Dr. Evelyn Gitau: An African Immunologist in Search of Einstein 

Health risks and dangerous conditions such as malaria, pneumococcal infections, viral induced encephalopathy, and bacterial blood diseases continue to affect African populations, particularly children, across the continent. These matters also constantly keep Dr. Evelyn Gitau, a cellular immunologist from Kenya, busy in the lab and the field. Dr. Gitau believes that clinical immunity to malaria…

iPhones and “iCars”? Apple Plans to Test Autonomous Vehicles 

Drivers and pedestrians in California could soon share the road with stylish Lexus sports utility vehicles driven solely by technology developed by the company behind the legendary iPhone and Macintosh computers. In mid-April, the Department of Motor Vehicles in California approved a request by Apple to test three luxury hybrid SUVs equipped with self-driving technology…

SA President Zuma Celebrates 75th Birthday Amid Protests

If anyone knows how to party, it’s South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. Zuma reportedly celebrated his 75th birthday in high style. However, many citizens used this occasion as a call to protest against the controversial leader. While Zuma spent the morning of his birthday meeting with various ministers, his official birthday celebration was scheduled for…

Neem Foundation: Supporting Boko Haram Victims

  The Neem Foundation program focuses on helping the former captives of Boko Haram. This terrorist group, widely known for its mass kidnappings—most sensationally  the 2014 kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian school girls—uses various violent means to fuel its terrorist organizations, as well as spread its zealous ideology. Some kidnapped girls have even been forced…

Ghanaian Model Adwoa Aboah: Vogue Magazine’s Spring Star

  She is Vogue‘s spring star, gracing not one, not two, but three international covers of the famous fashion magazine; meet cover girl Adwoa Aboah, the stunning Ghanaian-British model. When it comes to the competitive modeling world, there are some faces with exquisite bone structure you just cannot forget. Adwoa Aboah is that young woman, and it’s no…