An oral history based biography of a survivor of colonial genocide in Namibia indicates instances of humanity during an entirely inhumane era.
Eight West African countries have agreed to change the name of their common currency to the Eco, finally cutting ties with the CFA franc. The Eco will still be pegged to The euro but the rule that member states keep 50 percent of reserves with French treasury will be removed.
The unstable authoritarian pathway that many post-colonial African states followed was facilitated by the way in which European empires undermined democratic elements within African societies.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.
For a continent that did not define its internal borders, Africans are certainly very serious about enforcing these divisions.
US district Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the New York federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by Namibia’s Herero and Nama tribes seeking reparations from Germany for the genocide of their ancestors.
Contrary to the colonial view, Bushmen of southern Africa had a complex and meaningful practice of dress.
The UK has been humiliated by a judgment that offers hope to other nations looking to unburden themselves from the legacy of imperialism.
In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable.