Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, 73, was reportedly discharged from a Khartoum hospital in January 2017 after undergoing a cardiac catheterisation procedure. Mujtaba, who is 35 years younger than Mr. al-Bashir, suffered a similar heart scare in January and underwent the same procedure in a neighbouring hospital. Mujtaba may not be an ICC-wanted head of state like Mr. … [Read more...] about In Sudan globalisation is bad for the heart?
When Education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh expressed concerns over the low grades students had in science and math in Ghana this raised increased awareness for African parents that their children may not be prepared for many careers that require science and math skills. GhanaWeb General News 19/Feb/17 Professor William Jackson Dr. Prempeh understands how critical … [Read more...] about What is STEM and Why African Parents Should Care in 2017
Attending WordCampUSA Philly was a great opportunity to join over 1800 bloggers, developers, programmers, users and even educators. Joining together to learn, share, and collaborate on a platform that allows for dynamic content to be posted in diverse digital environments. Attending with my students Joshua Rodriguez, a junior studying Biology and Johnathan Gregory a junior … [Read more...] about Africans Can Learn from WordCamps
A video by volunteers at Luket Ministries has caused a stir amongst Ugandans and friends of Uganda, although the video has been taken down, the conversation has continued amongst Ugandans .Luket Ministries, an Oklahoma missionary group working in Jinja, Uganda, produced an insensitive music video. Creative Director Natasha Perryman wrote the lyrics and is featured in the … [Read more...] about This is what’s wrong with Voluntourism
African diaspora love their heritage countries and most send support in various forms to their families that remained behind. Most send money and it has been noted that remittances to Africa have surpassed Western aid Beyond sending money, Africans in the diaspora have setup various networks to address issues impacting entire communities back home by mobilising resources and … [Read more...] about The power of African Diaspora networks