NBA Sponsored Basketball league to commence in Rwanda today

The first game of the NBA-sponsored Basketball Africa League (BAL) is scheduled to begin today, 16 May 2021 in Kigali -Rwanda after being delayed by the pandemic. The League, which was constituted through a partnership between the National Basketball Association (NBA) in North America and the International Basketball Federation, is set to feature club teams […]

Wind of Change Blowing: A Youthful Battle Against a Veteran Bush Fighter in Uganda

As colonialism neared its culmination in the 1950s in Africa, a wave of optimism swept throughout the continent. But after its brave escape, and the defeat of colonialism, Africa was and is still faced with the tasks on which hang the survival of the newly formed nations defined by colonial borders. The extensive ranges of […]

Samory Touray: A great African general who once defeated the French colonial army in West Africa

Resistance against domination and oppression is a trait always exhibited by oppressed people. In other words, revolution is imminent wherever oppression is the order of the day. Such was the heroic trait that embodied the character of Samory Touray, a gifted anti-colonialist commander, religious leader and administrator who vigorously fought to prevent the French ambitions of […]

Democracy is Not a Good Thing For Africa – Salif Keita, The Golden Voice of Africa

Prior to the arrival of European travelers and subsequently colonialism, Africa has had its own political system. Not only has colonialism created a new struggle of unending attempts by Africans to adopt an “alien” governance system, but it has also equally placed the entire continent in the exploitive end of the capitalist economic system. For decades, […]

Mali Coup: Military Want Three-year Transition; Agrees to Free President

The military coup leaders in Mali want a three-year military-led transitional government after they have agreed with regional negotiators to release deposed President, Mr Ibrahim Buobacar Keita, the AFP News reports.  “The junta has affirmed that it wants a three-years transitional to review the foundation of the Malian State. This transition would be directed by […]

Third Terms Is Also a Coup – Guinea Bissau’s President to ECOWAS leaders

At the virtually emergency summit meeting held on the 20 August 2020, the ECOWAS member states in their resolution on the ongoing crises in Mali denounced the action taken by the military to depose embattled President Ibrahim Keita, something the regional leaders’ term as a negative and obstructive insolence towards the democratic order of the […]

Mali Coup: France Takes Issue to The UN Security Council

Reactions to the Mutiny Until the first democratic elections in 1992, Malians have experienced 23 years of military rule. Regardless of this experience, the majority of Malians have welcomed the action taken by the military. Opposition supporters mostly could be seen celebrating the removal of the President on the street along with soldiers.  A member […]

Mali’s President, Prime Minister and other Ministers Arrested in Mutiny

The embattled President of Mali, Mr Ibrahim Keita has been arrested along with his Prime Minister and other government ministers government spokesperson confirms.  The emerging crisis in Mali came only a few weeks after a long-popular opposition protest, led by the M5-RFP opposition coalition alias the June 5 Movement demanding the resignation of the President […]

West Africa Provides Sanctuary For Lebanese but Lebanon is a Hell For African Girls

Across the streets in West Africa, the presence of Lebanese is felt everywhere especially in the business sector. They were highly welcomed to settle and operate businesses in this accommodating ecosphere thus found successes in a huge market population. While historians are inconclusive about the history of the arrival of the Lebanese in West Africa, […]