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 […]

How Jammeh foiled commando-style attack by Ex US officers

Six years ago, a group of Gambian diasporans armed with high-grade military equipment stormed the Banjul based presidential palace in an attempt to topple the then President Yahya Jammeh led regime. This incident which occurred in the early hours of December 30th, 2014 with numerous gunfire got residents of the capital city gripped with fear.  […]

Hushpuppi and Sissoko: A $100 million online scam vs $300 million spiritual scam

As modern technology keeps advancing, individuals and corporations find different ways to defraud others of their resources. It is however very important to note that, not all frauds are related to the vulnerabilities of technology. Perpetrators equally make use of other means such as tax evasion, as in the case of Glencor, a western mining […]

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 […]

The African way of life there is We, but the western way of life is I – George Obama

George Obama made this statement few years back when asked about his relationship with Barack Obama. The statement is a reflection of Africa’s social system which is proven to be oldest and most politically free form of socialism. Prior to contact with the Europeans, Africa had traditional value systems, based on numerous concepts that manages […]

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 […]

2020 polls: Why all Africans must be concerned about the Ghanaian election

Ghana will be going to the polls in a couple of days and we deem it appropriate to give their election the needed attention because of the impact it will have on the continent.  Within the limits of sovereignty, one may argue that, each country’s electoral decisions should be left solely for the nationals to […]

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 […]