January 24, 2022

Gadget of the week

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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect By Jake Bright, Samantha Stein3From TechCrunch Charis Extra Photo A drone revolution is coming to sub-Saharan Africa. Countries across the continent are experimenting with this 21st century technology as a way to leapfrog decades of neglect of 20th century infrastructure. Over the last two […]

OPINION: Please show them some mercy President Trump, I implore you

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian [On the 12th July] I had a lengthy but troubling conversation with a Rwandan government insider. The country is panicking. President Trump has issued a threat that they cannot ignore, even if they wanted to. I am not a mouthpiece or supporter of the Government of Rwanda. I am […]

The Editor Speaks: Where were you and where are ‘they’ going?

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The ‘they’ is the new Royal couple. I suppose more correct, I should have queried what TV channel were you watching the Royal Wedding last Saturday? However, I know of a number of private breakfast parties and brunches that took place. Therefore, my top question is still valid. Like most I was at home. My […]

International effort needed to eradicate African poverty

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday November 14, 2014 – As of November 2nd, 2014, more than 4800 persons have died from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the worst affected West African countries. A few cases have surfaced elsewhere, including the USA and Spain. […]

Genetically engineered ‘super bananas’ begin human trials

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By Alex Magdalen From Mashable If bananas weren’t a super food before, these “super bananas” make a case for the fruit’s place among the nutritious elite. Bananas genetically engineered to improve the nutrient-deficient lives of millions in Africa will soon be sent to the U.S. to start human trials, according to a release. The human […]