Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa
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Arts and Culture Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote donated $20 million to help change narratives about Africa in the world. The donation was made to The Africa Center in New York, towards reversing the trend of negative news on Africa. Funding is the greatest challenge for media startups in the Global South, and there is need for local and international donors to invest in sustaining and growing media organisations in their work.

Fela Kuti was not a prophet, it is the Nigerian society that hasn’t changed
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Politics and Society Fela Kuti was not a prophet, it is the Nigerian society that hasn’t changed

Nigerians celebrated independence from Britain on October 1, 1960. The country has been plagued with leadership problems which Nigerian Afrobeat maestro Fela Kuti railed against. Fela has been labelled a prophet by many Nigerians, but is he really a prophet or it’s just the Nigerian society which has failed to change.

Is Africa’s unity predicated on the colonial borders it’s trying to break?
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Politics and Society Is Africa’s unity predicated on the colonial borders it’s trying to break?

The political unity of Africa has been an elusive vision. The United States of Africa premised on Pan-African ideals still remains a pipe dream despite having been pushed by numerous African political leaders. Is the United States of Africa a realistic vision we should continue to pursue or it’s still an ambitious dream?

Vagabonds In Power (V.I.P.): Africa’s greatest problem is selfish leadership
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Politics and Society Vagabonds In Power (V.I.P.): Africa’s greatest problem is selfish leadership

Do Africans countries have leaders who are concerned about protecting the rights of citizens or the leaders are simply Vagabonds In Power (VIPs) as described by Fela Kuti? For many people, one of Africa’s biggest challenge is selfish leaders who are apathetic to the prevailing suffering of the millions of Africans.