Mabou Loiseau: The 8-year-old girl who speaks 8 languages and plays 8 instruments

Mabou Loiseau

In the adventure of life, there are some feats that look and sound  unachievable. But which with hard work and persistence, become reality.  What seems like an impossible mission for many, is what a black 8-year-old is doing with ease. Little Miss Mabou Loiseau is the name of the black American teenager, who is performing […]

Meet South Sudan’s first female defense minister, Angelina Teny

Angelina Teny

In the past few decades, there has been criticism against African nations for not giving  women positions of prominence.  However, in the last decade, there has been a rise in the appointment of females as top officials in government and private organizations. These have got social media busy with a plethora of comments. That which […]

Africans are the only people with 100% human DNA-report

human DNA

In a recent report published by a Harvard researcher, he discovered that Africans are the only race that have 100 percent human DNA while the rest have Neanderthal DNA in them. Various researchers have argued this statement, with a report found which corroborates the Harvard study.  Dr. David Emil Reich, a genetics professor at Harvard, […]

Scientists advocate against barriers to diversity in field sciences

Christopher Schmitt is an anthropologist and biologist at Boston University who studies vervet monkeys. He is also a gay man, a fact that can make fieldwork in remote locations more complicated. “Often when I’m in the field and not sure how my being gay will be received, I take a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ stance,” […]

Zambia breaks new grounds in tackling antimicrobial resistance

A new platform that enables data-driven decision-making to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been launched in Zambia. According to the WHO, antimicrobial resistance — the phenomenon by which medicines become less effective against microbes such as HIV— is a global public threat, and negatively impacts healthcare, food safety, nutrition security and livelihoods. The platform called […]

Senegal pioneering solution to soaring urbanisation with  new ‘smart cities’

Streets swamped by muddy water with garbage floating by, roads impassable. As in previous years, Diamniadio Lake City has not escaped the series of floods that affect some cities in Senegal each rainy season. But not for long. Indeed, this urban centre is preparing to test, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), a new way of […]

App to assess availability of parking for vehicles driven by disabled developed

App to assess

Blind people are not expected to get around without assistance in Egypt, but twenty-seven-year-old Nabila Saleh, who has been blind since birth, has become accustomed to angry responses and hateful words, as people wonder why she is left to walk alone in the streets of Cairo. Saleh defies the indignation of passersby and the challenges […]