What’s happening in eastern Congo and why aid groups are warning of a new...

Aid organizations fear a new humanitarian crisis in the restive eastern Congo region, where the renowned armed rebel group M23 is in the midst of a new advance that threatens to...

Africa Timeline

100 000 BC Humans begin to migrate from Africa to other parts of the world 8500 BC – 6500 BC In the Sahara Desert region, the people develop the use of pottery and use...

Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso sign Sahel security pact

BAMAKO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, three West African Sahel nations ruled by military juntas, signed a security pact on Saturday promising to come to the aid...

The Painful, Cutting and Brilliant Letters Black People Wrote to Their Former Enslavers

These letters from Black Americans to the people who once controlled their lives show a desire for freedom and a desperate longing to be reunited with their families. Some are exquisite condemnations...

Louis Armstrong Plays Trumpet at the Egyptian Pyramids

During the Cold War, the United States made the case for the American way of life by sending its best ambassadors abroad — jazz musicians. “Music that was unique to America...

Empowering Rwanda’s Smallholder Farmers with AI-Driven Solutions

Theofrida Muginga, a young female student at the University of Rwanda, spearheads the creation of ‘Mkulima GPT,’ a Swahili chatbot powered by ChatGPT. This innovative project aims to empower smallholder farmers...

The False Equivalence of Liberia and Israel

It is frequently forgotten, but early Zionist thinkers consciously aligned their project with Black Liberation movements around the world. Theodore Herzl, writing in his utopian novel Alteneuland (Old-New-Land) of 1902, called...

African Countries Francphone Still Pay Over $500 Billion as Colonial Tax to France Each...

French government ordered home three thousand Frenchmen from the country. They were asked to take with them, all their possessions and everything that was under French control in the country and...

10 of the World’s Most Endangered Animals in 2024

1. Amur Leopard First on the list of the world’s most endangered animals in 2022 is the amur leopard. Between 2014 and 2015, only around 92 individuals were left in their natural...

An Introduction to James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (1924 – 1987) was born in Harlem, New York on August 2, 1924 to Emma Berdis Jones, originally from Deal Island, Maryland. He was reared by his mother...