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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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 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
Debates on whether Britain should apologise for their role in colonialism is still on and while many are asking for it, a majority of others remain indifferent. But, should the British feel remorseful about this past act or not? What are your thoughts on this?
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. ...
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...
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 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.
There are various challenges that secondary school education of Africans is facing for years. These challenges can be reduced if some solutions are applied.
Koigi Wamwere is one of the earliest Kenyan political activists who was treated unfairly during the reign of the first two presidents of Kenya.
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?
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...
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.
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...
Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta was declared on March, 9th 2013 as the fourth president of Kenya. Who is this man that has attracted the attention of the world in a positive and negative way?
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.
The ANC government adopted a neo-colonial socio-economic paradigm, that has, degenerated to patronage-based corruption that marginalized the poor Africans - now facing a Low Intensity Intensity War
One tribe in Kenya called the Maasai, which is among the 42 Kenyan tribes, has defied odds of civilization and still upholds their ancient traditional and cultural ways of life. Maasai is Kenya's most well-known ethnic tribe, they are semi-nomadic people located primarily in Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania.
The Creole people of Sierra Leon represent a nation of liberated slaves that forged a free society from the ashes of their former lives. Theirs is a story of hardship and resilience in the face of overwhelming geopolitical oppression.
As the sun rises, emaciated bodies shifting back and forth are vaguely visible in the dim light. The ground is a barren wasteland yet thousands of people have gathered from miles around to wait. They wait for hope. They wait for deliverance. They...
A thesis paper example outlining the similarities and differences between the early Chesapeaks Bay colonies and the New England colonies.
The First Grader is a true story based on a man named Kimani Nganga Maruge. This biography provides a more complete story of his life.
The impacts and lasting consequences of the Atlantic slave trade and European colonialism in Africa. The exploitation of Africa has led to modern day poverty, underdevelopment and the dependence on foreign aid to provide for the people in that continent
The majority of African people and other races of South Africa are grumbling ANC government and are voicing their discontents strikes, spontaneous uprising & against corruption, cronyism, nepotism
Contrary to popular belief, the first slaves in the American colonies were not Africans. Also, the majority of Africans taken from their homelands for the purpose of slavery were not destined for the shores of what would eventually evolve into the...
I have been fortunate in life to meet many different people, each one of whom has enriched me immeasureably. This is a brief description of some special encounters.
Many black scholars have documented this falsification since the 1800’s. Cheikh Anta Diop is a modern scholar of comparative studies between Egypt and black Africans. John Henrik Clarke, in a review of one of Cheikh Anta Diop’s book online states that, “In the chapter called, ‘Birth of the Negro Myth,’ Dr. Diop shows how African people, whose civilizations were archaic before Europe was born, were edited out of the “respectful commentary of human history”.
Suppression and Propaganda From Apartheid Media To the ANC's Protection Of Information Act; Apartheid Media Laws; Post Apartheid Democratic Free Media; Media Censor and Draconian Laws; Media Tribunal
Apartheid was evil not only because it was racist, but because it was deeply and violently anti-freedom. The apartheid ideology kept white and blacks in a form of captivity. The struggle against apartheid included many whites. This is an introduction to and brief overview of the contributions some of them made to democracy and freedom in South Africa. Subsequent Hubs will examine in more detail the contributions made by each of these great people.
When the World Cup came to South Africa, brought more desolation, destitution, bleakness,corruption, cronyism, cabals, callous disrespect of the will of the poor; Government Waste building Stadiums..
During Apartheid rule in South Africa, the regime targeted children, who were disappeared, tortured, killed, burned alive, buried alive, abused, shot, electrocuted, dog-bitten, maimed, killed, dead.. This article has been partly culled from "The War Against Children: Apartheid's Youngest Victims".
Soweto was built by Harry Oppenheimer and served a s dormitory of people who were laboring cheaply, and as slave for downtown Johannesburg, Today, as a Suburb, it is the biggest township in All Africa
Gandhi landed in Durban, in what is now kwaZulu-Natal Province, in May 1893, a newly-qualified barrister sent to do some legal work for a Bombay legal firm which had some interests in South Africa.
The Bushmen, or San, were forever immortalised in the Jamie Uys movie and it's sequel, the 'God's must be Crazy'. People all over the world fell in love with the little man wearing only a loincloth who spoke in clicks and had a coke bottle fall on...