An exploration of the connections between modern-day Africa and its history.
By Cilas Kemedjio
On May 30, 1967, Lieutenant-colonel Chukwumeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, the South Eastern Region’s military governor, proclaimed the Republic of Biafra at a champagne party in the city of Ennugu, […]
The highlight of this year’s Black History Month celebration at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, was a lecture on 2nd March 2017 by Ambassador Kwesi Quartey, the […]
Dr Merrett, a South African historian reminds us that this should be the time to commemorate important events that define the past but also pave way for the future. He […]
We all know about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, but many have barely heard of the 1904–1908 genocide in what is now Namibia, committed by the German government in their […]