Cobalt Child Labor

If you’ve been following this blog, then you’ve seen me highlight the ridiculous politics done on the African continent. As a Diasporan who is an advocate for global African sovereignty, it’s depressing how hell-bent many African leaders are in setting back our progress. One issue that infuriates me to no end is the child labor…

British Millionaire Refuses to Pay Reparations

Shout out to Political commentator Tierney Sheree (Afrikan Esq.) for spotlighting the following story, by way Face2Face Africa. Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom Richard Drax and his family, owners of a sugar plantation in Barbados that enslaved Africans during the Transatlantic Slave Trade, are being asked to pay reparations. Built around 1650, Drax…

South Africa Has Advice for the United States?

The lunacy of African leaders is the reason why Africa is disrespected. The following information comes from News 24. After witnessing the Capitol Hill takeover earlier this week, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is offering his services to help the United States transition to a peaceful democracy. He was shocked by the events that occurred,…

Protests in Senegal Over COVID-19 Curfew

Civil unrest seems to have been a global issue this week, with countries like Senegal following suit. The following information comes from Africa News. Protests erupted in Senegal Wednesday over a 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. coronavirus curfew mandated by President Macky Sall. The violence took place in Dakar, where 90% of COVID-19 cases are…

Just Because…

Afrobeats is always a vibe. Until Next Time… (Source) Photo Credit: Evensi

Removing Trees May Solve South Africa’s Water Supply Problem

Greetings Everyone, I came across some interesting news coming out of South Africa. The following information is from Africa News. Due to the water supply problem in Cape Town, South Africa, environmental workers are cutting down trees. Most of the trees are pines that have deep root systems, and they take up more water than…

Words From The Wise: President Uhuru Kenyatta

“Indeed, I’ve noticed in the conversations in Western countries and their counterparts in Asia and the Middle East a return to competition over Africa. In some cases weaponizing divisions, pursuing proxy actions, and behaving like Africa is for the taking. Well, I want to tell you it is not!” – President Uhuru Kenyatta 2nacheki TV…

Free Inter-African Trade Update

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)—originally set to begin in July but postponed because of COVID-19—will now start January 1st, 2021. The following update comes from Africa News. AfCFTA has been signed and ratified by all 55 African Union states except Eritrea, and its plan will increase intra-trade on the continent by 6% by…

Poverty On The Rise for Ghanian Cocoa Farmers?

In a previous post, I highlighted Ghana and Ivory Coast’s success as the world’s top two cocoa growers. Well, an update, by way of Africa News, may change that narrative, especially for its farmers. Ghanian cocoa farmers are becoming discouraged with their crops, advising that they are low on returns and struggling to break free…

Abducted Nigerian Boys Reunited with Their Parents

I came across some good news this Sunday morning, by way of Africa News. Over 300 Nigerian schoolboys were rescued and reunited with their parents in Katsina, Nigeria, after being seized in a mass abduction by Jihadist terrorist group Boko Haram. The boys were brought to the governor’s office, where they were received by President…

Online Salute

Greetings Good People, There’s nothing that I appreciate more than honesty, especially when it pertains to African people. And upon browsing YouTube, I came across an African American family who repatriated to Africa. They’ve been very open about their experience in Accra, Ghana, holding nothing back, as well as educating those who may be ignorant…

President Buhari Upset With Foreign #EndSARS Media Coverage

In a previous post, the #EndSARS protests to end police brutality in Nigeria was highlighted. Well, their president, Muhammadu Buhari, has responded to the foreign media outlets’ biased coverage. The following information comes from Business Insider Africa. President Buhari argues that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and America’s Cable News Network (CNN) didn’t balance out…