Humorous #IfAfricaWasASchool Tweets Grabbing Positive Attention Worldwide

  What started as a simple hashtag has spread to all four corners of the globe. Created and popularized by African nationals, #IfAfricaWasASchool pokes fun at different countries and cultures by re-imagining them as high school stereotypes. Some countries are the jocks, for example, while others are the nerds or band geeks. “#IfAfricaWasASchool Ivory Coast…

Post-Ebola Liberia

On June 9, 2016, the World Health Organization declared Liberia free of the transmission of Ebola. The announcement came 42 days after the last confirmed Ebola patient in the country tested negative for the second time. Liberia was first declared Ebola free in May 2015, but the disease reemerged 3 times, bringing the toll to…

Nigerian Involved in $60M Hack Arrested

According to an official statement released by Interpol, a Nigerian man known simply as ‘Mike’ ran quite the elusive international criminal network of hackers and scoundrels. The individual in question was recently arrested after hacking into the email accounts of thousands of small and medium-sized businesses across the entire globe. Once these scammers had control…

Man who insulted Mugabe gets acquitted

  “F*ck Mugabe” is not something one would say lightly, and Acie Lumumba knew exactly what he was saying to his supporters while launching his political party rally on Wednesday. Lumumba is a Zimbabwean political leader and media public figure facing multiple accusations of mishandling government funds, including corruption. In 2016, a sex tape was released of…