Congo Villagers Discover Mountain of Gold

There’s some major news coming out of the continent that almost made me drop my phone after reading it. Villagers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have discovered a mountain full of gold. Viral videos circulating the internet show the villagers digging in the mountain and taking the soil back to their homes to wash…

Reparations are Justified, But it was a Non-Starter – Barack Obama

Since Barack Obama’s departure in 2017, I’ve gone out of my way to ignore him. But like many symbols in my community whose relevancy date gets extended, he keeps popping up and validating his inadequacies during his presidency. According to The Hill, in an episode on Bruce Springsteen’s podcast, Barack Obama stated that reparations for…

Tanzania Says “No” to COVID-19 Vaccines

There’s no better way to kick off a Monday morning than with rebellion, especially when it’s coming out of the African continent. Africa News advised that although Tanzania is eligible for the COVAX (COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access), the country’s health ministry does not plan on accepting the vaccine. During a press conference, Health Minister Dorothy…