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Republican Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Perry recently introduced legislation in the House seeking to end Washington’s recognition of the ‘One China’ policy.
Hundreds of Taiwanese Nationals Handed Over to Mainland China: Report
According to an investigation titled China’s Hunt for Overseas Taiwanese released on Nov. 30 by Safeguard Defenders, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been arranging for Taiwanese citizens arrested abroad to be extradited back...
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Remembering Wilbur Smith
After spending the morning reading and writing with his wife Niso by his side, global bestselling author Wilbur Smith passed away suddenly on Nov. 13 in Cape Town, South Africa, according to a statement on...
Passengers wait in an otherwise empty terminal to try to get tickets from Cape Town to Amsterdam after other flights were cancelled on November 29, 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. The South African government says the country, which just recently re-opened to international tourism, is bearing the brunt of publicly announcing the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, as other countries placed it on the red list.
US, UK, EU Ban Flights From African Nations After Discovery of New COVID-19 Strain
A new variant of the COVID-19 virus was discovered in South Africa and has raised alarm bells all over the world. The United States, UK, and the EU have banned flights from African nations following...
Uganda traded much of its sovereignty over its aviation authority to the Chinese Communist Party in exchange for a $200 million loan in 2015, set to come due in March of 2022.
Debt Traps Work: How Uganda Gave China Control of Its Largest Airport
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is poised to take control of Uganda’s only international airport next year after the Government of Uganda signed into a 2015 debt trap agreement borrowing millions from the Export-Import Bank...
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Ancient African Secret to Purifying Gold with Glass
With the earliest evidence of currency in pre-colonial West Africa taking the form of gold coins dating back to the ninth to tenth centuries AD, a method for purifying gold was essential. The ancient settlement...
Communist China's increasing digital influence in Africa might spell bad news for the people.
Beijing Spreads Its Communist Model in Africa With Massive Digital Infrastructure
The People's Republic of China (PRC) has heavily invested in Africa over the past decade and continues to be one of the leading investors in the continent, eyeing the region’s vast resources. One area where...
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Rescued Rhinoceros Becomes a Proud Papa After Recovering From Poached Horns
Seha the rhinoceros was left for dead by poachers in 2016. Endangered wildlife preservation organization Saving the Survivors discovered the dying animal and brought him to their facility to treat his wounds. Now, five years...
Deep Voice Deep Fake Artificial Intelligence Dubai $35 Million Scam
Deep Voice AI Used to Con Dubai Bank Out of US$35 Million
A form of artificial intelligence that clones voices was used to manipulate a bank manager into conning a company in the United Arab Emirates out of US$35 million, according to court documents.  On Oct. 13,...
World Health Organization Endorses Use of World’s First Malaria Vaccine
On Wednesday, Oct. 6, The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed the world’s first malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, which has been under development by pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline since 1987.  The vaccine is being heralded as having the...