18th October 2019
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 12:14 pm Separatist Leader, Sissiku Ayuktabe writes from Prison to Cameroonian President Paul Biya: Let My People Go
  • 11:25 am Analysis on Chimamanda Adichie’s speech on women in Pre-colonial Igbo culture
  • 12:54 pm Ethiopia breaks tree Planting record with 350 million trees planted in a day
  • 12:31 pm How one man from Cameroon turned waste into a business
  • 11:33 pm World Health Organisation says quitting tobacco is one of the best things any person can do for their own health
Cameroon

I write to you today from Kondengui Principal Prison, where I am unjustly detained with a sizeable part of my cabinet and with thousands of other Southern Cameroonian prisoners who have run afoul of the repressive regime of Paul Biya, the long-ruling despot of Cameroon. We are in an increasingly dire state – overlooked and […]

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TREE PLANTING RECORD

A nation-wide tree planting initiative kicked off on the morning of Monday 29th July aimed at breaking the world record of planting 200 million saplings on a single day. India currently holds the world record. Officially launched by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in May, the nation-wide reforestation program, also popularly known as green legacy, is […]

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Tam Tam Mobile Cameroon

Twenty years ago, a young man from the slums of Yaoundé founded a local waste collection service. Tam Tam Mobile is a community initiative founded in Melen. Like most informal settlements, this residential area is not connected to the city’s public garbage disposal system. So the slum dwellers had to improvise. The Tam Tam Mobile […]

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Quit Smoking Today

A new WHO report shows many countries are still not adequately implementing policies, including helping people quit tobacco, that can save lives from tobacco. Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco […]

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say no to sexual education

It is truly unbelievable that in this day and age, education has turned into brainwashing. science is corrupted. altered. changed ignore and swept under the rug just because it threatens the interests of a few powerful people and the corporations they hide behind Arjun Walia I watched the video on children’s sex education and fear […]

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Family friendly policies

UNICEF in a press release has urged businesses and governments to urgently invest in families to reduce poverty. These family friendly policies will lay the foundation for children’s healthy development and adults’ success at work. They also noted that policies such as paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, child benefits, and affordable, accessible and quality childcare […]

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Dentalcare foundation

In celebration of celebrate Mandela day, Dentalcare Foundation carried out an Oral Health Education and Toothbrush community outreach at the Ansarudeen Nursery and Primary School, Opopogboro. Ado-ekiti, Nigeria. The outreach also doubled as a #yaliserves event. As part of the outreach, the children were taught the right technique for brushing their teeth. This also included […]

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Victor Enendu

It’s graduation season again and as usual we are having tales of outstanding Africans who made their mark in various schools. Today, I present to you Victor Enendu. This week, he graduated from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom from the school of Mechanical Engineering. Not only that, he also received the Simon Vicker’s award. […]

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Abasi 54gene

Do you still belong to those set of Africans who don’t believe in the continent and it’s people? This news should clear all disbelief! Nigeria’s Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong with his new company 54gene has raised US$4.5million to collect Africans’ DNA for 1st Pan-African biobank. This will help find genetically-based medicines to treat, for example, sickle […]

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Lagos has the highest number of tech hubs

A research by Briter Bridges and the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator programme has identified that the number of tech hubs across Africa has grown by nearly 50% over the past year. The tech hubs grew from 442 from last year to 618 active tech hubs in 2019. It represents a 40% leap since the study was conducted last […]

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