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 […]

Emily Ferketic doesn’t have to be an astrophysicist to play volleyball at UMBC. But she can do both. Ferketic, a 6-foot-2 opposite hitter, has averaged 1.1 kills per set and totaled 18 blocks while starting the past three matches for the Retrievers (17-7), who captured their fourth straight America East championship and will meet No. […]

St. Louis University High School freshman DeJuan Strickland says he always wanted to create his own comic book hero. He was finally able to do just that in 2021, when he self-published the comic book Tech Boy. Strickland has since published the second in the series — Science Girl — with a goal of furthering […]

At midnight Monday, the final bell tolled on the three-day holiday shopping binge collectively known as Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now, will exhausted consumers answer the bell ringers of the Salvation Army on GivingTuesday? Or an appeal from Feeding South Florida? The annual fundraising day for charitable giving  — started 11 […]

Tornadoes have been forecast for the Black Sea region after a storm left more than 2 million people without electricity in Crimea, Russia and Ukraine November 28, 2023, 6:00 AM ET • 3 min read Tornadoes were forecast for the Black Sea region on Tuesday, a day after a storm that left more than 2 […]

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EA Sports FC 24 found its way back to the top of the UK charts this Black Friday week, pushing Hogwarts Legacy down to No.2. The post-FIFA title saw a 101% increase in sales, most of which were on PS5. This comes as Black Friday physical game sales in the UK are 7% higher than […]

We must be nimble and flexible if we are to keep up with accelerating AI The pace of change in AI is breath-taking. Non-specialists like you and me need to take note, says Simon Rawlinson of Arcadis. When I decided to focus a regular blog on Artificial Intelligence, my first idea was to focus on […]

Lori Hershman has seen about as much as any neighborhood toy store owner in Connecticut, from a visit by Melissa and Doug Bernstein as they went door-to-door peddling toy puzzles that would become the foundation for their Melissa & Doug; to Hershman and her spouse Mick doing home deliveries themselves during the darkest days of […]

Introducing the guidelines for secure AI – NCSC.GOV.UK  National Cyber Security Centre Source link

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