By Tafadzwa ShakaRa Mbandaka
â€œHEâ€™S SO DUMB INNIT. I DONâ€™T MEAN TO SOUND RACIST YEAH, BUT HE IS AFRIKANâ€
These are the words of English Frank to a room full of Afrikans at a Hip-Hop showcase in London. I donâ€™t have to run down the sequence of events. Most of you by now have seen the video […]
Dear Mandela – An Award Winning Film about the first post-apartheid generation of South Africa
With Question and Answer session with a South African Speaker
When their shantytowns were threatened with mass eviction, the young people of South Africa’s sprawling shack settlements rose from their shacks to protect their homes, their constitutional rights and their dignity.
Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he co-founded the all-black South African Students’ Organization and was elected its first President. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for […]Read more →
By Judith Amanthis
A couple of miles west of Accraâ€™s beach hotels is sweet smelling Lavender Hill. Itâ€™s where the cityâ€™s raw sewage is dumped into the Gulf of Guinea and itâ€™s next to some of the poorest areas in town.
By Lisa Glass / @lisaaglass
Currently, the value of global gender equality is top of the agenda for many WesternÂ governments and organisations such as the UN. The move to empower women and girls onÂ a global scale is obviously in itself a positive step. However, the consequences of WesternÂ interventions in the global South need to be properly […]
“[Mzonke Poni is the] face of an ANC nightmare – an angry activist mobilising the township masses to protest at what he calls the government’s failure to create a better life for the poor.”
– Sunday Times (South Africa)
By Adam Ford / @neon_black81
Â Twenty five thousand Kenyan nurses and associated health workers are continuing to resist, despite being sacked by the government for rejecting a union-brokered ‘offer’.
ByÂ Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah / @nas009
Feminists have taken the struggle to the cyber domain, and are active in blogs,Â social networking spaces, and a variety of list serves. The blog that I curate, www.adventuresfrom.com is an example of one such space where AfricanÂ women discuss a core feminist issue â€“ sexuality. In my personal experience,Â there are very few […]
By Kwame Nkrumah on 6th March 1957 in Accra:
At long last, the battle has ended! And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever!
And yet again, I want to take the opportunity to thank the people of this country; the youth, the farmers, the women who have so nobly fought and won the battle. Also, […]
PUBLIC MEETING STOP DEPORTATIONS!
To Nigeria, Jamaica, Ghana, Afghanistan, DR Congo, Sri Lanka…
Saturday 25th February 3-5pm
Peckham Library, 2nd Floor
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