Rwanda and the DRC’s Trade Agreement

In a previous post, I highlighted the African Continental Free-Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) that’s set to increase intra-trade on the continent by 6% by 2034, create an economic bloc of $3.4 trillion, and lift 30 million Africans out of extreme poverty. And a recent trade deal between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda gives…

Nigeria’s eNaira Currency

Nigeria has become the first African country to launch its own digital currency: the eNaira. According to Africa News, Nigeria is the most populous country on the continent and has the largest economy. The new digital currency will improve cross-border trade, push financial inclusion for those outside the formal economy, and increase remittances. Nigerian President…

13-Year-Old Boy Shoots Down French Military Drone With a Slingshot!

I’ve stated before that the synergy on the African continent is shifting in the right direction, mainly due to the youth’s influence. And some recent news coming out of Burkina Faso further supports that claim. According to Yeni Şafak, a 13-year-old boy, Aliou Sawadogo, has been labeled a hero for shooting down a French military…

Will Donald Trump Run Again in 2024?

During a recent interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, Former President Donald Trump was asked about his future plans in politics, with many curious about a 2024 presidential run. He responded with the following: “Well, let me just put it this way, I love our country and I think a lot of people are…

Protests in Tunisia Over Waste Management

Protests have erupted in Agareb, Tunisia, over the poor waste management system in the country. According to Africa News, a nearby landfill in the town has caused severe illnesses for many throughout the area. New viral diseases were discovered, which led to a serious public health concern, including death. Ben Ibrahim, the mother of a…

A New Infrastructure Bill is Set to Combat Drunk Driving!

The Biden Administration recently passed the H.R. 3684 – Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which will mandate automobile makers to install new technology in vehicles to prevent drivers from driving under the influence. According to AP News, vehicles with monitoring systems will be rolled out no later than 2026. $17 billion from the Act will…

Sudan’s Military Seizes Power!

As stated in a previous post, Sudanese protesters are outraged at their government’s failed attempts to get the country out of political and economic stagnation. Military and civilian groups have since formed an alliance, with many urging the military to seize power. And according to recent news, that’s exactly what happened. Sudan has declared a…

Food Shortages in Alabama School Districts Causes Schools to Ask For Help!

Parents in the state of Alabama are being asked to feed their children breakfast before school or send them to school with their breakfast and lunch due to food shortages throughout the school districts. According to WSFA News, The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) advised that every district in the state is experiencing food…

Kenyan Personality Confronts French President

The synergy on the continent is shifting in the right direction because more and more Africans seem to be about that action, and I’m loving it. During the France-Africa Summit in Montpellier, France, Kenyan Media Personality Adelle Onyango confronted French President Emmanuel Macron and asked him to explain what his country stood for. She accused…

Kenya Bans Domestic Workers from Traveling to Saudi Arabia

The abuse of African domestic workers, particularly in the Middle East, has been highlighted several times throughout this blog. Well, it seems like divine intervention and/or common sense has finally woken up the leadership in Kenya. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has enacted a temporary ban on the recruitment and exportation of Kenyan domestic workers…

Thousands of Haitian Migrants Set to be Deported from Texas Border

Del Rio, Texas, has declared a state of emergency as thousands of mostly Haitian migrants camp underneath the city’s International Bridge. Throughout the previous week, roughly 15,000 migrants arrived at the border of Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, and Del Rio, waiting to seek asylum in the United States. Hundreds have attempted to wade through the Rio…

“This is a Pandemic of the Unvaccinated” – President Joe Biden

In a White House press conference on Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden implemented a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all federal workers, federally-contracted workers, healthcare workers, and private-sector employees. He also ordered all companies with over 100 employees to require their workers to either get the vaccine or submit to weekly testings; vaccine mandates…