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The American EV boom is about to begin. Does the US have the power to charge it? | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

Speaking in front of a line of the latest electric vehicles (EVs) at this month’s North American International Auto Show, President Joe Biden declared: “The great American road trip is going to be fully electrified.” Most vehicles on the road are still gas guzzlers, but Washington is betting big on change, hoping that major federal […]

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Representation of Alabama’s Black voters on the line as US Supreme Court weighs Milligan v. Merrill

The invisible line dividing two of Alabama’s congressional districts slices through Montgomery, near iconic sites from the civil rights movement as well as ones more personal to Evan Milligan. There’s the house where his grandfather loaded people into his station wagon and drove them to their jobs during the Montgomery Bus Boycott as Black residents […]

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Lebanon to take stance on U.S. maritime proposal after tripartite consultations -president

BEIRUT, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Lebanon will take a stance on a U.S. proposal to demarcate a contentious maritime border with Israel after consultations among the country's top three officials, Lebanese President Michel Aoun tweeted on Monday. Aoun is set to meet with Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri on Monday […]

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Ghanaian Football Legend Compares New Black Stars Forward Inaki Williams to Asamoah Gyan ▷ SportsBrief.com

Former Ghana forward Yaw Preko sees similarities between Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams and Asamoah Gyan The Great Olympics coach believes Ghana can get the best from Inaki Williams if he is properly used in the Black Stars team Inaki Williams switched nationalities to play for Ghana in June, making his debut in the international […]

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What to Know: Biden to Commit $60M to Puerto Rico Flood Defenses

President Joe Biden will announce more than $60 million in funding to strengthen Puerto Rico’s resilience to flooding when he visits the island to observe recovery efforts from the devastation left by Hurricane Fiona. The president and First Lady Jill Biden are scheduled to fly to Ponce, Puerto Rico on Monday to meet with local […]


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Infatuation with English Soccer

The growing infatuation with English football in Africa; can the sport foster unity amongst the sports fans and citizenry at large? Since the inception of television in Sub Saharan Africa around the 1970s, the love for European sports like soccer, rugby and volleyball spread across the continent. Among those sports, soccer stands out with the […]


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ARE THE TAX REGIMES IN AFRICA STIFLING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON THE CONTINENT?

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 […]

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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 […]

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WHY REAL AFRICAN HISTORY IS LACKING IN AFRICAN CLASSES

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 […]

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THE REAL IMPEDIMENT TO AFRICAN UNITY

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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Nigeria & WHO Covax Program is bound to fail

The push by the Nigerian government in partnership with the World health organization to run a successful mass vaccination program in Nigeria under the global Covax program is bound to fail from the start. With an over ambitious program to vaccinate 40% of the population by the end of the year 2021 and an additional […]

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TRAVELS TO LAKE NAKURU THE HOME TO THE AFRICAN FLAMINGO

Wade into life, stand out in a crowd, spend time with your flock, find the right balance, show your true color, keep your beak clean, don't be afraid to get your feet wet." This is the flamingo advice to you!  This pink _feathered bird with piercing yellow eyes is always "pictured" as the world's strange […]

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