China’s Ivory Ban Has Immediate, Positive Effect 

Elephants, hippos, warthogs, walruses, and other mammals have reasons to rejoice in late March 2017. It has only been three months since the People’s Republic of China abandoned its legal trade in ivory, and African conservation groups are already celebrating great news. According to Kenyan newspaper The Star, activists and attorneys representing Save the Elephants issued…

The Jamie Foxx of Africa? Nigerian Comedian Lands $1 Million Deal 

A comedian from Nigeria who has mostly boasted his comedic trade through Instagram and other social networks is now the new brand ambassador for Vomoz Communications, a company that offers airtime and international calling, and the endorsement deal is worth one million dollars. Henry Obiefule, better known as Chief Obi, is an internet sensation whose showbiz dreams…

Gates/Zuckerberg-Funded Ugandan Schools to be Shut Down

More than 60 Bridge Academies—low-cost schools that favor a technological approach to pedagogy—have been ordered to stop operating by a high court judge in Uganda. The legal issue stemmed from complaints by education officials who accused the Bridge International Academies of providing substandard facilities and unqualified academic staff. Although the court ruling was issued in November…