To celebrate Gabon’s nationa Women’s Day we will be profiling inspiring Gabonese women who have have made a difference by standing up tall to be seen, heard and counted. We also would like to take this opportunity to salute all the Gabonese women who continue to work hard behind the scenes. We see you and we respect your hustle!
Twenty one years ago, the world stood by and watched while over a million perished across Rwanda. For Rwandans, the genocide against the Tutsi has no equal. For survivors, it is a daily decision to live. Yet, there is a new fight, genocide denial
When Europeans arrived in Africa they found it upon themselves to bring us commerce and civilization. However, Africa had its own forms of commerce, science, art and other measures of civilisation long before the arrival of the colonisers
Religion plays a huge role in Nigerian society. It shapes daily life and social order. People who don’t ascribe to religion are viewed as pariahs and this is a major problem. Is there room in Nigerian society for people to openly question their faith without negative consequences?
Black people simply have not learned enough about each other’s struggles. Most of what we know of each other has been filtered through mainstream white media images that have never depicted us with any real agency or nuance. While Black History Month has come to a close, we must continue to take time to reflect, learn, share and teach each other and the larger society about who we are and who we have been.
Whereas regular folks on the continent have demonstrated in solidarity against the extrajudicial killings in America, the thugs in power have remained mute. One could only imagine what the outcry from Africa would be if we still had leaders like Kwame Nkrumah
Scientists have developed a male contraceptive pill that prevents pregnancy by weakening the sperm, a process which is reversible. If introduced in Africa, could it really work?
Despite having a strong sense of my African identity, I loved African-Americans. I loved them more than me, I knew them more than me. Will Smith and Bill Cosby graced my screen before I was convinced to trust the African film industry
The God we have been taught to serve is not only alien to us but also harmful, we must kill him and in his stead raise one who has our best interests at heart.