politics

One of the Few Politicians Standing Up for the Rights of Zimbabweans

Whether through her work as a lawyer doing civil, constitutional and matrimonial litigation, or in…

Eric Adams pledges slots for Nigerians in New York City

By Cecilia Ologunagba/New York Eric Adams, the Democratic candidate for the Mayor of New York…

Comedian Michael Blackson considering running for president of Ghana

FRANCIS AKHALBEY Ghanaian-American comedian Michael Blackson has taken to social media to express his interest in vying…

The little-talked about ‘godfather of Black politics’ who wowed four U.S. presidents

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR In the 1960 U.S. Presidential campaign, John Kennedy was running a close…

Number of people rejecting Queen’s honours doubles in past decade

Mattha Busby The proportion of people turning down honours from the Queen is rising and…

Kamala Harris Makes History As First Female, Black, Asian American Vice President

By Forbes As vice president-elect, Kamala Harris makes history in a number of ways: She is the…

‘Ghetto presidents’: musicians risk all to take on authoritarian rule in Africa

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Samuel Okiror in Kampala They call him the “ghetto president”, and his ambition…

Ghanaian Rapper, Sarkodie Declares Presidential Ambition

By Ugochukwu Madu The musical artiste made his intention known in a recent tweet he…

FOCUS ON NIGERIA: The Next Level For Africa

“Foreign companies, especially oil prospects and development companies, have been in Nigeria for about two…

OPINION For black folks, impeachment doesn’t mean much | Solomon Jones

The historic impeachment of Donald Trump has captivated much of the American public, but I talk to…