Sungu Oyoo sat down with Muhamad Lamin Saidykhan and Coumba Toure, co-ordinators of the Africans Rising movement for Justice, Peace and Dignity, in June 2018 to interview them about the just concluded 55th African Liberation Day (25th May 2018), a date which had also marked the one year anniversary of the launch of this movement.
Struggle songs are relevant even in the post apartheid context because they continue to be an important way in which people deliberate on issues.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, his diplomatic uncouth son should stay off Twitter but the outspoken son remains defiant.
As debt soars, Ghana must take ownership of its financial troubles, starting with slashing public expenditure.
What’s race got to do with it? Dambudzo Marechera channelled his Oxford swag, Rastaman aura and leftist virtue signalling to chat up White writer-types. His stated preference for White girlfriends has been brought up by critics who accuse him of misogyny towards Black women and disconnect from the African image.
Instead of displaying myths, Samburu rock art reveals real-life stories and is made as a leisure activity.
Only months into the job, Prime Minister Liz Truss is on her way out already, leaving her government in search of a new leader and a way to regain public trust.
African youths are today positioned where cultural identities intermingle and there is a need to embrace a contemporary style that merges those identities. Black dandyism inspired by Les Sapeurs of Central Africa has helped curate a well-groomed aesthetic that is refined but inclusive of African sensibilities.
The Africa Climate COP is around the corner. Climate finance must top the COP27 agenda in Egypt to benefit vulnerable developing countries.