Tag Archives: Africa

Dr Boyce Watkins: Floyd Mayweather spends $100,000 at the strip club? Totally ignorant

by Dr. Boyce Watkins According to TMZ, boxer Floyd Mayweather is a part time weatherman, making it rain in one strip club after another.  His latest financial flirtation took place at a club in Miami, where he reportedly dropped $100,000 into the thong of any woman within a 100 yard radius.  Of course Floyd’s generosity received media coverage and perhaps ...

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Floyd Mayweather Shuns Charitable Giving, Says He Makes Money For Himself

Reported by Kacie Whaley Late last year, radio personality Kelly Mac interviewed outspoken and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.  The boxer confessed that he has a “good heart,” but that he does not feel obligated to give to charities, specifically in Africa. “[People] say ‘well, he got all this money, why is he not giving to Africa?’” starts Mayweather.  “Well, what ...

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80-Year-Old Man-Eating Crocodile In Africa Captured

Maneating crocodile caught in Lake Victoria Uganda. www.techyville.com

Report by Liku Zelleke A crocodile that had terrorized fishermen on Lake Victoria, Uganda, and the residents in the surrounding areas has finally been captured. It is thought that it was the cause of death of up to six people. The search for the man-eating crocodile was started when the people living in the vicinity of the lake demanded that ...

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Square Reader Goes Red For A Great Cause

By Afiya J. Watkins According to the Associated Press, financial services startup Square is trying to turn the swipe of a credit card into an act of generosity. To kickoff this initiative, Square is introducing a red credit card reader that will serve as a charitable alternative to the millions of white readers the San Francisco company has distributed since its ...

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Woman Lost $1.3 Million from Man She Was Dating on the Internet: Here’s How They Do It

By Daphne R Online dating is an arena you have to proceed into with caution because you never know who is really lurking behind the profiles you encounter. A retired woman living in British Columbia learned this the hard way, losing more than $1.3 million, her life’s savings, trying to find a companion on an online dating site. Ellen had ...

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Ring the Alarm Series: Your Choices Today May Develop Alzheimer’s Later

Joni B ring the alarm series 6 Alzheimers www.yourblackworld.net.

By:  JONI BISHOP Series 6:  How Your Choices Today Could Affect Your Chances of Developing Alzheimer’s I bet that almost everyone reading this article either knows someone or knows of someone suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Alzheimer’s is hitting us in epidemic proportions and is an emerging public health crisis.  It is a cruel and harsh disease that not only affects ...

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African-Americans Dominate Cell Phone Market

African-Americans use their cell phone more than any other demographic market.

African-Americans have a more critical need for a cell phone than their white counterparts. According to research conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Projects, 88 percent of U.S. adults own a cell phone. As of February 2012, approximately 90 percent of African-Americans owned a cell phone and 51 percent use their cell phone for online browsing. As talks ...

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Nigerian Has the Highest GPA at John Hopkins Univ., Discusses Plight With African-Americans

Emmanuel Ohuabunwa

Reported by Malcolm Morrow A 22-year-old Nigerian student named Emmanuel Ohuabunwa has broke the record for highest GPA in the history of John Hopkins University after graduating from the prestigious school with a 3.98 GPA on a 4.0 scale. He received a degree in Neurosciences and he plans to continue his studies at Yale Medical School so that he can ...

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Ivy League Reject Lashes Out In Open Letter, Some Call It Borderline Racist, Homophobic

By Staff Blogger Getting rejected from college can bring out the worst in anyone, but in some cases perhaps the worst was already on the surface. Suzy Lee Weiss’ frustration was hardly different from anyone else’s when it comes to getting into a good school, however Weiss’ public reaction potentially exposes her as racist, entitled and a poor sport. Discounting ...

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Microsoft Creates $75M 4Afrika Initiative to Help African Buinesses

Microsoft started a $75M program named 4Afrika Initiative that will put a million small African businesses online in the next three years. It will also offer business training for 200K people and create an online hub for networking and app development.

Africa’s large spike in technology users and entrepreneurs is catching the attention of the world’s largest software maker. Microsoft created a $75 million 4Afrika Initiative that will put as many as a million small African businesses online in the next three years. The program will also offer business training for as many as 200,000 people and create an online hub for ...

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