Africa Political & Social Issues
Biafra Exit; We Are Ipob Nnamdi Kanu Is Our Leader
The people of southeast Nigeria are desperately in need of their leader's unconditional release. By the Nigerian government, who confiscated him three months ago in Kenya. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is the leader of Ipob. We are all IPOB. We want our leader out of detention.
Shame of Aged Adults in Nairobi Who Are Still Dependent on Their Parents for Survival
Dudes some aged above 40 in Nairobi are still living at their parents houses. They have no job and they will still loiter around and come back to demand food from their aged mother. Their work is to smoke, abuse all forms of drugs and lazy around with no hope in life.
Why Kenya Should Consider Changing Her Name
William Shakespeare was in a world of his own during his era. In one of his literary works, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says the following words, " What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Today I ask this controversial question and make my opinions heard.
A Review of Devil on the Cross: Political Satire
Devil on the Cross is a fictional novel that citicizes the capitalist system. It tells the story of Wariinga, a young Kenyan woman who struggles to survive due to social problems, dictatorship and expolitation by her boss.
Alternative Narratives to Illegal Migration Among Young People in Nigeria.
The article describes alternatives which Nigerian youths can turn to, avoiding brain drain in the nation and building a stronger future for Nigeria.
Moving Ahead Post Corona Virus Pandemic: Impact and Prospects of COVID-19 on the Nigerian Economy.
An article on how Nigeria can move forward to become a better nation as the last days of the Covid-19 virus come to an end.
Is the Nigerian Government's Offer of Amnesty to Boko Haram a Realistic Solution to Terrorism?
In 2016, shortly after taking over the reins of power in 2015, the Buhari government announced amnesty to members of the jihadist terror group, Boko Haram, who would be willing to lay down their arms in surrender to the state under the Operation Safe Corridor program. Would this end terrorism?
The Ominous Signs that Validate Obasanjo's Verdict on Nigeria's Unity
Nigeria's former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, recently expressed his candid verdict on the nation's unity under the Buhari administration. His views have continued to generate reactions ever since. This piece outlines some of the ominous signs that validate Obasanjo's verdict on Nigeria's unity.
Kaduna Student's Abduction: Why the Cynical Conspiracy of Silence?
Northern Nigeria has been under the yoke of terrorism for over a decade now. The heinous activities of the terror groups have included three cases of the mass abduction of students.Curiously though, the latest such abduction has not received the publicity and condemnation it deserves.
Nigeria: A Case of Metaphysical Amnesia In Politics and Governance
If the ailment is not amnesia, how then do we explain the symptom of memory loss in the recycling of old, tired and corrupt leaders?
Emergence of Gender Based Violence in South Africa
Gender-based violence has become a profound and widespread problem in South Africa, impacting on almost every aspect of life. GBV which disproportionately affects women and girls is systemic, and deeply entrenched in institutions, cultures and traditions in South Africa and Africa at large
South Africa: No Country For White Men?
South Africa: No Country For White Men or 'South Africa: What is Going On?' Our subtopics include expropriation of white-owned farms and land; the History of South Africa; Apartheid; African National Congress (ANC); Nelson Mandela; Colonialism; BEE; Crime and Violence in South Africa; Malema; Zuma
Imperialism: Should Britain Apologize (or Not) for Colonization in Africa?
Debates on whether Britain should be sorry for their conquests in Africa is still on. While many are demanding apologies, others remain kind of indifferent. But should the British feel remorseful about their role in colonization or not? What do you think?
Kenya on the Brink of Collapse After August 8, 2017 General Elections
After the Supreme Court nullified President Kenyatta's win for a 2nd term, the country is faced with challenges never experienced before as his opponent, Odinga doesn't want to accept defeat.
Ministers May Idle for Years: "Doing Nothing is not a Crime", Says President Zuma
Noteworthy trend of events in South Africa
The SS Mendi Disaster: A Concealed World War Tragedy
The SS Mendi, sank in the English Channel on route to France, killing 646 soldiers including 607 black South Africans who have served in the South African Native Labor Corps.
Private and Public Funding Politics in South Africa
This essay deals with the impact of the current funding legislation in the democracy of South Africa.
Post June 1976 Revolution: The Continuing Revolution To Date: 40 Plus Years Of Educational Struggle-Amandla!/Power!
The youths of the race were Woodson's particular concern because he recognized that it was with, the boys and girls that Mis-education began, later crystallizing into deep-seated insecurities, intra-racial cleavages, and interracial antagonisms. ...
Mzantsi(south Africa), at the Cusp of Implosion: Crisis in the Land of the Africans South of Africa: Whither Azania
This is my first Hub on this Post, and I am writing it against my better judgement because the issues to be discussed here affects me personally and greatly. Maybe I might have a clouded perspective and judgement when writing this Hub. But, since I...
Corruption in Africa: Overview, Causes, Effects, and Solutions
Africa is a continent made up of mainly black race. African countries in totality have ranked high in the level of corruption by many corruption ranking organizations.
Nigeria Political Issues: Overview, Causes and Solutions
Nigeria as a country located in the West Africa has suffered many political issues from the time of independence till date. The country has been facing both internal and external political challenges.
Challenges Facing Secondary Schools in Africa and Solutions
There are various challenges that secondary school education of Africans is facing for years. These challenges can be reduced if some solutions are applied.
Africa Dug a Deep Hole and Buried Its Talent
Africa dug a deep hole and buried its talent and then it took a begging bowl and extended it to the developed nations. And at the same time as we beg, we sit on vast unexploited resources. Africa is asleep as its resources are plundered.
Biography: Koigi Wamwere – A Kenyan Activist, Politician and Author
Koigi Wamwere is one of the earliest Kenyan political activists who was treated unfairly during the reign of the first two presidents of Kenya.
The ANC, Nelson Mandela, CIA and Project MK-Ultra
Did the CIA and MK-Ultra program change the political and economic scene in South Africa from a potential revolutionary overthrow to one of a remade compliance to the established regime of apartheid?
Nelson Rolihlahla "Tata" Mandela: The Black Pimpernel: A Part Of Us Died With Him - Without Him-Aluta Kontinua-Amandla!
Mandela Madiba Rolihlahla was not a mythic figure, but a real and live leader of our times. This is his path to greatness- from African leader, to prisoner and to President and icon Of South Africa
Criticism and Self-Criticism: Telling the Truth to the Poor South Africans Is in Their Interest - African Zeitgeist
The Present -Day Government In South Africa is Having A Hard Time fulfilling its Promises-The Voting Polity Makes Them Know It Image The Politics of Blood, Murder And Assassination Conscientious practice of self-criticism is still another hallmark...
Message From Jomo Kenyatta, Prime Minister at Kenya's Independence in 1963
This year, 2013, marks 50 years after Kenya’s Independence in 1963. This hub commemorates the Jubilee by highlighting the thoughts of the founding father of the nation on that day.
Haile Selassie's 1936 Appeal to the League of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Emperor Haile Selassie’s 1936 speech to the League of Nations marked the first time a head of state had spoken there. In his spirited speech, Selassie roundly condemned the actions of the Italian invasion in Ethiopia, appealing to the assembled...
South African Culture, Customs And Practices Writ Large: Re-Morphed Cultural Renaissance Against Dysfunctional Existence
African historical and cultural identity, has been distorted through use of political economy shows its lacks, deficiencies, interests, needs, desires, passions, tastes, ideals, motives, values, etc.