonstrators from gathering in a square in the centre of Ouagadougou, where substantial police and security forces were deployed and all shops closed. (Photo by Olympia de Maismont/AFP Photo)

Protestors hold cobblestones during a demonstration in Ouagadougou on November 27, 2021. Anti-riot police fired tear gas to prevent the demonstrators from gathering in a square in the centre of Ouagadougou, where substantial police and security forces were deployed and all shops closed. (Photo by Olympia de Maismont/AFP Photo)

A male leopard saunters through Inyati Game Lodge in the Sabi Sands nature reserve on November 28, 2021 in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The South African government says the country, which just recently re-opened to international tourism, is bearing the brunt of publicly announcing the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, as other countries placed it on the red list. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

A male leopard saunters through Inyati Game Lodge in the Sabi Sands nature reserve on November 28, 2021 in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The South African government says the country, which just recently re-opened to international tourism, is bearing the brunt of publicly announcing the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, as other countries placed it on the red list. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

A fire-eater man dressed as a lion participates in the Grand Carnival parade in Dakar on November 27, 2021. Created in 2019, this annual event celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of Senegal. (Photo by Carmen Abd Ali/AFP Photo)

A fire-eater man dressed as a lion participates in the Grand Carnival parade in Dakar on November 27, 2021. Created in 2019, this annual event celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of Senegal. (Photo by Carmen Abd Ali/AFP Photo)

A man disinfects a wall to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, November 29, 2021. The World Health Organisation has urged countries not to impose flight bans on southern African countries due to concerns over the new omicron variant. (Photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo)

A man disinfects a wall to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, November 29, 2021. The World Health Organisation has urged countries not to impose flight bans on southern African countries due to concerns over the new omicron variant. (Photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo)

An activists holds a rainbow flag outside the Botswana High Court in Gaborone on November 29, 2021 celebrating after the Botswana Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by the government of Botswana against the Botswana High Court ruling of decriminalising homosexuality. Botswana's government on November 29, 2021 lost a legal attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminalised homosexuality The country's High Court in 2019 ruled in favour of campaigners seeking to strike do jail sentences for same-sеx relationships, declaring them unconstitutional. (Photo by Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP Photo)

An activists holds a rainbow flag outside the Botswana High Court in Gaborone on November 29, 2021 celebrating after the Botswana Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by the government of Botswana against the Botswana High Court ruling of decriminalising homosexuality. Botswana’s government on November 29, 2021 lost a legal attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminalised homosexuality The country’s High Court in 2019 ruled in favour of campaigners seeking to strike do jail sentences for same-sеx relationships, declaring them unconstitutional. (Photo by Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP Photo)

Pupils wearing masks line up to enter their classroom at the Kgololo Academy on “Spirit Day” in Johannesburg's Alexandra township Tuesday November 30, 2021. Despite global worry, doctors in South Africa are reporting patients with the COVID-19 omicron variant are suffering mostly mild symptoms so far. But they warn that it is early and most of the new cases are in people in their 20s and 30s, who generally do not get as sick from COVID-19 as older patients. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo)

Pupils wearing masks line up to enter their classroom at the Kgololo Academy on “Spirit Day” in Johannesburg’s Alexandra township Tuesday November 30, 2021. Despite global worry, doctors in South Africa are reporting patients with the COVID-19 omicron variant are suffering mostly mild symptoms so far. But they warn that it is early and most of the new cases are in people in their 20s and 30s, who generally do not get as sick from COVID-19 as older patients. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo)

Passengers wait at a ticket counter at Johannesburg's OR Tambo's airport, Monday November 29, 2021. A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant before anyone knows just how dangerous omicron really is. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo/File)

Passengers wait at a ticket counter at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo’s airport, Monday November 29, 2021. A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant before anyone knows just how dangerous omicron really is. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo/File)

A woman selling snacks, sits at the Baragwanath taxi rank in Soweto, South Africa, Thursday December 2, 2021. South Africa launched an accelerated vaccination campaign to combat a dramatic rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19 a week after the omicron variant was detected in the country. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo)

A woman selling snacks, sits at the Baragwanath taxi rank in Soweto, South Africa, Thursday December 2, 2021. South Africa launched an accelerated vaccination campaign to combat a dramatic rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19 a week after the omicron variant was detected in the country. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo)

Raymond Hinze
Raymond Hinze is a writer and IT consultant with nearly 20 years of experience across the private and public sectors. He's worked as a writer, trainer, technical support person, delivery manager, system admin, and various other roles that involve getting people and technology to work together.