Online Salute

Greetings Folks, When it comes to independent Black journalism, I’m very particular about who I choose to follow. Some of the most radical tend to be selective and biased with their content. But there is one personality who never disappoints, and Honest Media would like to give her an online salute. Dr. Mumbi Seraki. Dr….

Words From The Wise: Julius Sello Malema

“Stop your self-hatred. Stop at taking our brothers from Africa, our sisters from Africa.” – Julius Sello Malema   The xenophobic riots in South Africa have sparked several debates on Black unity and self-hatred. And the first person who came to mind in regards to addressing this problem was Julius Sello Malema. Julius Sello Malema…

Ghana and Ivory Coast Cocoa Deal

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier today and, as always, felt the need to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Stakeholders in the cocoa industry recently accepted a $2,600-floor price deal from Ghana and Ivory Coast. Both nations threatened to stop selling their products to buyers who couldn’t meet the minimum…

Japan’s Flying Drone

Greetings Everyone, I came across some interesting IT news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of Jalopnik. Japanese electronics NEC tested its flying drone prototype recently, and it has everyone buzzing. Many have mistakenly called it a “flying car,” but it’s a drone that people can ride…

Rwandan President Addresses Food Shortages in Africa

Greetings Everyone, Ever since I saw the clip of Rwandan President Paul Kagame calling out African leadership, I’ve been a supporter. And I’ve come across some recent news of his that I had to share. The following information comes from the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. President Kagame is urging African leaders to tackle the food shortage…

Girls in ICT

Greetings Good People, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing program for Black girls in STEM, Black Girls Code, and recently came across another that deserves recognition. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Over 300 girls represented Jamaica in the 2019 Caribbean Hackathon for International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Organized…

Nigeria Signs Free Trade Agreement

Greetings Everyone, I came across some great news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes from BBC News. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a landmark agreement aimed to increase trade between African countries. The African Union (AU) stated that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will create…

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…

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…

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…

Venezuela’s Power Outage Causes Chaos

Greetings All, I came across some disturbing news and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of BBC News. A power outage in Venezuela has reached its fifth day, and it’s causing havoc throughout the country. At least 17 people have died due to the blackout, and sporadic episodes of…

UK Museum to Return Braided Hair of Emperor Tewodros II

Greetings Folks, I came across some interesting news today and wanted to share it with you all. The following information comes out of AfricaNews. The United Kingdom’s National Army Museum will return a looted braid of hair of Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II. Tewodros II was Emperor from 1855-1868, and he was called Ethiopia’s first modern…