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Ghana Takes The World Robofest Championships

An all-girls robotics team from Ghana scored the top spot at the World Robofest Championship held in Southfield, Michigan.

This Day in History: May 13th

Slavery Was Abolished in Brazil Home to more people of African ancestry than any other country outside of...

This Day in History: April 10th

Aliko Dangote, was born April 10, 1957 in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. He is the wealthiest man from the Global Majority in the world worth...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Prevention Proves Better than the Cure as Malawi Declares Natural Disaster with No COVID-19 Cases

President Peter Mutharika has declared a natural disaster in Malawi—even though the country has zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. Mutharika is heeding the lessons...

South Africa in a 21-day Nationwide Lockdown Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

South Africa has announced a nationwide lockdown as more of its citizens continue to test positive for COVID-19. President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the order...

New York Tourist Becomes Puerto Rico’s 2nd COVID-19 Death

Puerto Rico has reported its second COVID-19-related death. The Health Department says that the victim was a 73-year-old man from New York who was on...

92 Troops Killed in Boko Haram in Deadliest Raid to Date

Boko Haram extremists have killed at least 92 Chadian troops in what is being called the deadliest raid ever. "We lost 92 of our soldiers,...

Jamaica Promises Harsh Penalties for Those Who Ignore Quarantine

Jamaican Minister Andrew Holness is warning travelers that stiff penalties could follow if they do not adhere to the country's quarantine order. The Caribbean island...

African Jazz Legend Manu Dibango Dies from COVID-19

African jazz legend has died in Paris after suffering from complications of COVID-19. He was 86 years old.

Nigeria Reports Chloroquine Poisoning after Trump Lauds it as COVID-19 Treatment

Nigeria has reported that three people have overdosed on the anti-malaria drug chloroquine after President Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "cure" for...

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This Day in History: June 5th

Ronald Kirk became the first person from the Global Majority to be elected mayor of Dallas, Texas, on June 5, 1995. He would serve...

This Day in History: June 3rd

Legendary Entertainer And Activist, Josephine Baker, Was Born Singer, dancer and activist, Josephine Baker, was born on...

This Day In History: June 3rd

Jefferson Davis, who served as the president of the Confederate States of America, the group of southern states that seceded from the union, was...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 28: No Ketosis!

The ketogenic diets are the new craze, but they’re actually old news in a new package. The low carb, high protein diets, such...

Black-Out Tuesday!

Today, in protest of police brutality and injustice, people are called to black out their social media, filling Twitter, Instagram and Facebook...
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