COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Begin in South Africa and Brazil

I’m going to keep my personal views on the coronavirus vaccine to myself, at least until I’ve done more research. In the meantime, here’s a news update that I found interesting. The following information comes from Clinical Trials Arena. Clinical trials to assess the COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222), has begun in South Africa…

Stolen African Artifacts Put Up For Sale

It’s no secret that Africa has tried to get all of her looted artifacts back for years. Well, some recent news has made things even more problematic. The following information comes from Quartz Africa. Thousands of stolen African artifacts currently reside in European and British museums and institutions. And Christie’s, a British auction house, recently…

Petition For Reparations in the UK

Greetings Folks, There’s a petition coming out of the United Kingdom that I had to share. Salute to Dr. Mumbi Seraki for the notification. A petition to the UK Government and Parliament is calling on compensation for all African and Caribbean descendants of slavery. It’s been advised that in 2015, Britain’s taxpayers paid billions of…

Are Delivery Drones a Solution?

Greetings All, I just read a very interesting article and had to share my findings with you all. The following information comes from the Knowridge Science Report. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, e-commerce purchases have increased drastically. However, it has come with a price, by way of traffic congestion and commute times for delivery trucks….

A Jamaican Charter Flight from Europe is Being Arranged

In a previous post, I highlighted the 50 Jamaican nationals who were being detained and deported back to Jamaica due to COVID-19. Well, I just came across some additional information. The following is from the Jamaica Observer. Arrangements are being made for nationals stranded in Europe to board a charter flight back home. Closing Jamaica’s…

George Floyd’s Family Files Appeal to the United Nations

Thanks to Afrikan Esq. and her organization, We Charge Colonialism, I came across some additional information regarding the George Floyd case. The following information comes from Politico. The family of George Floyd filed an appeal to the United Nations to hold the United States accountable for systemic racism and police brutality. A special session is…

Nigerian Doctors On Strike

There’s somewhat of a kerfuffle happening in Nigeria, and it’s only right that I share my findings with you all. The following information comes from Africa News. An indefinite strike is being headed by members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The doctors union denounced the state’s inadequate provisions of protective equipment, and…

Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben Will Be Rebranded

The civil unrest and global discussions on race relations have prompted some much-needed changes for major corporations. The following information comes from NPR. Quaker Oats and PepsiCo advised that the pancake and syrup brand will remove its image of Aunt Jemima and changeĀ its name. Acknowledging the racist stereotype that dates back to slavery in the…

400 Chinese To Leave Kenya?

Greetings Folks, I saw some prophetic news stories earlier and had to share my findings with you all. The following information comes from All Africa and Capital News. It’s been reported that 400 Chinese nationals are leaving Nairobi, Kenya, over fears of the coronavirus. They’ve argued that Kenya’s healthcare system can’t handle huge infection numbers…

The African Development Bank Group

In a recent news broadcast, Dr. Mumbi Seraki highlighted The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), and this prompted me to do further research. Founded in 1964, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a regional, multilateral development finance institution established to push sustainable economic development and social progress in Africa’s regional member countries (RMCs). Their…

Justice for Regis Korchinski-Paquet

With the global discussions on police brutality, the last thing I wanted to come across was another story highlighting this issue. Ridiculous is an understatement at this point. The following information comes from CBC News. Thousands have taken to the streets of Toronto, Canada, protesting the death of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet. She fell from her…

China in the Lead to Develop a Vaccine

Greetings Everyone, I came across an update regarding the coronavirus and had to share my findings with you all. The following information is from Africa News. China is putting in great efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. The Chinese Minister of Science and Technology, Wang Zhigang, stated the following: “When a Chinese vaccine…