Court orders Belgian authorities to hand over Lumumba’s tooth to family

The only remaining body part of Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s first prime minister, who was assassinated in 1961 with his body destroyed will finally be sent to his ancestral country. Following years of battle by his family, especially his Daughter Juliana Lumumba who petitioned the King to return “relics of Patrice Emery Lumumba to the land […]

Zimbabwe set to return land to white farmers after $3.5 Billion compensation

The government of Zimbabwe has in recent times locked itself in a critical position by taking an unpopular move that’s generating a lot of criticisms from both locals and people across the world. Ex-President Mugabe initiated the lands reform program decades ago to address issues surrounding the forceful colonial-era land captures by the powers in […]

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, […]

African Economic Model: Ways Africa Could Reclaim Its Past Glory – Silas O. Abayomi

Many centuries ago, Africa was in the forefront of human civilization, more so, Africa featured actively in the rise and fall of all world empires. From records, Africa gave the world all these pioneering civilization: Human civilization began in Africa-the culture of learning, documentation by Hieroglyphics, the seven ancient Egyptian symbols gave humankind arithmetic of […]

Amilcar Cabral: A foremost anti-colonial leader who helped end Portuguese rule in Africa 

Arguably one of the greatest philosophical nationalist leaders to ever emerge from the continent, Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral, commonly called Amilcar Cabral is remembered as a great Pan African thinker and fighter in the African national liberation struggles against colonialism. Cabral was an intellectual, poet, theoretician, revolutionary, political organizer, nationalist and diplomat who gave […]

Namibia rejects Germany’s ‘inadequate’ reparations offer

The Government of Namibia has, on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, turned down a reparation offer made by Germany during a negotiation between representatives of both countries, selected and mandated to resolve issues related to the colonial history of the two countries. Germany ruled its colony Namibia from 1884 to 1915, a period historians documented to […]

Africans no longer think about slavery – Akon

Senegalese-American songwriter, producer and philanthropist, Aliaume Badara Thiam known popularly as Akon has stated in an interview with DJVLAD that, Africans no longer think about slavery. “We kind of overcome the thought of slavery; the only time we think about it honestly is when we’re doing tourism to a good Island. Outside of that, people […]