Outrage as Senegalese best student goes missing in France

The news of the brilliant Senegalese young lady who went missing in France mysteriously has so far triggered concerns in her home country and Africa at large.  The 20-year-old Jiary Sow who won prestigious awards in Senegal after emerging the most brilliant student among her year colleagues was granted a national scholarship to study in […]

BREXIT vs AFCFTA: EU loses a member while Africa takes a step towards unity and integration

Thursday, December 31st,2020 and January 1st, 2021 respectively were two important days that recorded indelible occurrences in world history; whilst one saw the fresh beginning of an economic integration, the other saw the breakaway of a member from another economic bloc. The African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which […]

The fearsome 20-year old African woman who resisted French colonialism

If there is any character in the Senegalese political history who is worthy of praise among others, then that person is Aline Sitoe Diatta, the 20-year old young woman who resisted French colonialism without fear and earned the present-day title: “La femme qui était plus qu’un homme” translated as the woman who was more than […]

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 […]

Meet the activist who boldly reclaims artifacts stolen from Africa during slavery

Mr. Mwazulu Diyabanza has been a trending figure in the news for some time now for the approach he has adopted to retrieve artifacts that were stolen from Africa during the days of slavery. He identified himself as “a pan-African activist, campaigning for reparations for the crimes against African people committed during colonialism” and also […]

Africans express disappointment as BBC links low death rates in Africa to poverty

The rate at which foreign media portrays news regarding Africa is appalling and actually calls for action. When New Zealand recorded low death rate, the media associated that with accolades like “Great leadership and Scientific adherence”. The same happened in the case of Sweden; the media was caught praise-singing the Swedish government with terms like […]

We will protect local products in new trade agreement; Tanzania to Britain

The emergence of Brexit which saw the United Kingdom detach itself from the European Union calls for certain core adjustments to be made in terms of bilateral relationships, especially business or trade agreements between respective countries, the EU and the now independent Britain. With regards to this, the Tanzanian Government has also initiated a trade […]