Uganda joins the list of African governments blocking citizen’s social media usage

(5 mins read) Uganda has now become the 15th country in Africa to restrict social media access due to elections since 2015. African governments commonly restrict it’s citizens social media access, especially during elections, protests, demonstrations, or exams. Researchers have found that at least 27 countries in Africa blocked or heavily restricted social media access

2020 Report: African Women thriving in Sports

(7 mins read) 2020 was supposed to be the year of big sporting events such as the Olympic Games, Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, and Uefa men’s Euros.  But then the coronavirus pandemic came upon us, all aspects of life including sports came to an unexpected halt. Many competitions were canceled, jobs were lost and

China’s foreign minister begins yearly Africa tour

(6 mins read) Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi started his five-nation tour in Africa to Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Botswana, Tanzania, and Seychelles in line with the ministry’s 30-year diplomatic tradition of paying new year visits to Africa, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying at a press briefing. Chinese foreign ministers

Meet the 17-year old Zimbabwean teen who is fighting Child Marriages, Drugs and Gender-Based Violence with Taekwondo

(5 mins read) Natsiraishe Maritsa and her students.  Photo Credit: AP Natsiraishe Maritsa is a 17-year old Zimbabwean teen who’s bravery is making history. Natsiraishe is a Taekwondo enthusiast and has been since the age of five. Today, she uses her passion for Taekwondo to tackle the drug problem within the community by offering them