African-Americans have been brainwashed to fear visiting Africa – Akon

Senegalese-American singer, record producer and philanthropist, Aliaume Badara Thiam popularly known as Akon has disclosed in a video conversation that African-Americans have been brainwashed to fear coming to the continent. He made this statement whilst having a live chat with American rapper and actor, Joseph Antonio Cartagena, who is better known in the music scene […]

After Five Centuries of Servitude, Still Europe Is Not Satisfied

How Europe Milked Africa for Five Centuries; Still Europe Is Not Satisfied. A-332-years of continuous raids on Africa for slaves; caused depopulation; deprived Africa of biologically strong men and women shipped out to the Americas. Africa lost its productive population between the age 10 to 40 years. Large-scale murders from annexation and occupation of African […]

The African ‘Waka Waka’ many don’t know about

In 1985, the Golden Sounds, a group made of Cameroon’s security men, recorded a catchy song called “Zangawela.” The song Zangawela became an international hit leading Golden Sounds to rename themselves as Zangawela. It’s believed that the song was made in honor of African soldiers who fought to liberate Europe from being colonized by the German tribe in […]

Decades of Revenue Losses in Africa; Who Saves the Continent?

It is irrefutably true that the world depends on Africa’s resource reserves for almost everything. Unfortunately, this much dependency on the continent does not translate into development or boost Africa’s revenue base. This is partly because we trade our resources at raw value instead of transforming the continent into a hub for refined products to […]

Nigerian lawmakers debate the decolonization of Lagos streets

Nigeria’s elected officials are demanding the Lagos state governor, to consider the removal of the names of colonialists from their streets to discard the “reminders of colonialism and slavery.” Many streets in the capital have been named after colonialists, which many consider unacceptable and also as symbols for perpetuating colonial agendas. The speaker of the […]

Mere apologies not enough for slavery – Chairman of Reparations Commission

Chairman of the Caribbean Reparations Commission, Sir Hilary Beckles disclosed in an interview that mere apologies are not enough for the atrocious and brutish treatments people and nations were subjected to during slavery which sent some countries centuries behind the pace of development. His comment follows the emerging act of major institutions coming out to […]