The Drought in Ethiopia Deters Conflict

The Oromo Liberation Army and Tigray Defense Forces in Ethiopia are actively in conflict with the Ethiopian government and have received labels as terror groups in the country. However, due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, the groups have been working to establish a nationwide truce to allow humanitarian groups to provide aid to the Read more…

Digital Ethiopia 2025 Hopes to Streamline Ethiopia’s Economy

In 2020, less than 19% of the Ethiopian population had access to the internet. The Ethiopian government widely owns Ethiopia’s internet and telecommunications systems, which has been the source of much criticism. The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce itself noted that the lack of liberalization in the telecommunications and digital sectors limits competition and dampens Read more…

Binance’s New Hub For Educating Cameroonians on Cryptocurrency

Binance is the world’s leading trader of cryptocurrencies. Binance is seeking to open a new hub that will provide jobs to Cameroonians and educate locals on cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are internet-based currencies without one controlling authority to maintain them. Many seek them out in Africa because they explore economic possibilities many Africans are not privy to Read more…

Niger Begins Development of a New Innovation and Technology Center 

One of the world’s least developed countries is about to get a substantial technological upgrade. Following an agreement between Niger’s Agency for Information Society (ANSI) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the development of an innovation and technology center has begun in the village of Sadore. That center will have Read more…

The Correlation Between Drugs and Poverty

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 284 million people globally undergo drug abuse between the ages of 15 to 64. The correlation between drugs and poverty takes a variety of different stances. The Problem Although drugs do not discriminate against anyone, in particular, they tend to favor the lower-income population the most. People Read more…