Outrage as African mask is sold for 4.2m euros in France despite protest

Despite protests from some concerned Africans, an auction house in Paris – France over the weekends sold some historic treasures which protesters referred to as “colonial ill-gotten gain.” The sale of the items has generated outrage online. The items auctioned on Sunday included a historic Mask from Central Africa and a Congolese Chair. The Mask […]

Preschool owner who teaches children about African heritage wins $200,000 award.

The founder of Little Sun People, a New York City based Preschool which teaches children about their African heritage has won $200,000 David Prize award. Fela Barclift who is popularly known as “Mama Fela” decided to establish this school after attempts to find a racially balanced school for her daughter failed. “I went to minimum […]

High rate of divorce in Africa; are we gradually losing our values?

Marriage in Africa used to be a sacred institution which is held in high esteem because of its contribution to human existence and society. Due to the value placed on the institution, divorce was a rare occurrence. However, the situation has totally changed in recent times. The high rates of divorce in Africa and among […]

African herb saved me from a 2-year stomach problem- Meek Mill

African-American Rapper, Robert Rihmeek Williams, known popularly as Meek Mill reveals how an African herb saved him from a long-standing health condition.  “My stomach has been messed up for almost 2 years. I have been to a bunch of doctors … I took an African herb and it fixed my stomach like magic!” The rapper […]

Rio de Janeiro reveals massive mural commemorating black civil rights heroes

Rio de Janeiro reveals a massive mural commemorating black civil rights heroes. Brazilian artist ACME dedicated a 360 square meter mural in the port area of Rio de Janeiro. The mural “Visions of Resistance, Dreams of Liberty” depicts African-American and Brazilian figures who have played a role in the history of the American and Brazilian […]

Namibian Traditional Leaders reject $1.3 billion Compensation from Germany

Some of the key traditional leaders in Namibia have rejected the financial offer from Germany purported to compensate the country for the mass killing of over 65,000 Namibians during the German colonial rule. According to Namibian Newspaper, the New Era, some chiefs who were initially part of the negotiation have strongly opposed the deal, arguing […]