Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

Digital Taxation Troubles Tech Businesses in African Countries

NAIROBI, KENYA – More and more African countries are taxing digital platforms and mobile money transfers to fund economic development.

Nigeria is the latest country to join the trend, with a new 5% tax on items bought online. It wants …

Zimbabwean Woman Honored with Statue in New York

New York/WASHINGTON – Tererai Trent appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2009 and inspired the world with her story of overcoming enormous odds to pursue her dreams of education. This week, she finds herself immortalized alongside Winfrey with a …

Surfer Launches Dakar’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts and other debris lap against the shore of Virage Beach in northwest Dakar, Senegal. Workers from beachside restaurants and surf shops rake the sand to try to capture the waste, but the …