Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo’s quest to see Africa move beyond aid was once again on full display, after his latest speech in the presence of French president Macron sent a strong message to the western world.
A liberation statue to commemorate Nigeria’s musical icon Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was unveiled in Lagos on the 20th Anniversary of the legends death. “Fela used his music to challenge government and people to explore development through social and economic activities that are rooted in African values.”
The ANC has worked hard to monopolise the history of the anti-apartheid struggle – meaning transformational figures are being left out.
A playlist of songs by Fela Anikulapo Kuti the superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend and one of the most challenging and charismatic music performers of our time.
World renowned Kenyan writer and literature scholar Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o has suggested the rename of the South African city of East London to be renamed after the late great African scholar Samuel Edward Krune Mqhayi. A honour befitting Mqhayi, will be renaming the city East London after him to commemorate his remarkable literary work, and it will be an honour to many African leaders whose contributions have never been recognized in the post colonial era.
We sat down with professor Sabelo Gatsheni-Ndlovu to talk about – ‘The origins of decolonial education’
As the world mourns the loss of Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro, who passed away at the age of 90, Hakima Abbas reminisces on Fidel the dream, the idea, the vision.
When Europeans arrived in Africa they found it upon themselves to bring us commerce and civilization. However, Africa had its own forms of commerce, science, art and other measures of civilisation long before the arrival of the colonisers
The season of imbibing is upon us, but me, I won’t spend a single cent on booze. I’ll be scavenging at parties and listening to stories told by Zimbabweans back from South Africa about how awesome Mzansi is and how awful Zimbabwe is, like we care.