Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Queens Of Africa Dolls Spread Nigerian Culture

Dolls are very popular among young girls. But besides being toys that children play with, dolls also have social meaning. Girls develop a sense of...

Charlie Hebdo And Satire: What’s The Point?

Satire may be employed to prick at a society’s conscience and even perhaps challenge the powerful in society - but is that possible in...

Takamba Champions Of The Niger – Super Onze De Gao

Gao and Takamba: The Background The Niger sparkles like a giant sapphire luxuriating on a bed of green velvet as it flows past the city...
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Kora Player Purifies A Sick World Through The Music Of His Ancestors

The Kora is a 21-string lute-bridge-harp used extensively in West Africa. It is the most advanced of all modern string instruments in the world,...

Revenge Porn An Increasing Trend In Uganda And Our Union

Revenge porn - the publication of nude pictures of an individual without their consent - has become a global issue over the past few...

Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for African-Mexicans

Most Mexicans will describe themselves as mestizo, or mixed white and native Indian. Candido Escuen, a 58-year-old papaya farmer, is not quite sure what...

Wives – Uganda Dowry Fuels Domestic Violence

BUKEDEA (UGANDA) (AFP) - When Ugandan farmer's daughter Rose Akurut became engaged to a man from a village far from her own, her parents...

There Is No Movement Without Rhythm

WATCH THE FILM: FOLI To the people of Baro, this film may not mean much beyond their borders in Guinea, but to those of us...

Ebola And Its Cultural Casualty In Liberia: Hugs And Kisses

MONROVIA, Liberia — It is hard enough to push away family and friends, shunning an embrace or even a shake of the hand to...

Overcoming Ignorance and Inaction

So, it must not be a far shot, nor is it a far cry, to ruminate on what Narmer would have done. What he would have accomplished and how he would have stood up on principle, and principle alone, for Africa and for humanity.