The consequences of colonialism are “still being felt to this day”, the UN Chef de Cabinet, Courtenay Rattray, told the Special Committee on Decolonisation on Friday. Speaking on behalf of Secretary-General António Guterres, he also reminded the participants of the challenges which face the so-called Non-Self-Governing Territories which remain around the world. “Global cooperation is…
22 Jul 2020
When colonialism came to Africa, it was founded on the vision of a civilizing mission that depicts the white as arriving in the continent to rescue Africans from savagery and barbarism.
14 Jul 2020
From the report by some Nigerian Dailies, France has decided to name some monuments after her soldiers of African descent who participated on her side during the Second World War
11 Mar 2020
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola yesterday declared that Nigeria is historically destined to be the beacon of hope for Africa and the black race, but colonialism caused the country more harm than good
30 Jan 2020
There is no hard and fast rule in the definition of the two terms - imperialism and colonialism - but an attempt by certain eminent authorities of international relations can render a generally acceptable exposition.
2 Oct 2019
Benson Omowafola 'Kasta' Tomoloju (fondly called Ben T) is a multi-talented artist and pioneer of arts and culture journalism in the country. He was at a time the Arts, and later, Deputy Editor of The Guardian.
5 Sep 2019
In the colonial era, it was normal to see whites brutalizing and oppressing blacks as aptly epitomized by the atrocious Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and other similar obnoxious acts. Although colonialism has effectively ended in Africa, the chilling news from the Rainbow Nation simply shows that the equation has changed.