Pathways to safeguarding free speech in Africa

-from “Nelson Mandela: The World’s Most Beloved Statesman.” Author: Adam Sulaiman ‘’Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.’’ Those were the words of Ben Franklin that should reverberate in the mind of every African leader who curtails their subjects’ constitutional right to freedom of expression.  The […]

From Taboo to Education: Can a witchcraft curriculum help redeem Africa’s cultural identity?

Ifa Divination tray & tools | Sasha Cobra Author: Felix Wisdom Onyedikachi So recently, I stumbled across a post on a particular blog, and I couldn’t help but smile at the headline that halted my endless scrolling at that moment. Apparently, a Nigerian professor was advocating the introduction of a “Department of Witchcraft” and a […]

The Almajiri Crisis Lingers with No End in Sight

Image source: Pexel Northern Nigeria, endowed with extensive human and material resources, regrettably remains underexploited. Despite its considerable potential, the region grapples with challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and the escalating threat of terrorism. Within this somber context, the predicament of almajiri children serves as a poignant reminder of unmet promises in the region. The […]

Changing Lives: Dora Moono Nyambe’s Mission for Rural Kids in Zambia

Dora Moono Nyambe – The Sun Prior to 2011, Zambia dazzled as one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, proudly ascending to lower-middle-income nation status. However, the economic narrative took an unexpected turn, plunging into a consistent decline, reaching one of its worst moments in 2020 during the global pandemic. Despite the prevailing gloom with a […]

How Societal Framework negatively Influences the Nigerian Society

Photo by Muhammad Taha Ibrahim Ma’aji on Unsplash Society is a network of relationships of people who share common institutions and cultures. It is the web of companionship and interactions among human beings that involve sharing common economic, social, and cultural values and undertakings among others.  Given these definitions, it is justifiable to refer to Nigeria […]