China Is Not In Africa For Charity, But To Control Its Resources

Key point: China is in Africa now not to advance Maoism, but to control its resources, people, and potential. Africa is on the cusp of a new period in its history, its renaissance. Freed from centuries of colonialism and neo-imperialism, Africa has the opportunity to become a center of economic might to provide prosperity to the…

Japan takes on China with a planned $20 billion investment in Africa

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) conference in August 28, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. (CNN)Japan’s private sector will invest $20 billion over three years in Africa, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised Wednesday. Abe, who was addressing African leaders gathered at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development…

Sudan: Is it being exploited by foreign powers?

Sudanese crowds celebrate the recent power-sharing deal Opposition leaders in Sudan say its military rulers are being exploited by foreign powers, eager to take advantage of the country’s natural resources and strategic location. A power-sharing deal has recently been reached between the military and opposition groups – but Sudan’s political future remains uncertain.

The enslaved African math genius whose intellect shocked white people

Mildred Europa Taylor is a writer and content creator. She loves writing about health and women’s issues in Africa and the African diaspora. Thomas Fuller Often called the “Virginia Calculator”, Thomas Fuller was born in 1710, somewhere between the “Slave Coast” of West Africa (present-day Liberia) and the Kingdom of Dahomey (modern-day Benin). He was…