September 25, 2021

Our sun used to have a twin star named Nemesis

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By Swapna Krishna From engadget A new study suggests that all sunlike stars form in pairs. Astronomers have long been puzzled by the fact that our sun doesn’t have a companion star. After all, most similar stars are part of a binary, or even triplet, system. Now, scientists may have confirmed a long-held theory: The […]

Africa shows love for Castro and his legacy, but what has become of the revolution?

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By LIESL LOUW-VAUDRAN From Mail & Guardian Africa The Caribbean’s ties with Africa remain strong, but some in the diaspora feel more attuned to Julius Malema than to the current leadership. The death of long-time Cuban ruler Fidel Castro prompted tributes from African leaders who praised his contribution to anticolonial struggles on the continent. In […]

Haiti, a Caribbean country, is joining the African Union

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By Jason Margolis From PRI Yep, Haiti — in the Caribbean — will become part of Africa. It will be the first non-African country to join the AU bloc. Culturally, though, a lot of people feel like the two are already joined. “Haiti always calls itself … a little piece of Africa in the Caribbean, […]

Strengthening the AU-Caribbean Diaspora relationship

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From SocioLingo Africa Strengthening the AU-Caribbean Diaspora Relationship: CIDO holds tripartite meeting with CARICOM and the Canadian Pan-African Network (CPAN) The Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) of the African Union Commission has completed high level discussions with representatives of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Pan African Network (CPAN) on critical […]