Child Labor In Ghana

Greetings Folks, I came across some extremely disturbing news and had to share it with all. The following information comes out of Africa News. The internal trafficking of children into labor is becoming a major problem in Ghana. Ghanaian children who live in meager conditions are being trafficked from their home villages to work in…

June 19, 1865

Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. It was June 19, 1865, when the Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas advising that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free; which was two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Never Forget!…

Words From The Wise: Kaba Hiawatha Kamene

“We have taken their garbage and made it a delicacy. Whatever we touch, why, because we know what to do with the hands. See we’ve been on the earth for three and a half million years more than they.” “If you hold a people down and in spite of and despite of holding those people…

Himba

Greetings All, As many of you already know, studying African history and culture has become a passion of mine. So after taking another viral trip around the globe, I came across some very interesting information that I wanted to share. Meet the Himba tribe. The Himba (Singular: Omuhimba or Plural: Ovahimba) are a semi-nomadic people…

Words From The Wise: Sister Souljah

“To be a real man or woman, you’ve got to know what you believe in. You’ve got to understand that your actions have consequences and that they are connected to everything that you are.” – Sister Souljah   There are only a few entertainers who’ve recently crossed over to social/political activism that has gotten my…

Pilot Malaria Vaccine Launched in Malawi

In a previous post, I expressed my views on vaccinations. Well, I recently came across some disturbing news and felt the need to share it with you all. The following information comes out of the World Health Organization (WHO). The world’s first Malaria vaccine, RTS, S, was launched in Malawi. Malaria is one of the…

Online Salute

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that Pan-Africanism has been a hot-button topic. With the rise of African consciousness, discussions of repatriation have become the norm in my community. There are a few independent media outlets who’ve done a great job at educating the masses on this subject, and Honest…

Kenya To Export Avocados To China

Greetings All, I came across some news earlier that I had to share with you all. The following information comes out of The East African. Following a trade deal with Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, and China’s President, Xi Jinping, Kenyan farmers will now export Hass avocados to China. The Chinese market plans on taking in…

Sudan Protesters Are Seizing Power

Greetings Folks, I’ve been following the protests happening in Sudan, and I wanted to share a recent update. The following information comes out of Africa News. Sudan protesters have threatened to go on a one million people march protest if the military leaders don’t transfer power to a civilian administration. The African Heads of State…

Mozambique’s Aftermath

Greetings Everyone, I came across an update from the cyclone hit in Mozambique, and I had to share the information with you all. The following comes out of Africa News. The head of a South African rescue operation stated that residents are suffering from food and water shortages following the cyclone attack in the port…