The aim of modern imperialism is not to accumulate colonies nor even just to provide outlets for capital investment and access to natural resources. The economist Paul Sweezy noted that the overall purpose is to turn Third World nations into eco ...

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  Tola Adeniyi I was named Muhammadu Saheed on the 8th day of my birth. I was boarded in a Quran school at age 4 and graduated at age 10 with a talk-of-the-town Wolimat ceremony in Ago-Iwoye. I have also had the privilege of performing the ...

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyrightREUTERS In Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, Sandra Kouadio takes time off to pose with her latest hairstyle... Image copyrightREUT ...

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She's one of the confirmed dead victims of the car accident that occurred today in Malingo Buea Cameroon. What a pretty child. Ohhhh RIP Nora Ewane a law student at the University of Buea was confirmed dead at the scene of accident. Her family a ...

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Fon Sama  Lake Arbor, MD, United States ·  Accident between a military truck and a pick up vehicle in Molyko close to the Police Station. Some civilians are feared dead at least one confirmed. Other persons are said to be unconscious   Fon ...

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 At least five Nigerian and four US soldiers were killed in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwestern Niger earlier this month. There are about 1,000 US troops in the country, helping local forces defeat ISIL-linked fighters. The Pentagon is s ...

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Opposition leaders in Togo said at least three people were shot dead on the third day of anti-government protests rocking the country. Protesters are demanding constitutional reforms, including changes to presidential term limits.   Opposit ...

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Security forces and police have shut down Lome, the capital of Togo, in a bid to prevent anti-government demonstrations from taking place for a second consecutive day. Protesters have held several rallies since August, demanding an end to Togo's ...

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Diwali, a national holiday in India, is also celebrated by a number of other countries around the world. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. People fro ...

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Sekou Toure Otondi, University of Nairobi Before Kenya’s August 8 general election, opposition candidate Raila Odinga promised to be a transitional, one-term president. Uhuru Kenyatta, meanwhile, was gunning for a second and final term. Both can ...

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