Nigeria and Cameroon jointly built a new bridge to facilitate trade

African countries are gradually building infrastructure to integrate the continent. Botswana and Zambia earlier constructed a 923 meters long bridge which is strategically positioned at a point where Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana intersect. This drastically improved the trade infrastructure of the entire Southern African Development Community (SADC). Latest on the list of efforts towards […]

African athletes show up in beautiful traditional attires at the Olympics

African countries have been drawing all the attention online since their appearance at the opening ceremony of the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo. Athletes from countries such as Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal among others displayed the traditional attires of their respective countries at the event. Representatives from Kenya, a country located at the […]

Lack of pride in local products: Africa’s automakers struggle for sales

The African automobile industry is one that needs rigorous attention because of the potentials it carries. Due to the demand for automobiles in Africa, the market value of the sector has increased drastically. Modern Intelligence earlier valued the continent’s automobile market to cost USD 28.45 billion in 2020 with a high expectation of the figure […]

How I almost got denied a US Green Card after admitting polygamy

Growing up in a Polygamy Household  Growing up in West Africa, my dad has two wives whom I both love and cherish equally. Our family is big and I have 13 siblings, we all love each other as brothers and sisters.  Like many other families in my country, we would all eat together as a […]

UN General Assembly: Nine African countries lose voting rights over arrears

In a letter addressed to the General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir, the United Nations (UN) Chief, Antonio Guterres has revealed a list which includes nine African countries that faces sanctions for violation of provisions in the Assembly’s charter. According to the chief, these countries, including Iran are in breach of Article 19 of the Charter […]

African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area

The African Union (AU) has successfully launched the much anticipated African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as promised on Friday, January 1st, 2021. The virtual event was graced by key speakers such as President of the Republic of South Africa and current Chairperson of the African Union, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President […]

Aid: Africa’s Biggest Enemy – P’tibi Gomes

It is widely argued by myopic Politicians that Africa should be pumped with aid given its status as opposed to other continents. Reports indicate that the African continent is the richest yet with the world’s poorest people. Therefore, financial aid to Africa is more of a recipe looming corruption. African governments being very reliant on […]