Discovering Accountability Lab Nigeria with Country Director Odeh Friday

"In Africa, corruption not only saps our economic strength, it is killing us (Odeh Friday). However, many citizens fight to eradicate this phenomenon, but we rarely hear about them. We recently connected with Odeh Friday, Country Director of Accountability Lab Nigeria, through which we discovered a company which contributes to the good happenings around Africa. What is…

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3rd Repatriation: Germany returns human remains from Namibian genocide

The German government has returned to Namibia, 25 skulls of hundreds of indigenous men and women killed during the colonial era, more than a 100 years ago. A Namibian government delegation received the skulls at a church service in Berlin last Wednesday, and on Friday, the remains were taken to the Namibian capital Windhoek where a…

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Africa’s stolen artifacts in European museums to be “loaned” to their originating countries

During a visit to Burkina Faso in November ‘17. French president, Emmanuel Macron, declared that he’d make returning artifacts to African countries a top priority. The mentioned artifacts were looted from Africa in colonial times and are now in museums, not only in France but a vast part of Europe. His declaration followed years of…

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Malawian Stanford Muyila Wins Young Scientist Award in Japan

32-year-old Malawian, Stanford Muyila, has been awarded the Young Scientist Award in Japan during the Japan-China-Korea Grassland Conference for successfully creating a low-cost method for increasing the nutritional value of agricultural waste for animal feed. Research on “The Effect of Pre-treatment Method (Autoclaving and Pasteurization) on the Nutritional Value of Bagasse Incubated with White-Rot Fungi.” Stanford…

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Millenials of Africa and the Diaspora: Naballah Chi

When it comes to the fashion world, it seems sometimes that culturally we are force fed the same images of our women, under the standards of the Western world and it's pseudo sexual exploitation of the female form. Not the case with Trinidadian, hijabi model and fashion designer Naballah Chi. As the first installment of…

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Kenya: Bringing connectivity to rural areas using Loon internet-delivering balloons

Google's sister-company Loon is  partnering with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity to rural areas of the country. Loon is to bring 4G internet access to parts of the country using high-altitude balloons. Solving the internet accessibility issue "The goal with the Kenyan deployment is to improve connectivity for large swaths of the country not currently…

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