Along with Frederick Douglass, the most famous slave in history was probably Olaudah Equiano. Equiano was an Igbo, though there was no way for him to know that until his own Middle Passage. As an African ethnonym, the word Igbo …Continue reading
It is important going into this article to specify how the success mentioned in the title is measured. Success is typically seen as a fulfillment of a function, but if Socialism as a system is measured in this way, then …Continue reading
At a highly stimulating event held by the African Student For Liberty (ASFL) to mark Nigeria’s independence anniversary, students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) gathered at the school’s Faculty of Arts to learn about ideas of liberty and to …Continue reading
A young Nigerian, credited for building the world’s first gaming robot, has just become the highest paid in the field of Robotic engineering.
Silas Adekunle achieved this feat after signing a new deal with the world’s reputable software manufacturer, Apple …Continue reading
South Africa’s highest court has legalised the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court’s ruling that found …Continue reading
Government of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has jailed a newspaper editor who exposed corruption in the country’s Ministry of Sports.
Tharcisse Zongia, editor-in-chief of the satirical weekly newspaper, Grognon, was sentenced in absentia to one year in jail …Continue reading
About Applied Economics for Africa
Economics is a very important subject but the main problem in teaching it in Africa is making it less esoteric and more relevant to the students. There are three reasons for this difficulty.
First, most …Continue reading
“Non-democratic countries with poor human rights records maintain power by tightly controlling information, limiting people’s ability to share opinions, organize and create democratic alternatives.”- Anonymous
Internet freedom is a broad term encompassing several related concepts regarding use of …Continue reading
For every rational human being, finding love is, arguably, one of the best things in life. And when that love enjoys the support of friends and family, the joy is fuller.
But for Shalom Shoremi, finding love pitted her against …Continue reading