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Cartoon:  King Charles’ 3,000 plus studded diamonds and jewels crown
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Politics and Society Cartoon: King Charles’ 3,000 plus studded diamonds and jewels crown

The Coronation of King Charles will take place in May, 2023. King Charles is reportedly set to wear a crown with 3,000 plus diamonds and a scepter with a massive diamond taken from colonial-era South Africa. Unsurprisingly, Britain has never faced up to the dark side of its imperial and exploitative history.

A deserted north: forgotten by history and cursed by devolution
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Politics and Society A deserted north: forgotten by history and cursed by devolution

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.

From flood survivor to Doctor of green soundscapes: Meet Olusegun Stephen Titus, Nigeria’s Ecomusicology champion
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Politics and Society From flood survivor to Doctor of green soundscapes: Meet Olusegun Stephen Titus, Nigeria’s Ecomusicology champion

Olusegun Stephen Titus is passionately invested in ecomusicology, a research field that intersects sound and the environment. The Nigerian scholar has published widely on how communities and artists channel music as an instrument for climate justice and environmental sustainability. In this wide-ranging interview for African Crossroads, Titus makes ecological interventions on the state of Nigerian and African music today.