UN Responds after Indonesia arrests own law-makers in new crack-down

Eighty-four Papuans were arrested for ‘treason’ on November 17, 2020, in Merauke, as Indonesia moves to crush dissent in illegally occupied West Papua. Civil unrest is growing over Jakarta’s proposed extension of the failed 2001 ‘Special Autonomy’ law, set to expire on January 1, 2021. Those arrested included staff members and advisors of the Papuan People’s Assembly […]

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shocks the world by claiming that “Africa’s natural resources are not important” meanwhile the event was packaged by French companies eager to lay hands on Kenya’s natural resources.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shocks the world by claiming that “Africa’s natural resources are not important” meanwhile the event was packaged by French companies eager to lay hands on Kenya’s natural resources. By : Daniel MwambonuHistory has shown that every successful nation was built through its natural resources.Even the paper money that France ,Europe and […]

SOUTH SUDAN: THE MISERY AND HOPE OF THE YOUNGEST NATION

By-Emmanuel Taban (E. T. J) South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation after gaining her independence on the 9th July 2011,the country has a population of about 12.3 million people and sits on 61,974,559 kilometers of land area. Being a multi ethnic country, south Sudan has more than 64 ethnic groups with the Dinkas and […]

Remembering Pan-Africanist and DRC’s independent leader, Patrice Lumumba

                Patrice Émery Lumumba was born in 2 July 1925. He served as the first prime minister of independent Democratic Republic of Congo from June until September 1960. Ideologically, Patrice Lumumba was an African nationalist and Pan-Africanist. He led the Congolese National Movement (MNC) party from 1958 until […]

Bosco Ntaganda, the notorious nicknamed ‘terminator,’ was the M23 warlord

When it come to post colonial Africa, it hasn’t been easy for Africans living in mineral rich regions, as powerful elites want to compete with all available means to access the wealth including at the cost of human lives. The funding of rebels is one example to protect the ‘rights’ of multinational firms in a […]

Mekatilili wa Menza, fearless worrior leader who resisted British colonialists

Mekatilili wa Menza was a Kenyan fearless leader, who led her people, the Giriama people to resist the British against exploiting them. She was born in Mutsara wa Tsatsu between 1840 and 1860. She was the only girl among five children and was named Mnyazi wa Menza (Mnyazi, daughter of Menza) by her parents. She […]

The Africa we want

  By-Emmanuel TabanFor so long, Africans have been desperate to see the Africa they want, for so many years, they have been longing and yearning to see the Africa they have never seen. The need, zeal and the want started way back in the 19th centuary, when both Africans in diaspora and those on the […]

AFRICA IN NEED OF DECOLONISATION FROM ANOTHER PHASE OF COLONIALISM

  By EMMANUEL TABAN(Yakobo Jatura) In the 20th centuary, the African continent was in series of revolutionary wars to get rid of the foreign rulers with unfair political, social and economic policies. These policies were geared towards not only ruining the African continent but also imposing the foreign will on the Africans. Some of the […]