As strongly as Killmonger might resound for a younger generation in the diaspora, we need to understand that Africans and African-Americans have succeeded in working together in the past, and must continue to work to figure out a way to do that as well in the future.
On behalf of my people who sold their own for money, I’m sorry. I grew up ignoring much of black history bc I swore it didn’t pertain to me. Until the day came that my father taught me how my own tribe, thick in the advancements of trade and business development, was one of the largest and successful spots for slavers….
Libya is so unstable and ungoverned right now that short of securing the country there isn’t much that can be done on dealing with any issues that come up in the country. The recent uproar over young African men, mostly from sub-saharan black Africas, being held and sold for hundreds of dollars has brought up so […]
KISAFI, a new startup, is taking its on-demand cleaning services across Africa
Like many great things that come from Africa, we rarely get the credit for the work that is done here. Our designs, our hard work, and our initiatives, are often attributed to our saviors overseas. Although we appreciate the support brought in from foreign organizations, we will not tolerate the tactics used to keep Ghanaian companies from participating in the trade of our own products.
As digital publishing and e-books make their mark across the world, one African publishing company is front and center. Founded by Barbara Njau and Kudakwashe Kamupira, e-book publishing company Bahati Books aims to bring well-written African literature by African authors to a global audience. With recent partnerships with reading app Okadabooks and literary magazine Afreada, […]
“Africa needs you and in time, you’ll need Africa too.” How does it feel to be back home after years of college? It’s really very much of a mixed feeling. It’s exciting and interesting, I missed the food and family. At the same time, it feels a bit too much at times because there a lot […]
In February 2016, Ghana launched its campaign to . According to UNICEF data, as of 2015 Ghana’s national child marriage rate was at 21 percent. This data represents a 4 percent decrease from 2013. The legal age for marriage in Ghana is 18 however, with parental consent children can get married as young as 16. […]
The Ma’Ati nation meets the Mursi nation. Finally in a place I began to understand myself. If this pic moves you, please go to the Rift and Omo Valley yourself. These beautiful civilizations, which we’re racing to have again, are under threat due to “development” and destructive tourism practices. Those in the Diaspora have the […]
If Nigeria were a walking, talking, human being, Lagos would be it’s heart, beating profusely to the ribcage-shattering pound of all the people living inside it, desperately trying to reach one aim- to hammer. Hammer — To make it- riches, money, cars, social status or influence. To Hammer is to gain anything tangible that will take you […]