A journalist and nine others were each sentenced to a year’s imprisonment for protesting against a constitutional referendum on Monday, according to judicial sources in Egypt. The 10 defendants were found guilty of attempting to derail the constitutional referendum that […]
If ever someone introduces himself to you as “Engr. Double Chief Sir,” you need not ask where he is from. In a world championship for titles, Nigerians would win all the medals. Why are we so obsessed with this absurd practice?
It’s as if the Samora Machel Monument wasn’t meant to be found. After the turn-off from a well-marked highway between South Africa and Mozambique, the road to the site of the mysterious plane crash of Mozambique’s first president twists and turns for miles.
Obama has invited 47 African leaders to a summit in DC, but no summit between the US and that many countries can come up with useful solutions that will work for all countries. If Obama wants to meet with African presidents, he should attend an AU meeting.
What makes someone African? In a globalised world, is there such a thing as an African identity? If you’re African by origin but were born and raised abroad, what makes you African? A conversation about identity with Caine Prize-winning author Tope Folarin.
When one looks and listens to business, political and cultural leaders, we are most likely to see and hear speeches of African people that not only reinforce white supremacy but are rooted in European thinking. Our present orientation is not necessarily rooted in African thought, culture and heritage.
Government officials have confirmed that over 100 people were killed by gunmen in Kaduna state over the weekend. Police also ratified the incident but declined to give an official death toll. The area has seen many disputes over land, ethnicity […]
Work has begun on rebuilding the desecrated tombs of Timbuktu. The rebuilding takes place to rectify the damage that was caused by Islamic militants who destroyed the talismanic earthen structures in 2012. The Jihadist group involved in the destruction stated that […]
A month after the president’s birthday celebrations and his daughter’s extravagant wedding, flood-stricken Zimbabwe is up in alms following the heavy rains of the past fortnight. Having spared no expense on the lavish festivities amounting to $16 million, the state […]