Sungu Oyoo sat down with Muhamad Lamin Saidykhan and Coumba Toure, co-ordinators of the Africans Rising movement for Justice, Peace and Dignity, in June 2018 to interview them about the just concluded 55th African Liberation Day (25th May 2018), a date which had also marked the one year anniversary of the launch of this movement.
The history of Northern Kenya and marginalisation goes as far back as the colonial days. The same trend used by colonisers has remained in play. Historical evidence points at a neglected, abandoned and marginalised region and successive governments have not done enough to reverse the deep inequalities and marginalisation.
Africa’s most famous funnyman and TV star, the South African stand-up comedian and author Trevor Noah, is leaving his job as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in the US.
Iconic Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge beat his own world record in the Berlin Marathon, clocking 2:01:09, a whole 30sec lower than his previous record time of 2:01:39 that he set in 2018.
The individual earth stewards that care for our natural environments and transform living environments into environmentally friendly versions are the perpetually unsung heroes of our climate precarious age. Here are some legendary, innovative, and unrelenting stewards you should know.
After reviewing recent manuscripts with data collected from the continent and recognising a tendency to exclude African contributors, the global medical journal ‘The Lancet’ will now reject such papers from publication.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is the best university in Africa according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2023.
The young artist’s paintings tell the story of his upbringing and his determination to create excellent, original pieces. Now the long hours and hard work are paying off.
Writing from the time honoured capital of Africa, Addis Ababa, Alieu Bah brings home the need for a balanced view of the continent. Not one locked in exotic discourse or Job like lamentation but one that is at once righteous and striving.