The Goal to Eradicate

Malaria is one of the world's top killers. Many of us hear about it in the news but are unaware of its mass destruction because it has been eliminated in the US since 1951, and completely stopped in much of the Northern Hemisphere by 1971. The Southern Hemisphere is still struggling with this disease, but there is good news: [...]

Ebola —Chasing the Stealth Terrorist

Right now, check what is popping up on your twitter trends. Go, look. In between #TGIF (yes, it is Friday and yes, that is amazing) and the most recent Hollywood breakup, there is talk about the West African Ebola outbreak. This is for good reason, because, as the World Health Organization stated, it is by now [...]

Africa’s Boom – A Reality?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk whether Africa will be experiencing a Boom or a Bust in the next few decades. Many have an optimistic view on this issue. They think that Africa’s advancement will continue to improve. However, there is also the opposing side that is pessimistic about the continent’s future.  The Reasoning of [...]

The Second Scramble for Africa?

Recently, a Cameroonian tribal leader and I got into a discussion about the fact that China is currently buying up African lands and has been for the past decade. At first, I could not look past the fact that foreigners could completely destroy a tribal culture; however, later on I noticed the pros of such [...]