One of the Greatest Pan-African songs of all time by Youssou Ndour recorded 25 years ago

In the African social construct especially among the people of ancient Mali; griots or traditional musicians played crucial roles in educating the masses about the history of the land, motivating warriors and even tutoring future leaders. Some of the roles played by ancient griots had been adopted by many of our postcolonial musicians who bravely […]

Idris Elba and Sabrina Elba are to produce Afro-Futuristic Sci-fi Anime Series

When the movie Black Panther, an Afro-futuristic sci-fi hit the movie cinemas – it became a huge global sensation. Beyond its financial success, the excitement of the movie played a huge role in connecting more blacks in the diaspora to the African continent. Such is a great emphasis that the African world needs more movies […]

Facebook flags Uhuru Kenyatta’s congratulatory message to Museveni

Tech giant Facebook has flagged a post by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta purported to congratulate Uganda’s long serving President Yoweri Museveni.  In a statement posted on Kenya’s State House account, President Uhuru Kenyatta was quoted to have referred to Yoweri Museveni’s controversial sixth term re-election as a testimony of confidence the people of Uganda have […]

Hushpuppi and Sissoko: A $100 million online scam vs $300 million spiritual scam

As modern technology keeps advancing, individuals and corporations find different ways to defraud others of their resources. It is however very important to note that, not all frauds are related to the vulnerabilities of technology. Perpetrators equally make use of other means such as tax evasion, as in the case of Glencor, a western mining […]

Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in […]

The African way of life there is We, but the western way of life is I – George Obama

George Obama made this statement few years back when asked about his relationship with Barack Obama. The statement is a reflection of Africa’s social system which is proven to be oldest and most politically free form of socialism. Prior to contact with the Europeans, Africa had traditional value systems, based on numerous concepts that manages […]

‘Black Panther’ Star, Chadwick Boseman, Dies at 43

It is just being reported that the amazing actor who played T’Challa in Black Panther passed away after four years of battle with colon cancer. The sad news was posted on his official Facebook and Twitter account with the heartbreaking caption “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.” According […]

The Gambia: Chinese Citizens demand to be flown home as corona cases rise

The sudden spike in Coronavirus cases in The Gambia has prompted many Chinese residents to protest outside of their embassy, demanding immediate chartered flight back to China. According to the Standard Newspaper of The Gambia, Chinese embassy officials revealed to them that their citizens want to be flown out of the country and they’re working on making […]