Nigeria Man Appointed Justice Minister in Canada

Kaycee Madu named new justice minister and solicitor general in Alberta! Premier Jason Kenney announces lawyer and Edmonton MLA Kaycee Madu is Alberta’s new justice minister and solicitor general during a cabinet shuffle on Tuesday. Kaycee (Kelechi) Madu is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly […]

Let’s Share The Continent’s Beauty – Ambassador Olga Syradin

The Guinean ambassador to Ghana madam Olga Syradin has urged African writers and reporters to share the good side of Africa to help bring a positive impact in investment and tourism. She made this note, during a meeting with the delegation of the Africa Eye at the Guinea Embassy in Accra. Ambassador Olga stressed that, […]

Belgian king expresses ‘deepest regrets’ for brutal colonial rule

Letter to Democratic Republic of the Congo president hailed as historic by Belgian media Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Jason Burke Africa correspondent Tue 30 Jun 2020 17.31 BSTFirst published on Tue 30 Jun 2020 11.19 BST  King Philippe of Belgium: ‘The colonial period caused suffering and humiliations.’ Photograph: Héctor Retamal/AFP/Getty King Philippe of Belgium has expressed his “deepest regrets” for acts […]

Statue wars: what should we do with troublesome monuments?

Cape Town was the first. In March 2015, a student named Chumani Maxwele brought a bucket filled with shit to the University of Cape Town, where there stood a statue of Cecil Rhodes, the British diamond magnate, colonial politician and avowed white supremacist. “There is no collective history here – where are our heroes and […]

Africa Rises in Rage Over George Floyd Death in US

JOHANNESBURG –  Officials in Africa have expressed concern over developments in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd, the black American man killed in police custody in the city of Minneapolis last week. The head of the African Union described Floyd’s death as an act of “murder,” while South Africa’s ruling party is calling […]

Racial Killings: Protesters Defy Heavy Rain In Lagos, March In Solidarity With Blacks Against White Brutality

With the gruesome murder of an African-American by a ‘white’ cop still causing widespread outrage across the world, some Nigerians in Lagos, on Monday, staged a walk in condemnation of the dastardly act. The Black Lives Matter Movement in Nigeria (BLMMN), stormed the streets of Nigeria’s commercial capital despite the heavy downpour, in total condemnation […]