Black History Month, observed every February in the United States, is a period set aside to celebrate important events and people in the history of black diaspora. To commemorate this year’s event, we list the top five female civil rights campaigners in the U.S.
Today we celebrate the legacy of Patrice Lumumba, one of Africa’s founding heroes and remember the words he left us with in his quest to see the liberation and development of Africa.
Last week #WhatWouldMagufuliDo was trending on twitter as people, inspired by the frugal and conscientious leadership of Tanzania’s new president, John Pompe Magufuli, created memes in which they forego expensive options for more economic ones.
December 6 marks the anniversary of the death of a revolutionary and thinker, Frantz Omar Fanon. Fanon wrote on the psychopathology of colonisation, and the human, social, and cultural consequences of decolonization.
Africa lost one of its most celebrated liberation heroes and revolutionary leader, Samora Moisés Machel who perished in a fatal plane crash on this day in 1986.
On this day Africa lost one of its most illustrious sons, Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara, who was assassinated in 1987. Sankara, a military captain, Marxist revolutionary, and pan-Africanist led Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. Here are his 10 memorable quotes.
On this day in 1999, one of Africa’s foremost statesmen, Julius Kambarage Nyerere passed on. Nyerere was the first President of Tanzania and previously Tanganyika, from 1961 until his retirement in 1985.
Today the world commemorates the birth of a global icon. 146 years ago Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, or “Great Soul” was born. Regarded as one of the foremost symbols of non-violent protest
21 September marks the anniversary of the birth of an African titan Kwame Nkrumah. The first President and Prime Minister of Ghana, Nkrumah led Ghana to independence. A nationalist and Pan-Africanism proponent, Nkrumah is undoubtedly one of Africa’s foremost freedom fighters.