Book Picks of the Month: Here Are Seven South African ‘Travelogues’ For Recommended Reading

BLACK PEOPLE READ Travel writing in Africa is often associated with colonial ventures of the past or white adventure pursuits of today. But Africans themselves have long produced captivating travel texts in oral and written forms. We need to look beyond narrowly western or white accounts as travel writing is produced across the world by an extensive range of writers. Literary ezines (electronic magazines on the […]

Ten Reasons You Should Visit Seychelles As Part of Your Bucket List

TRAVEL & TOURISM – Enjoy the beauty of Africa, Caribbean and other exotic Black destinations. By Caleb Onyeabor Seychelles Island is a group of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean and is known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and diverse wildlife. Here are ten reasons why Seychelles is a top destination for […]

Nine-year Old David Balogun: A Case Study on Why American Schools Routinely Fail Highly Gifted Black Students

AFRICA THOUGHT – News features, commentaries, analyses, interviews & Op-ed. By Donna Ford Editor’s note: Amid numerous reports about how Black students lag behind others in educational achievement, occasionally you may hear about a young Black “prodigy” who got accepted into college at an early age. The latest example is David Balogun, a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy who recently became the second-youngest […]

Uneasy Peace And Hush Envelop Post-Election Nigeria

AFRICA THOUGHT – News features, commentaries, analyses, interviews & Op-ed. By Caleb Onyeabor/Special to The African Times/USA Nigeria’s recent Presidential and parliamentary elections February 25 had controversial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner and he is set to replace Muhammadu Buhari as President May 29th. According to the […]

Uber Eats Partners US Corporation to Fund Black-Owned Eateries and Restaurants

AFRICA INC. – Rising economies, start-ups, and Black wealth, etc. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Uber Eats are teaming up to launch a new investment program that will provide growth capital to Black restaurant owners and help break down some of the systemic financial barriers that often limit their opportunities. The Black Restaurant […]