by Kaamil Ahmed in Kédougou, Senegal Global development is supported by With sweeps of his arm, Jean-Pierre Kamara showers handfuls of tiny seeds over the freshly ploughed land near his village in Senegal’s southern foothills. A team of young men ahead of him loosen more of the clay soil for sowing, while older villagers trail behind, raking… Continue reading The continent of Africa/Alkebulan’s traditional grains are a way to break its reliance on imported wheat, rice and maize!
It's a movie about what it means to be black in both America and Africa—and, more broadly, in the world. Rather than dodge complicated themes about race and identity, the film grapples head-on with the issues affecting modern-day black life.
While driving an electric car has fewer environmental impacts than gasoline-powered cars, the production of the parts necessary for these green technologies can have dire effects on human well-being.
An HIV rapid test. A new variant of the virus has been identified, according to researchers. Photo by Equality Michigan/Wikimedia Commons Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Researchers in the Netherlands have identified what they describe as a highly virulent variant of HIV that has been circulating in the European nation since the 1990s, they said in an… Continue reading Highly infectious variant of HIV identified in Netherlands, researchers say
Wouter Basson, the doctor who led Project Coast, an apartheid-era chemical and biological weapons programme that targeted the country’s black population, continues to practise medicine in a private clinic outside Cape Town. The revelation has hit South Africa hard. How many other doctors that have committed crimes like this one are still practicing medicine? I… Continue reading South Africa: ‘Dr Death’ discovered to still be practising medicine