Google Project Loon with Telkom Kenya

No, it’s not the loonies, it’s balloons! In rural areas in Africa, internet service is still somewhat of a rarity, leaving many Africans disadvantaged. According to a 2019 report, only 28 percent of Africa’s 1.3 billion people have internet access. A new partnership between Google and Telkom Kenya is seeking to change that. Using a fleet…

Cardi B’s Wild Trip to Africa

Award-winning rapper Cardi B has wrapped up her West African tour. The trip included performances in Nigeria and Ghana, memorable moments with fans, and some meaningful acts of philanthropy. Writing for Quartz Africa, Saratu Abiola describes Cardi B’s time in Africa as “refreshing” for both the way she embraced the people and the positive representation…