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Interview: Talking to performance artist Jelili Atiku
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Sport, Arts and Culture Interview: Talking to performance artist Jelili Atiku

Arguably one of the most high profile cases for freedom of creative expression to occur during 2016 involved the performance artist Jelili Atiku, a prominent member of the Lagos art community, a Prince Claus Award winner and a member of Arterial Network Nigeria. Atiku was arrested as a result of a public performance held in January 2016.

Remembering a South African struggle icon: Ahmed Kathrada- 10 quotes
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Politics and Society Remembering a South African struggle icon: Ahmed Kathrada- 10 quotes

South Africa has lost a liberation hero with the passing of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, aged 87. Affectionately known as Kathy, Kathrada was a Robben Island prisoner and one of Walter Sisulu, and Nelson Mandela’s closest cadres in the struggle against apartheid. Kathrada dedicated is life to fighting racial inequality and the apartheid regime’s racist and unjust policies. We share with you 10 of his profound and timeless quotes.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: 10 pictures
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Politics and Society Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: 10 pictures

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in America is a holiday to celebrate the birthday of renowned civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., born on 15 January, 1929. The special day continues to become more important in many people’s lives across the world. We look at some important moments in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life in pictures.

Remembering Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: 7 Quotes
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Politics and Society Remembering Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: 7 Quotes

We remember an African struggle icon Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. Sobukwe founded, and led the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), an anti-apartheid movement. Affectionately known as the Professor or simply “Prof”, Sobukwe dedicated is life to fighting racial inequality and the apartheid regime’s racist and unjust policies. We share with you seven of his profound and timeless quotes.