Entries by Eunice Kalala

6 Types of Landscape to Identify on a Map

  In May 2016, Paul Marsh won the OS prize for his design of a landing symbol on Mars. Even if you do not know how to use a compass, maps provide a wealth of detail to help you understand where you are and where you want to go. All maps have a key to […]

6 ways to eat your catch

Fish is a valuable source of protein. Learn how to cook your catch here. Fish is a vital component of any well-being balanced diet and is a useful source of protein, especially in a survival situation. Research has shown that the Omega-3 (a   polyunsaturated fatty acid) found in fish is beneficial to one’s health. In […]

6 Ways to Protect Yourself in a Riot

Riots occur when a crowd takes aggressive and illegal actions prompted by fear or anger. Thousands are killed in riots every year. Experience of riots in many parts of Africa suggests that the fuel for a riot can build up over time. Whether ethnic hatred, police brutality, wealth inequality or religious intolerances are the cause, […]

6 Actions to Protect Yourself from an Active Shooter

The United States has 4.4% of the world’s population yet owns 42% of the world’s guns. The recent Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is not only a tragedy for the parents and siblings of the 17 killed. The mass shooting is also an insight into the prevalence of […]

6 Steps to Surviving in a Desert

Africa is known for its 3 large deserts but 22 cover the continent. Given the number of deserts in Africa, it is likely that many corporate travellers will be exposed to this harsh environment during their travels on the continent. With approximately 25% of the land mass covered by desert, it is important to know […]

6 Steps to Improve your Security Online

33% of all travel insurance claims are for losses caused by physical pickpocketing. Yet, electronic pickpocketing is becoming more common. When travelling both in and outside of your home country, you need to be aware of the security risks your mobile electronic devices face. The threat is no longer from individuals or gangs who have […]

6 Steps to Protect your Cash

The world’s economy is interconnected. When America sneezes, currencies wobble. Given that economies are connected and more exposed than in the past 200 years, people are concerned about how to survive an economic crash. Rising interest rates, growing inflation, policy change and a housing price correction are all key risks.  But, there are other risks […]

6 Techniques for Improving your Functional Strength

When you enter a hostile environment you need to be fit to survive. Read on to learn how. For many of us, fitness is a concept that evokes images of running on a treadmill, grunting under heavy weights or chatting over a latte in the gym cafe. Unfortunately, none of these activities will give you […]

6 Tips to Prevent you Becoming Drunk

How to out think any drinker A drinking culture exists in many countries, even those with strict prohibition in place.  A drinking culture, by definition, means customs and practices involved with consuming alcohol. Whether we talk about the French, who drink to savour the flavour; the Phillipines, where an opened bottle must be finished; Australia […]

6 Ways to Survive Nuclear Fallout

The end of the Cold War in the late 1980s did not mean an end to hostilities. Today, Russia is overhauling its nuclear triad ( submarines, bombers and missiles) and has 7000 warheads. The United States us following suit and has 6800 warheads. North Korea might only have 15 warheads but it has a very […]