Sudanese Protesters vs. Government

Recent protests in Sudan are making international headlines. According to Africa News, thousands of Sudanese protesters in Khartoum, Sudan, are accusing their government of failing to get them out of political and economic stagnation. Many are calling for the military to seize power, seeing as how the military and civilian groups have formed an unlikely…

Kenyan Personality Confronts French President

The synergy on the continent is shifting in the right direction because more and more Africans seem to be about that action, and I’m loving it. During the France-Africa Summit in Montpellier, France, Kenyan Media Personality Adelle Onyango confronted French President Emmanuel Macron and asked him to explain what his country stood for. She accused…

Stolen Artifacts to be Returned to Ethiopia!

Ethiopian artifacts stolen by British troops 153 years ago are set to be returned to Ethiopia, according to Artnet. Looted by British soldiers following the Battle of Maqdala in 1868, these artifacts include a handwritten Ethiopian religious text, a cross, priestly crown, imperial shield, and a talismanic scroll. A British nonprofit organization, the Scheherazade Foundation,…

Kenya Bans Domestic Workers from Traveling to Saudi Arabia

The abuse of African domestic workers, particularly in the Middle East, has been highlighted several times throughout this blog. Well, it seems like divine intervention and/or common sense has finally woken up the leadership in Kenya. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has enacted a temporary ban on the recruitment and exportation of Kenyan domestic workers…

President Paul Kagame Confirms Alliance With Mozambique

I’ve highlighted Rwandan President Paul Kagame several times throughout this blog. He’s one of the few African leaders with a backbone, set of nuts, and an invested interest in the progression of Africa. His recent visit to Mozambique didn’t disappoint either, as Kagame confirmed the alliance between Rwanda and Mozambique. According to Al Jazeera, an…

Moroccan Archaeologists Discover Bone Tools

The North African country of Morocco is the home of a significant number of archaeological findings, according to Africa News. 150,000-year-old marine snail shells and a 1.3 million-year-old Stone Age hand-axe are just a few items to name. And recently, archaeologists have discovered clothes-making tools made from bones that date back 120,000 years. More than…

Rick Ross to Invest in Africa

During a zoom interview with Tanzanian media personality Omary Tambwe (Lil Ommy), rapper Rick Ross expressed interest in investing $3-5 million in real estate in Tanzania. Ross stated that he loved being around water and people, so Lil Ommy suggested three locations: Dar es Salaam, Arusha, and Zanzibar. Aside from music, Rick Ross’s main business…

Niger Hosts Sahara Camel Race

The West African country of Niger recently hosted its annual Cure Salée (Salt Cure) Festival. Held by the Fulani and Tuareg cattle herders in the Sahara desert, one major event is the Sahara camel race. According to Africa News, twenty-five camels participated in the two-lap, five-kilometer race. This event is a central component of the…

Snake Breeding on the Rise in Burundi

To combat economic discrepancies that stem from the coronavirus pandemic, a new business is emerging in the East African country of Burundi—snake breeding. Many Burundians view snakes as a demonic symbol, with only the boldest men daring to attack them. However, breeding has become a viable source of income for those practicing this profession. Deo…

Egyptian Scientists Link Fossil to Four-Legged Whale?

Egyptian scientists discovered a fossil that dates back 43 million years and linked it to a new species of amphibious wale—an ancient four-legged whale. A team of researchers at the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology Center (MUVPC) in Mansoura, Egypt, advised that a fossilized partial skeleton was found in the Fayum oasis, an area in the…

Words From The Wise: Ousman Touray

“Youth are not motivated to stay in the continent. They are not given that good atmosphere, that good environment, for them to realize their own potentials within the continent.” – Ousman Touray In a previous post, I highlighted the rising population in Africa. By the year 2100, Africa is predicted to account for 40% of…

Uganda’s President Calls Africans a “Disgrace”?

At this year’s World Health Summit’s Regional Meeting, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni made some interesting remarks. President Museveni called the COVID-19 vaccine selfishness from around the world a wake-up call for Africans. He argued that countries across the continent need to stop waiting for vaccine donations from developed countries and start manufacturing them locally. All…