Out of the 193 total United Nations (UN) Member states, 54 represent African countries. Only four women representing their own countries have addressed its General Assembly. This is an important forum for a head of state to not only represent their country internationally, but also to stand out by making the country’s position on issues known on an international scale.
This year’s prestigious Time 100 most influential people was released on Sept. 23. Among them is Julie Mehretu. She is an Ethiopian-born visual artist known for the exploration of multiple dimensions in her paintings and other forms of artistry. Her … Continued
By Chazmine A. Moore Theodisiah Okoh is the artistic designer behind Ghana’s flag, which is no small achievement since the design influenced many other African countries’ flags such as Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal, Togo, Mali, The Republic of Congo, and more. … Continued
In 18 months Illith Ongagna with the help of secondary school students from Brazzaville, the capital city of the Republic of Congo built a flight simulator made out of recycled materials. This innovation could put Brazzaville on the map for … Continued
In 2009, Kago decided to drop out of college as a junior pursuing a degree in IT at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology, to concentrate on a more pressing issue that he was confident and capable enough to … Continued
Three young male technology experts from Uganda developed an app that uses a simple process to collect images and screen ultrasounds that locate any signs of breast cancer. This diagnostic cancer innovation concept is the result of an inspiration that Mr. … Continued
After an initiative in Kenya to encourage reforestation, entrepreneur Sarah Traboulsi got inspired and decided to work in order to save her country’s environment. Over 40 years, about 80% of the Ivory Coast’s forestation dissipated. In Traboulsi’s fight against climate … Continued