State Trooper Buys 9-year-old Steph Curry’s

There’s a positive news story coming out of Wilmington, Delaware, that caught my attention. An Instagram video showcasing the bond between State Trooper Joshua Morris and 9-year-old Ra’kir Allen went viral. 6abc Action News states that Morris, who recently joined the Delaware State Police Department, was drawn to Allen’s spirit after he challenged him to…

Japan to Release Radioactive Water Into the Ocean

Fukushima’s Daiichi (Number 1) Nuclear Power Plant has been highlighted previously on this blog. The nuclear accident caused by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011 resulted in radioactive leakage into the Pacific Ocean. And recent news is suggesting that the Japanese government has authorized the release of the remaining radioactive water. According to The Japan…

Cameroon’s Fight Against Violence on Women and Girls

The abuse of African women has been highlighted previously on this blog, and there are organizations that are doing something about it. According to Africa News, the Association for the Fight Against Violence on Women and Girls is helping victims of rape and forced marriage in Maroua, Cameroon. They take in women and girls, some…

Egypt’s COVID-19 Robot

To limit the spread of the coronavirus in Tanta, Egypt, Mechatronics engineer Mahmoud el-Koumi has created a remote-controlled robot that will assist physicians in testing patients for the virus. Named Cira-03, by way of Africa News, this robot has a human-like face and head, and it carries out a variety of medical procedures: it takes…

Madagascar’s President Changes His Tune About COVID-19 Vaccines?

Madagascar’s COVID-19 tonic, “COVID-Organics” (CVO), has been highlighted several times throughout this blog. This herbal remedy has received international criticism from the World Health Organization, who’s encouraged the country to roll out vaccines instead of using a plant-infused mixture. Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina previously argued that he doesn’t plan on vaccinating himself or his citizens,…

President Biden’s Plea for Mask Mandates Ignored

During a conference call, President Joe Biden pled with state governors to continue with mask mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus. However, he was largely ignored by several Republican governors, according to AP News. The president, along with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, previously stated that now was not the time to relax safety…

Train Crash in Egypt Leaves 32 Dead

A train crash in southern Egypt has left 165 people injured and 32 dead, according to AP News. The event took place on Friday, March 26, 2021. Apparently, someone activated the emergency brakes on the passenger train, which caused one of the trains to stop and the other to crash from behind. This impact caused…

Evanston Offers Reparations to African American Residents

The national discussions on reparations for African Americans have been nonstop for the last few years. Well, it looks like policies are now being implemented, particularly in the state of Illinois. As a way to make amends for redlining policies and housing discrimination in the past, Evanston, Illinois, is offering reparations to its Black residents….

Ghana No Longer Selling Cocoa to Switzerland

Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana will end the selling of raw materials to trade partners like Switzerland and other European nations. The announcement was made at the Federal Council of Switzerland, and it’s being looked at by many as a way for Africa to win on global trade deals. According to Face…

Endangered White Rhino to be Sent to Japan to Breed

Southern white rhinoceroses, the second-largest land mammals on the planet, are on the verge of extinction. In an effort to save them, a zoo in Taiwan is preparing to send a young female white rhino to Japan with the hopes that she will breed. Meet Emma. Emma is five years old, 2.5 meters long, and…

Husband Disarms Gunman During Business Meeting

It’s Monday morning, and what better way is there to kick off the week than with manhood. A story, by way of ABC 15 Arizona, advised that father and husband Solomon Odubhao had to lunge and stop a pistol from being pulled on him and his wife, Brittney Myers, during a business meeting. The incident…

Imprisoned Former Black Panther Denied Medical Treatment

I argued in a previous post that honoring those who gave their lives to the revolution should be a mandatory sentiment amongst African people. Well, a fight for the freedom of a former Black Panther is currently in the works, and it looks like that sentiment is being put to the test. Writer, journalist, community…