2045 Initiative: Making Humans Immortal?

I’ve been a fan of science fiction for quite some time. Recent films like Transcendence and Replicas have kept me “edutained” and intrigued about science and technology. But there is a project in the works that’s turning fiction into a reality, and I’m not sure how I feel about it. 2045 Initiative Founded by Russian…

Other Factors Causing COVID-19 Deaths?

There have been videos floating around the internet of medical physicians speaking out against COVID-19 death numbers. I’ve also had conversations with people who are labeling this pandemic a hoax. So when I came across an article that justifies what’s been said, I had to share it with you all. The following information is from…

OMG Jamaica Farms

There’s some interesting news coming out of Jamaica. The following information is from Loop Jamaica. Friends Jevaughn Whyte and Terrique Goldson partnered with businessman Patrick White to create a pineapple farm in Fontabelle, Trelawny Jamaica. Named “OMG Jamaica Farms,” these three businessmen have seen massive success. Whyte and Goldson didn’t have prior experience in the…

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…

Thousands of Migrants Disposed at Sea By Greek Officials

I came across some disturbing news earlier that I have to share with you all. The following information is from 2Nacheki. Greece officials secretly took 1,072 migrants and refugees, some of them African, from a detention centre and disposed of them at sea. They were sailed to the edge of Greek water territory on inflatable…

Burundi Demands Reparations from Belgium and Germany

There’s some interesting news coming out of the continent that I have to share. The following information comes from Bloomberg. The East African country of Burundi is demanding $43 billion in reparations from Belgium and Germany. They want Belgium and Germany to return archival material and other stolen artifacts taken between 1899 and 1962. Europe’s…

Ghana Evacuates Domestic Workers in Lebanon

I’ve already highlighted the abuse many African domestic workers experience in the Middle East, so I was excited to come across a news article addressing their evacuation. The following information is from Ghana Web. 200 Ghanaian domestic workers have been evacuated from Lebanon and sent to Accra, Ghana. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…

British Government Responds to Reparations Petition

In a previous post, I highlighted a petition to the UK Government and Parliament that’s requesting reparations for African and Caribbean descendants of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in the UK. Well, I just got confirmation that the British government did respond on August 4, 2020. Here’s what they advised: While reparations are not part of…

Russia Developed a COVID-19 Vaccine

There’s some major news coming out of Russia regarding the coronavirus. The following information comes from AP News. Russia has become the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use. President Vladimir Putin advised that the vaccine underwent the necessary testing and has a lasting immunity for up to two…

Can Cats Spread The Coronavirus?

Since the virus that causes COVID-19 belongs to a family of viruses that causes diseases in animals, whether or not animals can catch and spread the coronavirus has been brought into question—particularly household pets like cats. The following information comes from The Conversation. A 2019 survey revealed that cats are the most popular pet in…

Hundreds of Chinese Nationals Leave Kenya

There’s some great news coming out of Kenya and, well, you know the drill. The following information comes from Standard Media. Hundreds of Chinese nationals are reportedly repatriating back to China amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. Long queues were seen at the airport, and many nationals revealed that they applied to go back earlier…