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The Man Who Understands Africa

The Man Who Understands Africa

We have been compelled to dig into the background of Dr. Manthia Diawara whose masterpiece lecture we reproduced on Wednesday caught the attention of many people. The high number of phone calls, emails and skype messages have been overwhelming. Caller after caller asked “who is[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments News
International Peacekeepers Fail in CAR

International Peacekeepers Fail in CAR

International peacekeepers have failed to prevent the ethnic cleansing of Muslim civilians in the western part of the Central African Republic, Amnesty International said in a report issued today. To protect the country’s remaining Muslim communities, international peacekeeping forces must break the control of anti-balaka[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments News
FGM Victims Get Clitoral Repair Hospital

FGM Victims Get Clitoral Repair Hospital

The world’s first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on March 7, according to a statement released today by the U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Clitoraid (http://www.clitoraid.org). Chantal Compaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso, will preside[Read More…]

by February 12, 2014 0 comments Health
Remembering Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop

Remembering Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop

A GREAT AFRICAN THINKER By Sainey Faye Born: December 29, 1923 …….Died : February 7,  1986…….On this date he passed away and joined the ancestors. He was one of Africa’s greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. Born in Diourbel, Senegal, Cheikh Anta Diop was a[Read More…]

by February 12, 2014 0 comments News
Lt. Col. Seckan At Last Freed

Lt. Col. Seckan At Last Freed

 A high ranking senior military official has been released from several months of detention. Former Lt. Col. Saikou Seckan was recently freed from Mile II Central Prisons. His release was not without strings attached as Seckan has had his travel documents seized. He is also[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 1 comment News
DUGA Set to Face Gambian Dictator

DUGA Set to Face Gambian Dictator

By Abubacarr Saidykhan   The journey of thousand miles begins with a single step. As we speak, the executive members of the Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA) are currently ready and prepared both nationally and internationally to face the dictatorial regime of President Jammeh[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments News