Apple, Google, Microsoft and Co sued for child labor in DRC

It is widely known that, the products of these companies are manufactured from raw materials found in Africa. Many of these African resource hubs are equally known for high rates of child or forced labor in their line of work. Cobalt, which is the product on which tech giants like Apple, Tesla, Google, and others […]

Eating is the solution to Somalia’s locust invasion

Somalia has come up with a rather unusual approach in her fight against an invasion of locust. The country is facing its worst invasion of locusts in closed to 3 decades, but instead of waging war with sprays and other insecticides, Some people have improvised the means, choosing instead to eat the desert insects, using […]

African aviation set to suffer huge losses in 2020

Large losses in prospect for African airlines next year, according to the International Air Transport Association. The growth forecast in 2019, however, suggested a better economic outlook for African airlines in 2020. African airlines may suffer an estimated sum of $200 million according to a report by Business Africa. Projections by the International Air transport […]

Sierra Leone grants British actor Idris Elba citizenship

British actor Idris Elba has been awarded citizenship of his father’s native country Sierra Leone. He received the move with joy describing it as an honor “the biggest honor I could get from my country”. “I’m no stranger to Africa: I’ve been in Africa, I’ve made films in Africa, I’ve championed Africa,” he said. “But […]

Ethiopia puts satellites in space joining other African nations

There is a growing list of African nations with a Satellite in space with Ethiopia becoming the latest to have one placed there. The sub-Saharan state on Friday launched its first satellite into space, joining the list of other sub-Saharan nations striving to develop space programs to advance their development goals and encourage scientific innovation. […]