GES backtracks on its directive for Achimota School to admit students with dreadlocks – Rastafari Council

Rastafarian student receives psychological treatment after being denied admission into Achimota School Rastafarians should set up their own schools in Ghana – NAGRAT President An exception to low hair cut rule will breed indiscipline – Achimota School’s PTA Dreadlocks brouhaha: Rastafari Council must engage stakeholders to keep their hair – Joel Nettey Prof Edmund Ato […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]