Tax regimes on the African continent vary from country to country. With Nigeria having one of the highest corporate tax rate of 30% ,  it compares relatively better on the Value Added Tax, at 7.5% compared to Madagascar and Morroco which both have some of the highest rates on the continent at 20% while Cameroon […]


A Brief History of Kenya; East Africa’s Sleeping Giant

Kenya is an East African nation whose name originated from the traditional name of the Mt Kenya or Kirinyaga which is the county’s tallest mountain. The earliest inhabitants of Kenya were hunter-gatherers but from about 2,000 BC herders came to the region. Then from about 800 AD Arabs sailed to Kenya. Some settled and intermarried […]



In the spirit of the dedicated Black history month of February, attention has gone to the need for more Afro-centered history curriculum in African classes, something that has been missing across the board in Africa and the diaspora. Worth noting, is the fact that it’s not a coincidence that no real intellectual discourse and dispensation […]



Since the establishment of the organization of African Unity on 25th May, 1963 with the headquarters in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, the quest for African unity has been an elusive goal not just at the regional and national level but even at the interpersonal levels as evident in different institutions. From the inside, looking outward, it […]


Strengthening the Relations Between Africa and the Caribbean

With a prolonged period of the absence of strong ties between Africa and the Caribbean owing to the matter of colonialization and the consequences after, the goal to forge better and strong relations is at the heart of many Africans on the continent and in the Caribbean. The leadership mainly in West African nations such […]

A judge with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation ruled an 1866 treaty offers path to citizenship for Black slave descendants. In the United States, a judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) has ruled in favour of citizenship for two descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, potentially paving the way for hundreds of […]

There are many factors that can impact your mental health, from tough periods with finances to difficulties in your relationships; but where you live may also play a significant role. Some U.S. states seem to have better systems in place to promote positive mental health — and improve their residents’ satisfaction — than others. Soliant […]

Via Cincy Jungle, 32m ago We welcome in the resident Titans expert from A to Z Sports to preview the Week 4 clash, while breaking down the keys to a win and bring a special announcement. The Bengals are on track to get back to .500, but they face a familiarly-tough foe in the Tennessee […]

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Only 2% of electricians are women and nearly 80% are white, federal data shows. Amorn Suriyan/Getty Images The US needs more electricians to install renewable energy and electric vehicle chargers. The workforce could shrink 14% by 2030, with demand jumping by as much as 25%, one forecast found. The industry is mostly white and male. Attracting […]

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is marking the significant impact of UniWorld Group advertising founder Byron Lewis (born 1931) with the addition of materials from his pioneering career to the national collections in a New York donation ceremony Oct. 5. Lewis founded UniWorld in 1969 to champion multicultural advertising and promote the interest […]

Receive free Tesla Inc updates We’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Tesla Inc news every morning. Elon Musk’s electric-car maker Tesla on Thursday was sued by a US civil rights agency, which accused the company of tolerating “open hostility and racism” directed at black employees. The Equal Employment Opportunity […]

This week, Army Pvt. Travis T. King was released from North Korean custody and returned to American authorities. King is now back in the U.S., in San Antonio, Texas, said Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh. “Private King arrived … early in the morning to San Antonio, where he will be going through a […]

Other Sports: Old Black Beauty shines  The Star Online Source link

Astronomers have captured the first direct evidence of a black hole spinning, providing new insights into the universe’s most enigmatic objects. From a report: The observations focus on the supermassive black hole at the centre of the neighbouring Messier 87 galaxy, whose shadow was imaged by the Event Horizon Telescope. Like many supermassive black holes, […]

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