Coronavirus: Liberian youngster make masks from African prints

Liberian youngsters are becoming creative in finding means to fight the pandemic among the local population. A young Liberian woman starts making an African version of mask using Ankara fabrics to assist prevent the spread of coronavirus. Humpheretta Reid has haunted the challenge to make protective masks from African prints. She said the continent has […]

Ghana suspends gay conference following public outcry

The President of the Republic of Ghana suspended a gay conference which was scheduled to take place in July this year following public response to the revelation. The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association has served notice on its website that their 5th Regional Conference will held in Ghana from 27 – 31 […]

Africa’s Collectivism vs Liberalism: Sex-change is brave but male circumcision…

Culture & Society In the past years, effective campaigns and mounting pressure from International Human Rights Groups and local activists compelled many African countries to ban female circumcision also known as “Female Genital Mutilation ” due to possible serious medical implications on the woman’s body. FGM is said to be traumatic and has a life-long […]

Paraguay Judge refused Ronaldinho bail for using fake passport

39-year-old former Brazilian midfielder Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known by his football name Ronaldinho Gaúcho or simply Ronaldinho, is currently detained in Paraguay over allegation of attempting to use a fake passport to enter the country. Ronaldinho was arrested on Thursday, 5th of March, 2020 along with his brother and has since been reprimanded […]

Tanzania’s President and opposition leader “Greet with Foot” amid Coronavirus fear

Coronavirus continues to cause panic all over the world, especially in developing countries where the health system in some of the countries is generally weak.  The outbreak was first reported in late December 2019 in Wuhan China, right now more than 52 countries have recorded cases related to coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has […]

As long as I’m president, same-sex marriage will never happen – Vladimir Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin stated unequivocally that, as long as he remains president, gay marriage will never happen in Russia. He made this comment on Thursday in a meeting with state commission. Putin was the chair of the meeting which was held to help look at the new proposed amendments to the Russian constitution. In […]

Senegal’s Macky Sall defends the country’s criminalization of homosexuality

As the advocacy for the legalization of homosexuality continues across the globe, African States continue to face pressure from the United States, Canada and other Western nations to decriminalize the controversial same-sex practice. A diplomatic but tough public exchange between Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and President Macky Sall of Senegal recently has highlighted the […]

Respect Africa’s decision on homosexuality, Speaker tells World Bank

The current speaker of Ghana’s parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has called on the World Bank and the developed world to recognize the unique values of the much cherished African culture. In a conversation with the World Bank country director, Pierre Frank Laporte, the speaker posited that, “The World Bank should dissociate itself from some of […]

BOB MARLEY: The Man who risked it all for the liberation of all Africa

Robert Nesta Marley, popularly known as, Bob Marley in the music scene was a Jamaican musician cum songwriter and one of the pioneers of reggae music. Aside the entertainment side of his musical career, he was one of the few people who used their lyrics to impact society positively. Although He was a Jamaican, throughout […]

Akon set to launch one cryptocurrency for all 54 African states in February

When the news broke that, Akon is building a real-life “Wakanda” city in Africa which will operate an economy that depends highly on cryptocurrency, many thought the use of his brand name cryptocurrency AKOIN will be limited to this city. However, the musician targets a much wider usage scope. In a post, Akon clears all […]