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
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 […]

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 […]

Ebola Declared in Congo DRC

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The declaration followed a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC. The Committee cited recent developments in the outbreak […]


Over the past 25 years, substantial progress has been made towards achieving gender parity thanks to sustained efforts to improve girls’ education, including policies and programmes aimed at changing social attitudes, providing financial support to female students and making schools more accessible. While gender parity has been achieved globally, on average, the situation varies by […]

Refugee Displacement

Climate change means extreme weather events are happening more often and with greater force. Rising sea levels, droughts, floods, wildfires and other natural hazards are forcing people to flee their homes. Precious Ryrhayo, a displaced Zimbabwean says, “I was sleeping when then water fell inside the house, then we woke up and ran away.” Most […]

Rape is a crime

Rape is a crime! I have come to realise that most people did not watch all parts of the video where Busola Dakolo recounted her horrid rape experience where she alleged that Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth Zion Assembly, committed the crime.  Please watch the videos below and not the few clips […]


My journey to Canada was not preplanned so I really did not have a large platform to rest my expectations on. I just knew that when I arrived as a student, I was going to give in my best in order to achieve my goals . As an African student, I wanted to prove a […]

Power of Testimony

I read a post on LinkedIn by the Ex commissioner of Budget and Planning of Ogun state. In it, she talked about how she didn’t really “know” anyone in Nigeria either through working or schooling with them at the secondary school or university level. Despite this setback, she had the desire to work in the […]

Wild African Elephants

In 2013, I visited an elephant orphanage in Kenya. The orphanage houses baby elephants until they are grown and then released into the wild. As usual, it attracts lots of tourists especially those not familiar with the territory. The nursery keeper kept warning them, “Wild African Elephants are dangerous.” They are not like Asian Elephants […]

Climate action

All over the world, climate change has become a topical issue.  Young people are getting involved and leading the way. Teenagers are intentionally missing school and taking to the streets to protest the lack of climate action. For example, Greta Thunberg, is a prominent young Swede activist who stopped going to school to protest climate […]