The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said in an interim report on Belgium that racial discrimination against Africans “is endemic” in Belgium’s institutions and the nation needs to make amends for the crimes committed in the Congo.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
EBAgroPamoja App is Africa’s first ever wealth creation tool developed by youth through Innovative Volunteerism. EBAgroPamoja is an enterprise that connects people to agro-industrialization solutions to maximize productivity, working to reduce post harvest losses.
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.
Recently, a range of publications reported on the documented sighting of the elusive African black leopard in Kenya by biologist Nick Pilfold. Many claimed it was the “first sighting” in a century, thereby discrediting local accounts.
Since the return of democracy in 1999, Nigeria’s burgeoning youth population has made the headlines come election time. This year’s election, the sixth in the current 20-year-long democratic dispensation, has highlighted the role of the youth in deciding who rules Africa’s most populous nation more than ever before.
While Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been declared illegal in some African countries, it still persists. Patrick Egwu in Nigeria, Annie Njanja in Kenya and Mamadou Lamine Ba in Senegal explored what was being done in their countries to stop this age-old discriminatory practice.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.