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Narmer Amenuti

My name is Narmer Amenuti (Dances With Lions). I am an Educationalist, an Investigative Historian and a Culture Critic from the Sankoré School (of Critical Theory). I am East African by birth; South African by training; West African by choice - all of which make me, African by nature. I am also a student of Ancient African Rhythms and a passionate dilettante of Science. ~ Success Corrupts; Usefulness Exalts! ~ Narmer!

Can African Art Still Shock? Negotiating African Art With Chris Ofili

Mr. Ofili Born in Manchester on October 10, 1968 Uses blaxploitation films and gangsta rap references to question racial & sexual stereotypes in a humorous way. Studied Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art Obtained Masters degree in...

Burkina Faso Vows To Identify Remains Of Folk Hero Sankara

Burkina Faso's new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the nation's revolutionary hero, Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated more than 27 years ago. President Michel...

Gaddafi’s Overthrow And Murder, A Blow To Libya And To Our Union

It's an easy answer to a question the international community refuses to ask, but when the cure was Gaddafi's dynamic leadership in Libya, when the disease was a revolution actively supported by international air...

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 years. In Uganda, naked photos of the musician, Desire Luzinda,...

US Media Piles Attack On Civil Rights Leader Al Sharpton’s Reputation

With the tax liability outstanding, Mr. Sharpton traveled first class and collected a sizable salary, the kind of practice by nonprofit groups that the United States Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration recently characterized...

Drug Experiments To Begin On Ebola Patients Next Month

Three clinical trials of experimental Ebola drugs will start within a month in the West African countries heavily affected – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The treatment centers will be run by the volunteer...

Europeans Thought That Coffee Was A Satanic Drink

The history of coffee goes at least as far back as the thirteenth century and its origin is shrouded in myth. In the Ethiopian highlands, where the legend of Kaldi, the goatherd, originated, coffee...

Burkina Faso President Still Defiant Amidst Protests

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation. Further, contained in a press statement signed by...

Africa, The Land Of The Rising Sun

Africa, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah declared in 1948, is “a wounded civilization,” whose obvious political and economic dysfunction conceals a deeper intellectual crisis. As evidence, he pointed out some strange symptoms he noticed among the...

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 Africans who inhabit different parts of the continent and travel...