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 […]

UK college apologises to first black student — a Nigerian — over racism

Eton College, an elite institution in the United Kingdom, has apologised to Dillibe Onyeama, a Nigerian writer, over racial treatments he experienced while at the school. The college had banned Onyeama, who finished his school-leaving certificate in 1969, for almost 50 years because he wrote a book detailing the various ill-treatments meted out on him […]

Siya Kolisi’s humble act inspires SA again: “What we call humanity”

Africa Main Latest SA Sports News LATEST SA SPORTS NEWSMZANSI LATEST NEWSBUZZ Siya Kolisi’s humble act inspires SA again: “What we call humanity” 18 days ago 34909 views by  Claudio Leng – Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi was delivering food parcels in Joe Slovo township in Cape Town – One of the residents offered him […]

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 […]

WARNING AHEAD for GHANA & NIGERIA; LOCK DOWN measures set to lead to CIVIL DISORDER and CHAOS

Before the corona virus hit Ghana and Nigeria, I foresaw the impending calamities and although I put the article out, too few saw it, even fewer read it and far less thought to act upon it. I honestly believe that if Nigeria and Ghana had closed their boarders long before when they did, their would have not […]

Mobile cash is the best way to help Africa fight Covid-19

Togo’s president Faure Gnassingbé: ‘Women will receive the highest possible payouts, as they are more directly involved in nurturing the entire household.’ © Valery Sharifulin\TASS/Getty Faure Gnassingbé  APRIL 12, 2020 No matter how effective the developed world’s approach to the Covid-19 pandemic might be in terms of protecting public health, it simply will not work in Africa […]

Coronavirus: AU demands China action on abuse of Africans, Nigeria chides Beijing

April 11: Africa protests Chinese mistreatment with Nigeria in the lead Reports of mistreatment meted out to Africans in the Chinese city of Guangzhou has drawn the ire of a number of people on social media. Nigerian government summoned the Chinese ambassador to express their protest. After the meeting between the Foreign Minister and the […]
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