#EndSARS protesters hold candlelight procession for youths killed by Police in Nigeria | Video

The protesters of #EndSars in Lagos and Port-Harcourt have honored those who were killed by the Nigerian Policemen. These protesters held a candlelight procession for these victims in a bid to acknowledge them and pay their last respect.

Meet Kelvin Odartei, Ghana’s young creative genius who built his own car at 14

In Kelvin Odartei’s young days when he was walking around, picking empty containers and scrap metals to build small vehicles for exhibitions, his mother was against the idea.“I was trying to stop him because I don’t want my son to be a vagabond,” said Abigail Perri.

Funke Opeke the first Nigerian woman to build a 7000km submarine cable from Europe to Africa in 2010

When Funke Opeke returned to Nigeria in 2005 after years of a successful career in telecoms in the United States, she was shocked to find the low level of internet connectivity in the West African country.

Street near Trayvon Martin’s former high school to be renamed after him

A street outside the former high school of Trayvon Martin in Miami will be renamed in honor of the 17-year-old who was fatally shot by then neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in 2012.

How Trayvon Martin’s brutal murder prompted a Florida artist to start an art revolution for blacks with Skittles

Beyond the pain felt with the cruel murder of 17-year-old African-American teenager Trayvon Benjamin Martin by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012, one man’s art route changed with the act. Zimmerman fatally shot Martin with the excuse he looked suspicious when the youth had gone to a convenience store and was making a return home.

For half a century, Italy forced Eritreans and Somalis to fight Italy’s wars – Here’s how

Scholars of political history note that one of the more insidious aspects of imperialism, as conducted by Westerners or even in the Far East, was the usurpation of the labor of the subdued for purposes that have nothing to do for their good.

A new portrait of Aina an enslaved Yoruba girl who became a gift to the Queen of England is on display

Before becoming known as the goddaughter of Queen Victoria, Sarah Forbes Bonetta had a royal life of her own. She was the daughter of an African chief before being captured and presented to the Queen of England as a gift in 1850.

Why the Back-to-Africa movement failed three times, and what Ghana’s 2019 “Year of Return” can learn from it

The desire to return to Africa has been recurring in the social and political imagination of African-Americans and other descendants of former slaves who were uprooted from the continent during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro is on fire

Firefighters and hundreds of volunteers in Tanzania are battling to contain a reported fire outbreak on Africa’s tallest mountain, Kilimanjaro, the country’s National Parks Service (TANAPA) confirmed in a statement on Monday.

Michael Ibru introduced frozen fish to Nigeria and became a millionaire

When Michael Ibru began the production and the marketing of frozen fish in Nigeria in 1957, many thought it was a ridiculous business idea. There was no appetite for the product then, and even earlier attempts by Europeans to introduce a similar venture had failed. But a daring Ibru, who had then just entered the world of commerce and only in his mid-20s, presented frozen fish before Nigerians even while they mockingly labeled his product ‘mortuary fish’.