Damn Arabs…. their hatred of us from being shunned back in the days will never wane… this is just a tech upgrade smh
Google, Apple and Facebook-owned Instagram are enabling an illegal online slave market by providing and approving apps used for the buying and selling of domestic workers in the Gulf. Continue reading
Of course coming from the Wall Street Journal, there is propaganda and YT passing the blame but shit is real…
This August marked 400 years since the first documented enslaved Africans arrived in the U.S. In 1619, a ship reached the Jamestown settlement in the colony of Virginia, carrying “some 20 and odd Negroes” who were kidnapped from their villages in present-day Angola. The anniversary coincides with a controversial debate in the U.S. about whether the country owes reparations to the descendants of slaves as compensation for centuries of injustice and inequality. It is a moment for posing questions of historic guilt and responsibility.
Been tellin folks about the Boule for a minute… but here read someone else’s take since no one pay me no mind…
Over the course of our history as Black people, as Africans; we have had to deal with lots of huddles, trials, attacks, betrayals, and backstabbing. And while much of this has come from the Caucasian race, and other pale races, a good number of our injuries have been inflicted by our own.
Now we understand that it might be a hard pill to swallow for many Black people, but the truth remains that we have had our brethren betray us, over economic gains, and a place under the table of white supremacy – a place for dogs. Continue reading
Ransomware is no joke… stuff like this shows how nepotism and ish put people in jobs like cybersecurity they ain’t qualified for an everyone suffers…
Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city’s power company got attacked by a ransomware virus.
City Power, the company responsible for powering South Africa’s financial capital Johannesburg, confirmed Thursday on Twitter that it had been hit by a Ransomware virus that had encrypted all of its databases, applications, and network. Continue reading
This is so dope… this is why we need to come together from the different parts of the diaspora and don’t let this ADOS & reparations (we will never get…) stuff divide us…. we have capital and they have innovation and raw materials….
At a time when plastic has become a herculean menace for many countries, here in Ghana, young individuals are undertaking projects that turn plastic waste into fuel like grease, diesel and petrol for household use. Continue reading
I wasn’t up on him myself…
Martin Delany was a Civil Rights activist, author, editor, and doctor who came into this world on May 6, 1812. Born in Charles Town, West Virginia, as the son of slaves, his grandfather on his father’s side was a village chieftain while his grandfather on his mother’s side was known as a Mandingo prince. Delany’s mother, Pati, won her freedom and started working as a seamstress. She became determined to educate her five children. However, someone turned her in for teaching her children how to read and write, so the family moved and settled in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Delany’s father, Samuel, joined them a year later after he paid for his freedom. Continue reading
Just remember stories like these when people try to tell you Afrika is backwater and backwards… when AmeriKKKa is so technically and intellectually behind much of the world..
Ghana will this year launch a new payment method using universal QR codes, Vice President Bawumia has announced.
Vice President Bawumia announced this next level of Government’s digitisation agenda on Saturday, July 6, at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Diaspora Celebration and Homecoming summit in Accra. Continue reading
This is pretty dope… and they are doin something coming out on Netflix!! I knew nothing of South Africa’s animation work but I’ll definitely look into this… when I got time lol
As Africa’s animation sector booms, the continent’s largest animation studio has launched a new initiative to spur it on. South Africa’s Triggerfish has created a free online course, Triggerfish Academy, to help budding artists understand what it means to work in animation, and encourage them to join the industry. Continue reading
Been saying this for a while… the Gates Foundation is no good and was a good way for Bill to avoid taxes back when he ran Microsoft… but she is misguided when it comes to orangina…
In the age of YouTube, news interviews often go viral. Yet there are few videos more explosive than when Nigerian national Obianuju Ekeocha, a biomedical scientist currently living in England, sparred with a BBC anchor in a clip now viewed by tens of millions. Continue reading