Young Nigerians around the world are raising their voices to demand an end to police brutality. The campaign is called #EndSARS and some of the campaigners were killed while participating in peaceful protests in Nigeria.
I became conscious of the black liberation movement in South Africa when I was a child. My dad would play South African music and me and my sisters would dance […]
Rwanda is shaking off its violent past and young content creators- writers, bloggers, filmmakers, journalists- are trying to tell the world that Rwanda is more than a post-genocide nation. I took a trip to Rwanda a few months ago to meet some of the young people.
More than a century since the German Empire carried out racial extermination in Namibia and in the wake of its recognition of the Armenian genocide, Germany is being urged to do the same for Namibia. But Berlin’s unwillingness to grant reparations has been criticized.
Activists in both South Africa and Kenya are drawing on the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile to highlight the global echoes of their own social justice causes. CAPE […]
Africa needs a new feminism. A feminism that rises from the throats of ungovernable women, rolls down the backs of intellectually curious young men, and trickles down from every corner […]
Oumou Sangare is a grand woman. The tips of her fingers are colored in black and red dye. She wears those boubou gowns with the wide necklines that fall over […]
Thousands of youths orphaned or separated from their parents by Boko Haram’s campaign of violence face ongoing trauma YOLA, Nigeria — Rose Wakulu is exhausted. Yet the 25-year-old […]
January 27 is the UN’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Commemorated to remember the liberation of Auschwitz, largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers But I am writing this […]
The Herero and Namaqua Genocide is considered to have been the first genocide of the 20th century. It took place between 1904 and 1907 in German South-West Africa(modern day Namibia), […]