Africa

Here’s Why African People Don’t Want Your Stinky Old Clothes

It’s a bit insulting, right? You’re having a clear-out. You rummage through your closet and (among some decent items) you pull out a ton of odd socks, some old greying underwear, several worn T-shirts, a stained jersey, some ripped pants, a pair of scratched sunglasses. Waste not want not, you think. Instead of all this junk going to […]

The Ebola Epidemic: Infographic

The Ebola Epidemic: Infographic

Lately, World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, as one of the world’s deadliest diseases. The Ebola virus is currently sweeping Africa, which is experiencing its worst outbreak ever.Ebola outbreak is a wake-up call to governments everywhere to look for the international health system problems! Symptoms can be horrific, […]

South African parliament questioned over media policy

South African parliament questioned over media policy

Parliamentary media policy in South Africa will be subject to legal advice after complaints journalists have a lack of freedom in reporting government proceedings. The move follows a call to ban journalist Deon de Lange from reporting on parliament, after he allegedly breached reporting protocol by speaking to a parliament official without permission. De Lange […]

Genocide Watch upgrades South Africa to Stage 6 “Preparation”

Genocide Watch upgrades South Africa to Stage 6 “Preparation”

Genocide Watch upgraded South Africa to stage 5 (polarization) from 2001 – 2011 because the country’s racial divisions continued, there was a high level of youth unemployment in the black population, and the country had an appalling crime rate, including one of the world’s worst rape rates gainsays all groups in the country. Genocide Watch has […]

Gigantic Water Harvesting Skyscrapers Could Solve Sudan’s Drought

Gigantic Water Harvesting Skyscrapers Could Solve Sudan’s Drought

Darfur has long been plagued by significant droughts, however in 2007 scientists at Boston University discovered the region has one of the biggest underwater lakes in the world. Putting these two facts together, Polish firm H3AR designed an incredible water-harvesting skyscraper that would draw h2o from underground and create an artificial lake! Watertower, H3AR architecture, […]