Innovation: Ugandan Engineers build Solar Powered Bus

Innovation: Ugandan Engineers build Solar Powered Bus

A solar powered bus has been built in Uganda by Ugandan engineers and they reckon its the only one of its kind in Africa. The bus is known as the ‘Kayoola prototype electric bus’ and it was manufactured by Kiira Motors. Here is a video of the bus in action; The bus does 80km when the(…)

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Oops! The Eritrean ‘forced’ Polygamy story is a Hoax.

Oops! The Eritrean ‘forced’ Polygamy story is a Hoax.

A couple of weeks ago a rumour spread on the internet claiming that the Eritrean government had issued a ruling stating that all men in Eritrea must marry two wives or face Jail. The rumour was actually instigated in Kenya and Nigeria (well done guys!) and was circulated wildly on social media. Even Sahara Reporters the(…)

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President Buhari should Focus on Economic Growth in Nigeria

President Buhari should Focus on Economic Growth in Nigeria

If you type ‘BUHARI’ into Google right now, the first thing you will see is an article about his pledge to fight corruption. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the problem with Nigeria today. The problem is not CORRUPTION, the problem is that we have a leader who’s only impetus is an insatiable drive to eradicate(…)

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Jada Pinkett Smith speaks against the Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks against the Oscars

Thoughts? In the video she says something along the lines of not “begging for acceptance” and “acknowledging ourselves” , some people will argue that we (black folks) already do that! It is called the BET awards, but how many times have you seen Will or Jada Smith at the BET Awards? Others suggest that she(…)

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Travel Diary : My First time in Botswana by Jenny

Travel Diary : My First time in Botswana by Jenny

  Botswana has been on my must-do list for years and years, so I was incredibly excited to see the spectacle of the Delta, and to do it from some pretty fabulous accommodation. Luxury permanent tents, high thread count sheets, an outdoor shower, delicious food, exceptional guides, and views for miles over floodplains that every day(…)

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China to set up Military Base in Africa

China to set up Military Base in Africa

Previously, I lamented at the fact that the United States had multiple military bases in Africa. I called it a war empire, a throw back to the days where a power hungry general would conquer other regions and set up Military bases in these places to prevent potential uprisings against his rule. About a century(…)

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16th Century Ivory Carved Art from the Kingdom of Benin Depicting Portugese Explorers and their Ships

16th Century Ivory Carved Art from the Kingdom of Benin Depicting Portugese Explorers and their Ships

  The beauty of African Art, here is a 16th century Ivory carved Salt cellar art from the Benin Kingdom in present day Nigeria. This carving represents the Portugese explorers who came to the region to trade commodities such as Ivory, Pepper and Palm Oil for European Guns. I am quite amazed by the intricate(…)

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American Military Bases in Africa – The Creation of a War Empire?

American Military Bases in Africa – The Creation of a War Empire?

Here is a mapped collection of USA military bases in Africa. For some reason, this makes me really uncomfortable. Why does the United States feel the need to prop up this many Military bases in Africa?   Are we seeing the creation of a military empire? Some of the drone strikes carried out by the(…)

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