Why return artifacts, sculptures, but not the looted gold, diamonds and other resources?

The admission of outright theft of over 500 historical objects including 440 bronzes by the British and the commitment to repatriate such to Nigeria has triggered a whole different conversation. Africans worldwide have shared their views on the development; whilst some called on Berlin to include the revenue generated by those objects from the time […]

UK Bans Nurses and Doctors from Nigeria and many other African Countries

In the wake of a drastic brain drain among Nigerian doctors and nurses, the government of the UK has placed a ban on it. In the recent years, many Nigerian nurses and doctors from Nigeria have relocated to a lot of countries especially the UK and Is in search of a greener pastures. Many of […]

Kenya: Lawmakers, farmers kick against duty-free UK trade deal

Lawmakers and small scale farmers in Kenya are opposing the ratification of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed between Kenya and the United Kingdom seeking to allow the UK to export goods to Kenya duty-free for a period of 25years Britain has started establishing trade formalities with other countries following its exit from the European […]

DRC born Debora Kayembe elected as first black rector of University of Edinburgh

Debora whose duty starts from the first of March 2021 will replace the School’s former rector, Ann Henderson. She has made history as the first black person to assume such position since the establishment of the institution. Commenting on her election, Debora said that, “It’s been just a rollercoaster, everywhere. Everywhere, the reaction. There is […]

Dutch court orders shell to compensate Nigerian farmers over oil spillage

A Dutch Court of Appeal in Hague-Netherland has on Friday, January 29th, 2021 ruled that a subsidiary of Shell, a British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company should pay compensations to Nigerian farmers. This follows a case filed in 2008 by the farmers resident in South-Eastern Nigeria regarding damages they suffered through consistent oil spillage from […]