President Trump to Remove Sudan from U.S. Terrorist List

I just came across an update regarding Sudan and the United States and had to share my findings with you all. The following information is from Africa News. President Donald Trump has signaled the removal of Sudan from the U.S. terrorist list if they pay $335 million in compensation to American terror victims and their…

End SARS!

Police brutality isn’t just a Western problem. Protests happening in Nigeria are shining a light on an organization built to protect and serve, but somehow they chose abuse of power. The following information comes from The Guardian. A Nigerian police force, The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), has been dissolved after allegations of police brutality. Protests…

Introducing Congo’s Rechargeable Iron…

There’s a new invention coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo that I had to spotlight. The following information is from Africa News. 23-year-old Baraka Safari Elie has invented the first rechargeable iron in the DRC. Taking up to 8 months for trials, this iron can conserve energy for up to 3 hours. Elie’s…

Nigeria’s Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sex Offenders

In recent years, there have been open discussions on combating human/sex trafficking, pedophilia, rape, sexual harassment, and more. Well, there’s some great news coming out of Nigeria that I had to share with you all. The following information is from The Independent and The Washington Post. A new law passed in Kaduna, Nigeria, now states…

China’s Naval Base in Africa

I came across an interview with Dr. Umar Johnson, highlighting why China is so invested in Africa, and this led to some disturbing news about an expanding military base that China has on the continent. The following information is from The National Interest. The East African country of Djibouti is the home of the United…

Tanzania Will Protect Local Goods in Trade Agreement with Britain

African countries putting their self-interests first is the Code of Conduct for the future. And there’s a recent article that supports this claim. The following information is from The East African. In a trade negotiation with Britain, Tanzania is planning on protecting its locally-made goods. Stella Manyanya, the Deputy Minister for Trade, and Bernard Haule,…

Rally in Mauritius Over Oil Spill

I saw an interesting article this morning and had to share my findings. The following information is from Africa News. Mauritius, an island nation in East Africa, is experiencing massive protests over the government’s mishandling of an oil spill. This spill was caused by the shipwreck of a Japanese fuel-carrier that took place in July,…

Trade War Between Ghana and Nigeria

South African Political icon Julius Sello Malema has been open with the xenophobic issues on the continent. And a recent news article supports why this problem needs to cease. The following information is from Africa News. After the closing of several Nigerian shops in Ghana, Nigerian traders are accusing local authorities in Ghana of discrimination,…

Chinese Mining Firms Threatens Zimbabwe Wildlife

China’s behavior and disrespect of the African continent is no secret. So it’s only right that I keep you updated with more foolishness. The following information comes from The Guardian. Zhongxin Coal Mining Group and Afrochine Smelting, two Chinese mining companies, have been permitted to start impact assessments for drilling, land clearance, road building, and…

The U.S. Proposes to Remove Sudan from Terrorist List for Payment

There’s some interesting news coming out of Sudan, and I had to share it. The following information is from The Guardian. The United States is proposing removing Sudan from its terrorist list in exchange for a $330 million payment to American victims of al-Qaida. Sudan, who has been on the list since 1993, was found…

African Workers Stranded in Lebanon

In a previous post, Ghanaian domestic workers who evacuated from Lebanon were highlighted. Well, other African migrants, including Gambian and Ethiopian, are still stranded in the country. The following information comes from The Times of Israel. Thousands of foreign workers—domestic workers, supermarket, and restaurant employees—are currently stranded in Beirut, Lebanon. Dollar shortages, the coronavirus pandemic,…

5G in Africa

In a previous post, I highlighted the 5G network that’s set to take over the future. Well, there’s some interesting news coming out of Africa in regards to the network that I had to share. The following information is from Africa News. Converting to 5G promises more speed, less lag time, and a stronger internet…