February 21 marks the anniversary of the assassination of one of the most pre-eminent and influential leader in the struggle for human rights, justice and freedom in the United States, Malcolm X. El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, widely known as Malcolm X was killed in 1965 at the age of 39.
The authors of a new book on Gandhi’s life believe Mahatma was a racist who ‘remained true to Empire while expressing disdain for Africans’.
Africa is full of amazing landmarks such as the magnificent Royal Palaces of Abomey in the West African country of Benin
A yet-to-be-named sequel to Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk To Freedom, is to be published in 2016 by Pan Macmillan publishers
Over 15,000 inventions, patents and trademarks by inventors of African descent are acknowledged in this noteworthy book. Celebrate Women’s History Month by recognising some of the African women mentioned
There are two types of blacks I’d let Winnie Mandela ‘necklace’ with burning tyres any day: the one who treats another like the white master used to, and the one who believes in white-supremacy, finds it his duty to uphold it as gospel
That Kiswahili words and phrases sometimes crop up in western pop culture is not surprising; it is, after all, the most widely spoken African language on the continent. But every so often its use leaves native speakers a little puzzled.
Oba of Benin Omonoba Erediauwa has received two bronze works of art looted by British soldiers when they ransacked the city in 1897 in what was the most brutal massacre of the colonial era
Under the law, foreign owners of mines in Zimbabwe were given an ultimatum to surrender more than 50 percent of their shares and find local partners or risk nationalisation.