The Brain Drain problem in Africa.

The Brain Drain problem in Africa.

                    The widening gap in science and technology between Africa and other continents is worrying.  Data from the International Organisation for Migration states that over 300,000 highly qualified professionals reside outside Africa, meaning that their skills are currently utilised for the benefit of foreign countries. This(…)

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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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