Category Archives for Africans With Global Voices

Blaise Compaore: The Failure of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso which means the land of upright men was given its inspirational name by the visionary Thomas Sankara who was assassinated by Blaise Campoure in 1987. Earlier, the country was known as Upper

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Politics Across Africa August 2017

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 election. Raila Odinga his opponent has reported voter irregularities and small bouts of violence have broken out. Kenyans should defend

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Magufuli’s New Economic Strategy – Taxation and Manufacturing

President Magufuli’s new strategy for Tanzania is reform of the tax system and promoting manufacturing, both of which have been proven as effective strategies in this century. Magufuli who is the

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The Role of the Diaspora in the Decolonization of Africa

Africans living in the diaspora laid the groundwork for the African revolution across Africa which led to the political independence of most African states from the 1950s -1994 when South Africa got its

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Jacob Zuma & The Notion of Democracy

South Africa is a young democracy about 23 years removed from one of the most ruthless regimes in world history; the Apartheid regime. Millions of indigenous South Africans died at the hands of merciless

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5 Things Every African Should Know About American Power

American has been the global leader for the past 50 years. The United States of America is a superpower and its might can never be underestimated. All countries want to be like America even her enemies

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Nigerian Accepted into All 8 Ivy League Universities

And the trend continues………children of African immigrants continue to excel in the United States. This year, Ifeoma White-Thorpe was accepted into all 8 Ivy League Universities and Stanford

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Modern Day Castration: Men Kneeling for Men

The picture of the Zambian minister kneeling as he speaks to President is frightening and baffling. It is a testament to how much western values have polluted real African practices. True African leadership

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Kirk Franklin’s Dress & Anti Family Agenda

The black church is one of the oldest institutions in the American black community. It is the cornerstone of society and helped birth the civil rights movement and end segregation. The church has remained

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Most Fascinating Global Black History Figures of 2016

Ghana’s President Elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was born and raised in Ga-Maami and the Nima area of Accra. Akufo-Addo received his primary education first at the

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10 Reasons Not to Watch HBO’s Insecure by Issa Rae

Misogyny is a central theme: Issa and her friend Molly call each other the “b”  word reserved for female dogs just like in rap videos so what difference does it make when it is a black woman who

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10 Questions Every Black Person Should Ask Trump & Clinton

What is your response to sentencing of domestic terrorists who are bombing black churches? Will you advocate mandatory minimum sentences to those who commit acts of terror against black people? Black

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The Brutality of Belgian Colonialism in the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has a long and complicated history with Belgium. The history is complicated by King Leopold’s quest to make Belgium great which began July 1, 1885, when

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Africans with Global Voices but Zero African Solutions

  A popular news organization highlighted an African leader with several degrees and praised his education as something to be emulated. There was no mention of how this education has translated to

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African Innovation: Eye Exams With A Smartphone

Dr. Hillary Rono in collaboration with a team of technologists, eye specialists, public health doctors and product designers have designed a unique smartphone-based system for comprehensive eye testing

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The State of Black Women Around the World

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society and corresponds with International Women’s Day on

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Black Family Matters for Black Wealth

A recent study in the United States showed that in 2012, a child living in a single female-headed family was four times more likely to be poor than a child living in a married-couple family. In 2012, among

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Why Do White People Despise Blacks by Julius Malema

This article was originally published in South Africa’s Sunday Times on January 10, 2016 There is no doubt that the recent social media posts by white supremacists referring to black people as animals

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Martin Luther King Jr. & His Journey to Africa

Americans and black people around the world will this week celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Even though he was a notable civil rights leader in the United States, he also inspired many people

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10 Cultural Ideas That Are Bad For Africans

Colonialism is responsible for all society’s ills Although colonialism is responsible for some of the ills that still plague Africa today it is not responsible for everything. Former French colonies

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