Raging Fires in Greece!
The country is enduring its worst heatwave in decades. More than 118 wildfires have been reported in the last 72 hours, destroying forest areas, vilages and threatening the lives of humans and animals.
COVID-19 fuels the threat of global famine
A plea from Jenny Marique The pandemic has exacerbated food insecurity around the world. The World Food Program is short of resources to alleviate hunger. Conflicts, climate change and now COVID-19 are the three C’s driving 270 million people to famine in the most impoverished countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Latin […]
Happy mother’s day.
Life doesn’t come with a manual it comes with a mother- Dear Mothers…there is no more difficult or greater role on Earth…You are the closest thing we have to angels and the praise can never be enough for those of us lucky enough to still have…For those who have lost…may the love and comfort of […]
Pedophilia goes deeper than Jeffrey Epstein
This is a picture of Peter John Dalglish, former United Nations chief and top UN founder of UNICEF which is the world’s largest children charity. He was arrested on child rape charges in Nepal and during his arrest two young children, ages 12 and 14, were rescued from his custody. In July 2019, Peter John […]
Earthquake in Chiapas
As some of you might know, last night, around 23:50 h, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast. The earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a 8.2 magnitude. It was slightly stronger than the 1985 quake, that destroyed Mexico City. President Enrique […]
Tiébélé is a department or commune of Nahouri Province in southeastern Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Tiébélé; the chief, the royal court and the nobility of the Kassena people, who first settled the region in the 15th century, reside there. Burkina Faso, Africa, is the site of this unique village. The Tiebele […]
People and traditions of Burkina Faso
Let’s discover the some of the various ethnies and traditions that make Burkina Faso The Lobi People The Lobi belong to an ethnic group that originated in what is today Ghana. Lobi is a Gur language of the Niger–Congo language family. Lobi is a blanket term that refers to several closely related ethnic groups, including the main […]
African Tribes Traditions & Rituals
In this region of the Ivory Coast there are still ancient jungles, such as the Tai jungle, and leafy forests which are home to different ethnic branches of the Mande group. The most characteristic of these are the Dan, who are related to the Guere. Their villages are very distant from each other – they […]
People and traditions of Benin
The Dendi are an ethnic group located in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and northern Togo. They are part of the Songhai people. Dendi is a Southern Songhay language of the Nilo-Saharan language family. The Dendi people are patrilineal because they believe all men share the same male ancestor. Dendi society is split into social groups, including a noble caste. […]
Breffu: the slave that rebelled
The story of Breffu, a female slave from Ghana who led a massive slave revolt to take over the West Indies in 1733 Many rebellions took place during the peak of the slave trade. The reasons for the uprising are simple; enslaved Africans were tired of being abused, misused and mistreated. They were also tired […]