Africa Day presents an opportunity to discuss challenges from the perspective of opportunity, says Dr Richard Munang.
The power to select, name and decide the meaning of these items makes Europeans the authors of African history.
Many Africans grew up with the BBC and CNN as their sources of information. In fact, these stations remain the main news source for a lot of us. Are there other options that might serve Africans better?
Kelsey Nielsen and Ugandan Olivia Alaso have launched the “No White Saviours” campaign to challenge the way in which development and evangelical work is being done on the African continent. They aim to highlight the underlying discrimination in development narratives and the relationship between races.
Ethiopia is a storytelling nation in which Emperor Tewodros has a special place.
The award-winning Zambian film “I Am Not a Witch” will be the country’s first film to debut on Netflix. It joins other African films, such as “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” on the international streaming service.
Imported Self Hate: Controversial American ex-entertainer Blac Chyna announced she will be in Nigeria to promote her new Whitenicious x Blac Chyna Collection, described as an “illuminating and brightening cream”. Blac Chyna has received extensive public backlash for “exploiting” Nigeria’s colourism problem.
31 years after his murder, the first stone of the five meter bronze monument to the memory of Capt Thomas Sankara was laid on October 15, 2018 in Ouagadougou. How else should Africans honour and remember their icons, heroes and heroines?
After its 38th Ordinary Summit held in Windhoek, Namibia, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) endorsed the 23rd of March as a day to mark the Southern Africa Liberation Day. The date is a special day for the region, highly regarded as one of the turning points in southern Africa’s history.