Africa

Students Set University On Fire In Protest Of Racist Policies

Students Set University On Fire In Protest Of Racist Policies

— ADVERTISEMENT — Protests and violence have been erupting in Cape Town and other cities in South Africa due to policies including proposed tuition hikes that students say are racist. Many black students say the hikes would price them out of education. Things got so bad that protesting students at the North West University Mafikeng …

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Meet The Woman Whose Mission is to Teach Ghana's Children to Code

Meet The Woman Whose Mission is to Teach Ghana’s Children to Code

Ernestina Edem Appiah, a mother of two from Ghana is a founder of Ghana Code Club, an initiative teaching school kids how to code. Who is Ernestina Edem Appiah? A truly remarkable woman, who took an interest in IT and turned her life around to become a successful business owner and an entrepreneur. She saw …

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Zimbabwe's President Served Private Diamond Miners Their Eviction Notices

Zimbabwe’s President Served Private Diamond Miners Their Eviction Notices

Last week, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Mines ordered several foreign diamond mining companies to immediately cease their activities in Marange, an area in the east of the country. The companies have been given 90 days to remove their equipment after being told that they were operating illegally, as their licenses had long since expired. There has …

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Homeless Nairobi Boy Gives Us All Schooling On The Need For "Opportunity" To Nurture Talent

Homeless Nairobi Boy Gives Us All Schooling On The Need For “Opportunity” To Nurture Talent

There is so much talent in this world, much of it is out of site because people are not given the “opportunity”. Morris, a 15-year-old boy who lived on the streets of Kenya for over a year knows this all too well. In this video that started to go viral on social media Morris tells …

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GENIUS: See What This Boy Does With A Condom [VIDEO]

GENIUS: See What This Boy Does With A Condom [VIDEO]

You know the saying “neccesity is the mother of invention”? Well that’s the case where true genius can stand out and arguable where our African ancestors started to stand out of the crowd of other species 100,000 years ago. We’ve flown to space, created a virtual world and are now discussing theories that will bend …

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These South African Women have Cut Poaching By 76% In Just Three Years! Meet The Black Mambas... 2

These South African Women have Cut Poaching By 76% In Just Three Years! Meet The Black Mambas…

The Black Mambas have identified and destroyed over 12 poachers’ camps and 3 bush meat kitchens within the “buffer-zone” as well as reduced snaring and poisoning activities by 76% within our area of operation since their deployment in 2013. That’s what the website of the all women poaching task force says of their actions, this …

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Meet 3 of Nigeria’s Young Billionaire Entrepreneurs 1

Meet 3 of Nigeria’s Young Billionaire Entrepreneurs

Nigeria’s Young Billionaire Entrepreneurs In Africa, Nigeria needs no introduction. It is the largest economy of Africa with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of over $590 billion. It is also the most populous country in Africa. The rise of Nigeria has been similar to the rise of emerging economies of the world courtesy the entrepreneur …

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Learn How This Woman Is Changing Transportation in Ghana with Her Eco-friendly Bamboo Bikes

Learn How This Woman Is Changing Transportation in Ghana with Her Eco-friendly Bamboo Bikes

The idea of using Bamboo to make bicycles is quite cool. All bicycles are believed to be eco- friendly coupled with other benefits such as exercise. However, it seems there are bikes more eco-friendly than others. Here is a story of Bamboo bikes in Ghana which has taken the news headlines by storm. Bernice Dapaah, …

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