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 […]

This article is part of our Design special section on how the recent push for diversity in design is changing the way the world looks. Even when Tione Trice was a child in Atlanta in the 1990s, he nurtured a love for a design style he called African Essentialism that was nothing like the Eurocentric […]

How do supermassive black holes, as seen in this illustration, get so big? Shutterstock/Sahara Prince The earliest known black hole in the universe has been spotted by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), and it could tell us about the origin of supermassive black holes that formed much later. Many galaxies have a . . […]

Story Links University of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey graduate senior Gabbie Hughes was one of 25 players selected to represent the U.S at the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship from April 5-16 in Brampton, Ontario, USA Hockey announced Saturday. The native of Lino Lakes, Minn. is one of 14 forwards […]

This March, we celebrated Women’s History Month by looking at how the invention of the bicycle revolutionized freedom for women, offering them strength and inspiration, from its invention until now. Here are some of the most impactful women in cycling history—and some of my favorite quotes—that make me proud every time I get on the […]

March 31, 2023 – Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL) – Binghamton Black Bears News Release BINGHAMTON- The Binghamton Black Bears announced on Friday that signing of forward, Brenden Stanko before Sock Out Night against the Elmira Mammoth. Stanko joins the Black Bears in front of three-straight games at home. Stanko becomes the second Bulldog from […]

A panorama photo taken in March 2017 in southern Alberta shows a green aurora sandwiched between two pinkish arcs known as the STEVE phenomenon. (Alan Dyer/VWPics/AP) Scientists say there could be good opportunities to spot STEVE in the night sky as solar activity increases over the next few years April 1, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. […]

Since July 1, 2021 when medical cannabis became legal in South Dakota a new industry has begun to form in the Black Hills. The region boasts 33 dispensaries, eight cultivation farms and five manufacturing facilities despite the mere 8,700 cardholders across the state — a total of less than 1% of its population. With a […]

Russia’s Medvedev issues new nuclear threat For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emailsSign up to our free breaking news emails Russia will take up the monthly presidency of the 15-member UN Security Council from today, despite its invasion of Ukraine that has seen […]

Illustration shows Adidas and Black Lives Matter logos (REUTERS) Adidas has backtracked on its opposition to an application for a Black Lives Matters trademark which features three parallel stripes. The sportswear giant has not commented on its reasons for the U-turn. On Monday, Adidas had urged the US Trademark Office in a filing to reject […]

The U.S. government has a “substantial case on the merits” in its bid to quash a $1 billion deal by Binance.US to buy the assets of bankrupt crypto lender Voyager, a New York judge said Friday. District Judge Jennifer Rearden said she’d try and move quickly to settle a dispute, given that delays could cost […]

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