Exodus of Black Africans to Europe: A Deja vu with a difference.
- Sunday, August 30th, 2020
Anti-immigrant sentiment is again on the rise in South Africa. When was there no anti-immigrant sentiment in South Africa you will say? You might indeed be right. But this time, it seems black South Africans (Operation Dudula) are beyond serious on evicting for good other Africans from their country by forming vigilante and pressure groupsREAD MORE
The ongoing Russian-Ukraine war has brought about some dire consequences in international political economy. The reverberating effects of the conflict has destabilized global food supply, especially in Africa. This has further exacerbated the poverty and hunger in the continent. Those who cannot feed themselves may probably starve. Africa thus top the list. WHY IS THEREREAD MORE
With some early exceptions, Europeans were not able to independently enter the West and Central African interior to capture Africans and force them onto ships to the Americas. Instead, European traders generally relied on a network of African rulers and traders to capture and bring enslaved Africans from various coastal and interior regions to slaveREAD MORE
Oppression, when written about, is often reduced to one layer of suffering. Yet when one unpacks the lives and narratives of the poor it becomes clear that their struggle to survive takes place under many layers of oppression. Layer One: The History of Racial Oppression The most obvious layer of oppression is that of aREAD MORE
There are many things one can accuse Nigeria of, but being xenophobic is not one. Since the ugly occurrences of violence against immigrants reared its head in South Africa, a lot of uninformed political commentators especially from South Africa have refrained from calling the disturbances what they really are and proffering solutions without trying toREAD MORE
European slaves were cheaper but Africans readily sold their own. Affecting millions it showed the horrors of forced labour in the 20th century. Using a new approach to DNA analysis, the 17th century bones of three African slaves have been traced to their countries of origin for the first time, researchers said this week. TheREAD MORE