News

5 African Myths and Misconceptions Surrounding Covid-19 That You Should Never...

Since the emergence of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, China, the virus has spread across the globe like bush fire. Scientists are working...

NYC Covid-19 Update: MAYOR DE BLASIO CALLS FOR DRAFT OF ESSENTIAL...

From the office of the Mayor of New York City: As New York City works to...

Africa, Black Magic, and Albinism

Witchcraft and other forms of black magic can be found in any part of the world. However, in Africa, there is a...

Here’s What You Should Know About the Flooding and Storm in...

Dozens of events have unfolded in 2019. We've witnessed general elections in some African countries, a plane crash, and a good dose...

Hiring Local is Tough For De Blasio, and Especially NYCHA

Mayor De Blasio has this tendency to cast his net wide when filling up his cabinet. A year ago, he went...

Video Surfaces of Police Officers Being Doused In Water

Young men threw buckets of water over the heads of NYPD officers in Harlem and also in Brooklyn this past Monday. Image obtained from Instagram...

NYC Local

Democratic Candidates Came Into Their Own During The Last Two Debates

Progressive candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were under fire from the more moderate, and lesser-known, candidates like John Delaney, John Hickenlooper,...

COVID-19: Coronavirus Knows No Color | What The Black People Should...

Coronavirus is the virus responsible for COVID-19. The novel coronavirus reportedly broke out in Wuhan, China. It has spread around the...

Cononavirus Updates from the New York City Mayor’s Office

From the office of the Mayor of New York City: Mayor de Blasio today called for...

The Debates and Registration Guide for NYC Gifted and Talented School...

Did you know that there's a program called Gifted and Talented with the New York City Department of Education? If you don't,...

City Hits T-Mobile USA With Lawsuits

The City of New York led by the Mayor and the NYC Department of Consumer Protection is hitting T-Mobile USA, Inc. (T-Mobile),...

French -Jacques Chirac, Who Self-Indicted the French in His 2001 Speech...

Report is out that the French 22nd President, who exited the seat in 2007, Jacques Chirac has died at the age of...

How To

How to Prepare a Mouthwatering Musukui | Kamba -Kenya Cuisine

Musukui is a special chicken breed found in the Kamba community in Kenya. Unlike any other traditional chicken you would get, this...

How to be Happy and Feel Better in the Here and...

Life is hard. Right? Most times, you feel that a quick salary raise, a new job, or being with the right man (or woman) would...

How to Get Organized — A 21st Century Guide

In our world today, ideas are in short supply, and everything seems to be diminishing at a rapid rate. But the only resource that's genuinely...

How to Live in the United States as a New Immigrant

There has been a substantial rise in the number of immigrants living in the United States. This means that there are more...

Thinking about Owning a Business? Here are 5 Points African Immigrants...

Thinking about Owning a Business? Here are 5 Points African Immigrants Should Think about: Many immigrants from Africa were...

How Africa can attract foreign investors

Foreign investment has over the years been the major source of investment inflow into the African continent. Africa continues to generate high interests’ from...

Opinions

How Can Small Businesses Use Their Court Card?

Small businesses are a vital part of the economy today. Apart from the larger corporations (the “big” apples), it’s the small businesses...

SLAVERY IN 2017!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=2S2qtGisT34 Slave auction that occurred in the North African nation of Libya...slavery in 2017!   We here, at "The Gist" are absolutely OUTRAGED over this story!! SLAVERY IN...

Common Misconceptions Americans have about Africa

If you are from Africa, you may have heard or met people who viewed the continent differently. But don’t blame them, social media...

3 Things You Didn’t Know About The Rapper Niki Minaj

You probably love the Anaconda hit song, and you're quite intrigued by dozens of Niki's hit songs. Niki's life is always on camera. And if...

Embrace Your Penguin

Still Worrying that Eagle Isn't Yours? Well, Maybe Enjoy Your Penguin. You have wings. But you can't fly.Oh...

SLAVERY 2017: BEYOND AFRICA

November 28, 2017 By Staff, "The Gist" SLAVERY IN 2017! Yesterday, the French President, Emmanuel Macron, started his African tour. His mission: to reduce African migration, increase...

Food & Recipes

Dziwala Recipe |Malawian Fried Grasshoppers

Dziwala is a traditional dish enjoyed in Malawi. The delicacy is prepared using grasshoppers, onions, and tomatoes. Research has shown that adding grasshoppers to...

Isidudu Recipe | A Southern African Cuisine You Can Experiment ...

Isidudu is a southern African morning pap, which is usually prepared with sour corn flour, curried cabbage, pumpkin, and liver.

Omu Tou Recipe| Ghanaian Cuisine

Omu Tuo is a Ghanaian delicacy that is usually prepared with rice. But one thing that makes it unique from any other...

Be the Covid-19 Survival Chef with this African Food

Jamaican Ackee recipe| Afro-Caribbean Cuisine Covid-19 moves about halting parties, events and dining experience around the world. But, now...

Ibihaza Recipe | Rwandese Cuisine

Bordering Burundi, Tanzania, Congo, and Uganda is Rwanda-a Nation with a thousand hills. The country has only three ethnic groups; the Tutsi,...

How to Prepare Cabidela Rice

If you are a fan of rice, you may at some point wanted to prepare it in different variations. And today, we feature...