UK Government becomes 82nd state demanding UN access to West Papua

In a major victory for the ULMWP, the British Government has stated its support for a visit to West Papua by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Commissioner’s visit, a key demand of international states, would lead to an evidence-based report on the human rights situation in West Papua. Responding to a question […]

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 […]

OPEN LETTER FROM THE GARIFUNA COMMUNITY RESIDING OVERSEAS

International Garifuna Council Est. 2019 1720 Lincoln Ave Suite #3 San Rafael, CA 94901 garinagugac@gmail.com   OPEN LETTER FROM THE GARIFUNA COMMUNITY RESIDING OVERSEAS. We, the Garifuna community in the diaspora demand an immediate end to the surge in attacks brought this year upon our Garifuna communities in Honduras. We demand the swift investigation of […]

COOPERATION AND COHESION AMONG DIFFERENT ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFRIKA TOWARDS A BETTER AFRIKA

*COOPERATION AND COHESION AMONG DIFFERENT ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFRIKA TOWARDS A BETTER AFRIKA* There are over 3000 different ethnic groups in Afrika and uniting Afrika means uniting these ethnic groups. This seems very challenging due to the fact that there are currently many ethnic tensions even within the same states in Afrika suggesting that coexistence […]

Free all West Papuan Political Prisoners!

    You can choose to read an original article here The International League of People’s Struggle Commission 3 on human rights and political prisoners strongly calls for the release of all West Papuan and South Moluccas political prisoners held in various prison cells in Indonesia. We urgently call for the immediate release of Sayang […]

Queen Amina, the fearless worrior queen of Zazzau

Queen Amina was born around 1533, she was was the eldest daughter of Bakwa Turunku, a high-ranking government official of the king of Kufena. She (her mother) seized political power in 1536 and made herself ruler of Zazzau later to be known as Zaria( in present day Kaduna state in Nigeria). A book named Amina, […]

Kandake Queens, latinised “Candace”of Kush

There were several female rulers of Ethiopia or Kush. When it comes to African rulers in Africa women or more commonly warrior queens entertained no nonsense when it comes to enemies of states, be it internal or external aggressions. Queen Asantewa and Badass Queen Nzinga are good examples. The ancient kingdom of Kush, also known […]

Queen Nandi the mother of Shaka Zulu

Ndlorukazi Nandi kaBebe eLangeni (meaning The Sweet One) was born around 1760, in Langeni to a minor chief of the Langeni tribe, Bhebhe. Very little known about Queen Nandi’s early life because there is no written documentation about her childhood. Nandi was not treated like royalty before she became a Queen. It is believed after […]

Badaru Basiru: The time is here

  Written By: Badaru Basiru AfricaMyStory What is often neglected in times of calm could willingly be opted for in times of trouble. The point in history at which Africa must, out of a daring necessity, unite may have come. And if the indices still read otherwise, then at what juncture the calls and aspirations […]