Germany is set to return Namibia’s Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artefact that was looted from the country during colonialism. German Minister of State for Media and Culture, Monica Gruetters, said that this was a “clear signal that we are committed to reappraising the colonial past”
The negative effects of lower levels of self-stigma can be offset by positive coping strategies.
In the first part of a series, Yaw Adjei-Gyamfi considers why the music and message of Bob Marley still ring fresh to our ears and minds, many years after his death.
Coding is not for the future; it is part of the present. Arming children with knowledge and an understanding of coding is equipping them for everyday life. We consider the reasons for teaching children to code and take a look at such institutions as Nigeria’s 9jacodekids Academy that are doing exactly that.
The power to select, name and decide the meaning of these items makes Europeans the authors of African history.
Nigerians have expressed their outrage at the news that the country’s 469 newly elected lawmakers will receive a total of US$13 million (4.68 billion naira) as a welcome package after their inauguration in June. The money is said to be for helping them “sort out accommodation and furniture issues”.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) says it will appeal the recent Court of Arbitration for Sports ruling concerning Caster Semenya. Semenya recently lost her case challenging new IAAF rules, which force female athletes to regulate their levels of testosterone.
Statistics show that at least 70% of the Kenyan population still use traditional medicine. However, if this form of health care is to succeed and endure, especially when practiced in tandem with Western medicine, a serious look at legislation and the regulatory framework is needed.
Gandhi was celebrated for the things he taught the world in his later years, through his writings, ideas and lifestyle. He was celebrated for seeking peace for all the peoples of the world.